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Reformation 500

Posted on: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 @ 12:51 pm

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The Reformation was not about anything new, but about returning to the unchanged and unchanging truth. So it still is today. The celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is not a time for novelty. It is time to return. Return to the truth. Return to the basics. Return to the foundation. Do you …

Where Can You Find Shelter?

Posted on: Friday, September 15th, 2017 @ 2:09 pm

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Here we are in that time of the year when storms come upon us often. We find that the weather person on the local news program is more important to us. If they say, grab your umbrella or raincoat we pay attention. Rain storms, thunderstorms, windstorms, tornados, storms of all kind cluster into this season …

School starts soon – Are your children ready?

Posted on: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 @ 9:00 am

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Can the church help you prepare your child for school? Kids face experiences during the school year that may be new, and sometimes stressful, for them. Here are five suggestions to help you pray with your child, offering them comfort and hope. 1. Prayerball: Get a beach ball and, with your child, draw pictures of …

Vacation is over, now it’s back to church!

Posted on: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 @ 9:00 am

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Vacation has filled the entire summer.  It’s the end of August, Labor Day is just around the corner, it’s time to get back into a normal routine. I’d like to go back to church next Sunday, but I would feel totally lost. I have no idea what’s been going on there. It would be easier …

“Coming Soon” – Fall Movie Preview

Posted on: Friday, August 11th, 2017 @ 12:21 pm

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Have you noticed that it is August already? We might be enjoying the last few weeks of summer, but before you know it the weather is going to change, school will be back in session, and Christmas trees will start popping up on every street corner. Oh, and there’s also going to be a ton …

“Goliath Must Fall” – Sermon Series

Posted on: Sunday, August 6th, 2017 @ 1:16 pm

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Many of us have giants in our lives–hang-ups and habits, fears and insecurities that keep us from reaching our full potential. Frozen, we lose sight of the promise God has for our lives and settle for far less than best. But there is a better way forward. Beginning Sunday, October 1st and lasting for six …

Still Planning a Vacation? Check this out!

Posted on: Monday, July 24th, 2017 @ 1:11 pm

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The United States has many vacation spots to get away to. You could take your family to a nice beach or a fun theme park, but have you ever considered taking a trip to a Christian destination? This might sound a little strange at first, but there really are some amazing Christian places worth checking out …

Summer Reading!

Posted on: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

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Ten Books Every Christian Should Read suggested by Jim Daly (Focus on the Family) Although not everybody has the luxury of enjoying a summer vacation, the season invariably lends itself to setting aside some time to read a good book. If you’re looking to pick one up, check out the list below. Whatever your taste, …

Don’t Take a Vacation from God

Posted on: Friday, June 30th, 2017 @ 12:44 pm

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The surprising benefits of visiting a church where you don’t know a soul! Traveling this summer? Out on the road? Taking a vacation? No need to make it a vacation from church. Try dropping in on a congregation away from home. I’ll admit the first time I visited a church on a summer day far …

St. Mark’s Has A Gift for You!

Posted on: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 @ 2:33 pm

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    St Mark’s Lutheran Church has a gift for you. You can receive free access to a huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more.   To sum it up — it’s like the Netflix of Bible study videos. You will have FREE access to thousands …