A note from Pastor Rich – December 2022

Dec 01, 2022

Greetings in the Name of Jesus Welcome to the Advent-Christmas Season!  We begin a new Church year.  From birth to Ascension, we will spend time absorbing ourselves in the life of God’s Son, the Messiah, Jesus.  My favorite hymn in Advent is “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.”  Emmanuel means God with us.   Indeed, we need […]

A note from Pastor Don – December 2022 – THIS IS MY SON

Nov 30, 2022

  S.P.A.R.K.  (St. Paul Church’s Announcements to Read and Know)      December 2022   THIS IS MY SON A series of worship and preaching for Advent and Christmas     Whenever I meet with a couple for pre-marriage counseling, I share this quote: “Every disappointment involves unmet expectations.” Then we talk about what expectations for marriage […]

Children Youth and Family December Newsletter 2022

Nov 30, 2022

Hello everyone! I pray that the Joy of this Advent Season will fill your hearts and homes with the Love of Christ Jesus completely! Our theme for Sunday school during Advent will focus on The Jesse Tree. Did you know that Jesus had parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents—just as we do! His family began with Adam […]

December 2022 From Your Congregational President

Nov 30, 2022

  December 2022 From Your Congregational President Declaring & Teaching – Jesus is Lord ! Matthew 22:34-40 – The Great Commandment   But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. And one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him: “Teacher, which is the great commandment in […]

What I have learned about the funds invested with Edward Jones By Dottie Buss

Nov 01, 2022

I want to open with clarification of a statement I made in my last article. I stated that, per my resource, we must follow the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Treasurer’s Manual. While reading the Voters Meeting minutes of September 19, 2021, I read, “Pastor Richard commented that the District and Synod are advisory bodies only. […]

November 2022 – A Message from Pastor Rich

Nov 01, 2022

Greetings in the Name of Jesus What is on your mind?  Do you have good thoughts?  Perhaps you are troubled with unhappy feelings.  Maybe you are burdened with negative thoughts.  May I share a word from St. Paul?  Philippians 4:8. He said, “Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, […]

November 2022 – A Message from Pastor Don

Oct 31, 2022

Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:18-19. A pastor’s November newsletter article to the people of his church usually contains […]