February 22, 2016

Shoes and Boots Collection

Shoes and Boots for the Homeless Matthew 25:40: “The King will reply, Truly I tell you, what you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” One of the traditional disciplines of Lent is “alms-giving,” that is, giving money or goods to those in need. As […]

February 10, 2016

Lenten Pilgrimage: Day 1 Reflections

Lenten Pilgrimage: Day 1 Reflections

This year for Lent, our congregations have committed to “walk” to Jerusalem. Along with the Israelites wandering through the wilderness in search of the Promised Land, and Jesus descending the mountain of his Transfiguration toward his trial, death, and resurrection in Jerusalem, we will name our own trials we seek to overcome, as we move toward […]

February 8, 2016

Pilgrimage Resources

Interested to learn more about pilgrimage? Here are some resources you can check out: The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred by Phil Cousineau Make every travel experience a pilgrimage. This book is for the traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape. The Soul of a Pilgrim: Eight Practices […]

February 1, 2016

Lent: Moving Toward the Promised Land

“Stand at the crossroads and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way lies; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.” (Jeremiah 6:16)  As we near the beginning of Lent, we have been following the Israelites, in our Daily Bible readings, as they leave Egypt and make their way […]

January 9, 2016

Kick-off to Bible-in-a-Year Study: EXCITING!

I entered the fellowship hall, and was welcomed by what can only be described as an excited buzz. About 25 of us gathered for our first discussion session on what we have read so far in our Bible-in-a-Year study, and already, before any formal discussion began, people were talking. I heard snippets of conversation, “It’s […]

December 22, 2015

Join us: Read through the whole Bible in a year!

Bible-in-a-Year Bible Study Kick-off: January 9 To recognize Bethlehem’s 140th birthday and our covenant’s 5th anniversary, we will spend 2016 reading through the entire Bible together. The Bibles we’re using (Daily Bible NIV: In Chronological Order) have been given out as gifts. Everyone is invited to read along however much you can, whether or not you […]

October 17, 2015

New Photo Directory!

After many years without, we are now planning to create a new photo directory! This is very exciting because this directory will be done jointly with Bethlehem, allowing us to get to know members of our covenant congregation. It will also help us get to know the many new members who have joined us in […]

August 24, 2015

Nursery up and running: Sept 13

Beginning September 13, we will once again have our nursery up and running, with a regular attendant. Leslie Infantino will be in the nursery from 10:15 to 11:45 each Sunday that school is in session. (Other Sundays will be covered by volunteers as needed.) The nursery will be available for infants and toddlers (pre-Sunday School age), […]

August 23, 2015

God’s Work, Our Hands Day of Service 2015

We will participate again this year, along with Bethlehem and Immanuel Lutheran Churches, in the ECLA’s national day of service: God’s Work Our Hands Sunday. Like last year, we will start with a joint potluck with all three churches, and then have an outdoor project and an indoor project following. Potluck: will be at Bethlehem […]

August 13, 2015

Bible Study starting again: Aug 23

August 23 we will kick off our next Bible study series. This one will be a bit different: we will be working through the NOOMA series of videos made by Pastor Rob Bell (author of Love Wins). Each 10-12 minute video focuses on real life, daily experiences and feelings, and includes a conversation guide to follow. Just […]

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