First Sunday of Advent: 28 November 2021

Happy Advent to you! Our thanks to the handbells for the Prelude of ELW # 243 Lost in the Night. And…what fun to sing a new (to us) song, Keep your Lamps Trimmed & Burning, from the new ELCA hymnal, All Creation Sings, as our sending hymn! Blessings to you as we enter this season … [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Service: Thursday 25 November 2021

Blessings this day to you all! Just a short service for your reflection today. The words for the two songs are below if you’d like to sing along! Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Let All Things Now Living ELW 881  1      Let all things now living a song of thanksgiving        to God the creator triumphantly raise,        … [Read more…]

Reign of Christ: Sunday Worship Service: 21 November 2021

Blessings to you today as we recognize Christ the King/Reign of Christ. Atypical throne, atypical King, atypical reign/kingdom Yours is the Kingdom of God! Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for Reign of Christ, Sunday, November 21, 2021: Prelude: “Beautiful Savior,” – arr. Cherwein ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Even after Israel had experienced the vagaries of kings, … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 14 November 2021

Blessings to you this day and the rest of the week. See you next week for Reign of Christ, the final Sunday of the church year. Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for Sunday, November 14, 2021 Prelude: “Steal Away,” – arr. Schram. Senior Choir.  ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation November begins with All Saints Day and ends … [Read more…]

All Saints Day: Sunday Worship: 7 November 2021

Happy All Saints! Thank you to all who joined for our prelude, shared names of saints and participated in Sunday School after church. It was a great morning at First! Blessings, Pastor Chris Lee Upcoming Commemorations John Christian Frederick Heyer, died 1873; Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, died 1719; Ludwig Nommensen, died 1918; missionaries Sunday, November 7, 2021 … [Read more…]