Fourth Sunday in Lent: 27 March 2022

Blessings on this, the 4th Sunday of Lent. It’s always a joy to have special music and as more than one parishioner said today, “the cuteness factor is high today!” Even as we look on with adoration for skilled musicians of all ages, recall how God sees you. Beloved. Worthy. Welcome. Peace, Pastor Chris Lee … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: 23 March 2022

The theme of today’s Lenten midweek service is COMPASSION. Reflect with Pastor Chris Lee. Facebook link to Week 3 Lenten Midweek reflection:” Order of Worship Service: ACS #980 “Come, Holy Spirit, Descend.” Poem Gospel: Luke 13:1-9 Silence for Reflection ACS #918 “Now Is the Time of Grace.” Let Us Pray: Lighting of the candles. … [Read more…]

Third Sunday in Lent: 20 March 2022

Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for the Third Sunday in Lent, March 20, 2022: Prelude: ACS 955- “Come to the Water of Life.” Senior Choir. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation The warnings are plentiful and blunt on the third Sunday in Lent. Cut it out or get cut down! The warnings are accompanied by God’s invitation … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: 16 March 2022

Blessings and prayers for a fruitful Lenten journey to you Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Lenten Midweek 2: Today’s theme is MERCY. Kyrie, ELW #152 Poem Gospel: Luke 13:31-35 Silence for Reflection Hymn of the Day: ACS #918 – “Now is the Time of Grace.” Let Us Pray: Lighting of the candles. The Lord’s Prayer ELW … [Read more…]

Second Sunday in Lent: 13 March 2022

Blessings to you this day as you remember that God’s greatest desire is YOU! Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for the Second Sunday in Lent, March 13, 2022: Prelude: TFF 82- “Oh, How He Loves You and Me.” ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Though we sometimes doubt and often resist God’s desire to protect and save … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: 9 March 2022

Blessings to you this Lenten season. I pray it has been fruitful for you so far and continues to be so. Our Midweek services will be shared online via Facebook, email and the church website. Please feel free to share broadly! Thanks to Claire G. for reading this week’s poem, “The Things That Count,” by Ella … [Read more…]

First Sunday in Lent: Sunday, 6 March 2022

Order of Worship for the First Sunday of Lent, March 6, 2022: Prelude: “Be Thou My Vision,”- arr. Bober Meditation These forty days called Lent are like no other. It is our opportune time to return to the God who rescues, to receive the gifts of God’s grace, to believe with the heart and confess … [Read more…]

Ash Wednesday: 2 March 2022

Blessings to you today, Ash Wednesday, and on your Lenten experience as we journey with Jesus to the cross.  Remember, all Lenten midweek services will also be available via email, Facebook and the church website. Turn and re-turn to the Lord your God. Peace, Pr. Chris Lee Facebook link to today’s Ash Wednesday First Evangelical Lutheran … [Read more…]