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The foundation of the Church has been laid on the resurrected flesh-and-blood cornerstone Jesus Christ. The building of the Church, as the living and breathed-into temple of God, has commenced with the outpouring of the Spirit and proclamation of Christ Jesus. This is Pentecost! We welcome everyone to God’s house.

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June 5, 2022 Service

The foundation of the Church has been laid on the resurrected flesh-and-blood cornerstone Jesus Christ. The building of the Church, as the living and breathed-into temple of God, has commenced with the outpouring of the Spirit and proclamation of Christ Jesus. This is Pentecost! We welcome everyone to God’s house. Link to Service video on Vimeo Link to service bulletin  

May 29, 2022 Service

The Resurrection of Our Lord moves toward the Ascension and Pentecost. That is, the life revealed in Jesus’ resurrection is the life which all Christians, as the people of God, are given by the Spirit and so are to live in the Spirit. The death and resurrection of Jesus brings forth, as a new creation, the Church. The life of the Church…

May 22, 2022 Service

The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus now moves toward His ascension and the sending of the Spirit at Pentecost. Indeed, only on the foundation of His ascension and the gift of the Spirit was the reality of eternal life, gained and revealed in the Passion and resurrection, given to those who believe. Pentecost is, therefore, the actualization of the “for us”…

May 15, 2022 Service

This is 8th Grade Confirmation Sunday here at St. Paul’s, a very special day for our six 8th graders who have been examined by the Elders of the congregation. They now will have an opportunity in the service to confess their faith in God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. They will make promises to be faithful to God and His Word, even…

May 8, 2022 Service

For this Sunday in the season of Easter, the Church confesses the triumphal procession unto life: He is the Shepherd and we are the flock. Hearing His voice, being fed by His Word, and being led on His path of righteousness through death into His house, we shall dwell there forever. We welcome all to God’s House today! Link to Service video…

May 1, 2022 Service

In the Second Reading, from Revelation 5, Jesus reveals Himself as the Lamb who is worthy to open the mysterious two-sided scroll, and by His appearance heaven and all creation rejoice. All these readings together highlight an important aspect of the Easter season. They show that Jesus reveals Himself as the defeater of sin and death, and that by the Word of…

April 24, 2022 Service

One week after Christ’s resurrection, Thomas comes to confident faith. He confesses, “My Lord and my God” (Gospel, Jn 20:28). The risen Lord had stood before him and invited the disciple to touch the nail marks. One look at Jesus’ glorified body led to that joyous moment of recognition and acclamation. We welcome everyone to God’s house today. Link to Service video…

Easter Festival Service – April 17, 2022

The church year climaxes in Easter Sunday. “He is risen!” shouts out our true hope. “He is risen indeed!” reverberates with our confident belief. Luke shows the women’s dramatic transformation from confusion and fear to confident belief. Then the women bring that vibrant hope to the disciples—and to us. Link to Service video on Vimeo Link to service bulletin  

Palm Sunday – April 10, 2022 Service

On this Palm Sunday we see the word “Rock,” which functions as the primary proper name for the God of Israel in this chapter (32:4). It is a poignant image, certainly for Moses. On two fragile occasions, the Lord provided water for the people by Moses striking a rock. On the second occasion, Moses was not supposed to strike the rock, but…

March 27, 2022 Service

The Epistle, our preaching text, is one of St. Paul’s clearest explications of reconciliation, including what is surely one of the richest summaries of the Gospel and the sanctified life which results: “In Christ God was reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation” (2 Cor 5:19). Link to Service video…