About Worship on Sunday 9/30

Join us for a traditional worship service at 8:30 am, or contemporary worship at 10:45 am! Coffee/Fellowship at 9:30 Adult Ed at 9:40 (Fireside Room) Sunday School at 9:40 About worship this Sunday: Someone is casting out demons in Jesus’ name who isn’t part of Jesus’ own circle, and the disciples want him stopped. They appeal to Jesus, as Joshua did to Moses about the elders who prophesied without official authorization. Like Moses, Jesus refuses to see this as a threat. Jesus welcomes good being done in his name, even when it is not under his control. The circle we form around Jesus’ word must be able to value good being done in ways we wouldn’t do it, by people we can’t keep tabs on. (sun

About Worship Sunday 9/23

Worship with us at St. Peter's Lutheran on Sunday 9/23! The storm hit hard, but the Lord spared our church. Blessings to all of those who suffered loss from last night's storm. We will be back to our two-service schedule this weekend. 8:30 am Traditional Worship 9:30 Coffee & Fellowship 9:40 Sunday School 10:45 Contemporary Worship About worship this Sunday: Today we hear James warn against selfish ambition, while the disciples quarrel over which one of them is the greatest. Jesus tells them the way to be great is to serve. Then, to make it concrete, he puts in front of them an actual flesh-and-blood child. We are called to welcome the particular children God puts in front of us, to make roo

About Worship & Rally this Sunday 9/16

Worship with us at 9:00 am (last single service of the summer) then stay for waffles, bounce house, games, train ride, and more! Help kick off fall programming for both Adults and Children until noon. Bring your friends, family and neighbors! At 10:30 am we will have a special Blessing of our new Little Free Library on the southeast side of the building. Thank you, Phil for the construction, Terra for the finishing, and Pastor David and Terra for the installation! About worship on 9/16: Three weeks ago we heard John’s gospel’s version of Peter’s confession of faith. This week we hear Mark’s version, when Peter says, “You are the Messiah.” In John, the stumbling block is Jesus’ invitation to

About Worship 9/9

I hope everyone is having a fun DJJD weekend! Worship with us at 9:00 am, and stay for coffee & fellowship before heading off to the carnival and parade one last day! About worship this Sunday 9/9: James tells us to stop showing favoritism in the assembly, treating the rich visitor with more honor than the poor one. Jesus himself seems to show partiality in his first response to the Syrophoenician woman in today’s gospel. Was he testing her faith in saying Gentiles don’t deserve the goods meant for God’s children? Or was he speaking out of his human worldview, but transcended those limits when she took him by surprise with her reply? Either way, the story tells us that God shows no partialit

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