Readings for Sunday June 24, 2018

Sunday June 24, 2018          Readings for this Sunday  First Reading: Job 38:1-11 Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Gospel: Mark 4:35-41 (New feature: Click the verse to read it now.) Now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation! Now we are in the storm, the boat almost...

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Pastor’s Ponderings…

The disciples were baffled that Jesus was sleeping in the boat as the waves crashed upon them and they took on water.  A treacherous moment; a cartoonist might have a lot of fun with this story.  Can’t you just see Jesus sleepily stretching, yawning, and then like hitting a snooze button, he asked...

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An additional Word

Friends, here are a few additional items that may be of interest to you as you stay abreast of events and invitations here at St. Luke, as well as throughout our Synod and the ELCA churchwide. What follows is: a detailed recap of the recent Synod Assembly, with links to all...

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Readings for Sunday June 3, 2018

Readings for this Sunday First Reading: Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Gospel: Mark 2:23–3:6 (New feature: Click the verse to read it now.) Deuteronomy makes clear that sabbath-keeping is meant for the welfare of all. God delivered the Israelites out of slavery, so they should not ever work anyone else seven...

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Pastor’s Ponderings…

On Sunday, following worship, we’ll gather in Pontoppidan Hall for our bi-annual Congregational Meeting.  As a matter of course, we hold 2 congregational meetings each year; 1 in Jan./Feb. to vote on a budget that will fund our mission and ministry for the fiscal/calendar year and a 2nd meeting usually May/June...

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