Easter 2021

Easter 2021

Christ is Risen! Alleluia!! Happy Easter from my home to yours. This past year has been one of isolation, fear, and division. And yet, it has also been a time of peace and reflection. We have spent an entire year separated from each other. But we are never separated...
Pondering the Passion

Pondering the Passion

Jesus, I will ponder nowOn Your holy passion;With Your Spirit me endowFor such meditation.Grant that I in love and faithMay the image cherishOf Your suff’ring, pain, and deathThat I may not perish. — Sigmund von BirkenLSB 440, verse 1 Text: Public...

A Christmas Light

As 2020 draws to a close, it may feel that the darkness is closing in. COVID-19 cases are rising again and we are facing some of the hardest days of this pandemic. Christmas celebrations will be different—no large gatherings, no choirs singing, and worship services...

Thanksgiving 2020

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving?  Is it the food? Or gathering together with friends and family?  I love the food, especially if someone else is cooking, but my favorite thing is gathering around the table with family. But this year, like many of you, I am...

Thank You to Our Pastors

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Although we appreciate our pastors every day, we often don’t take the time to tell them how important they are to us.  I am blessed to interact with many pastors through my work with the LWML. Pastors across our country rose to...

Back to School

Back to School.  Those words don’t have the same excitement as usual this year.  Teachers and administrators are faced with a daunting task of educating students while keeping staff and students safe. Parents are making difficult decisions. Each community is making...