Month: November 2015

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Tomorrow is the National Day of Thanksgiving. We’re waiting for that day to arrive, but we’re waiting actively, waiting by preparing, anticipating the feast. A lovely thought!
Shortly after Thanksgiving, on November 29, Advent starts.  Advent is a season of…

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Pastor Brian vacation notice

Pastor Brian will be on vacation November 16-22.  During that week, Pastor David Eppelsheimer of Community of ChristChurch will cover emergency pastoral care needs.  Pastor Jim Flachsbart will preach and preside at both worship services on Sunday November 22.…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

One of the things I love most about the ELCA is the set of effective relief and development programs coordinated from the Churchwide offices in Chicago.  (ELCA = the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the national church body to which…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Ministry Site Profile
We’re coming to a turning point in Shepherd’s transition process.  The work of the Transition Task Force is nearly done.  Their main project, the Ministry Site Profile (MSP), is very close to completion.  This Sunday members of…