Category Archives: Trinity Lutheran

Aug. 9, 2020

Prayer of the Day O God our defender, storms rage around and within us and cause us to be afraid. Rescue your people from despair, deliver your sons and daughters from fear, and preserve us in the faith of your … Continue reading

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The Love of God

Pastor’s Column for August Epistle Dear Friends in Christ, Our epistle text the last Sunday in July includes two of the most comforting and life-giving verses from all of Paul’s letters, “38 For I am convinced that neither death, nor … Continue reading

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July 26, 2020

Prayer of the Day Beloved and sovereign God, through the death and resurrection of your Son you bring us into your kingdom of justice and mercy. By your Spirit, give us your wisdom, that we may treasure the life that … Continue reading

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July 19, 2020

Prayer of the Day Faithful God, most merciful judge, you care for your children with firmness and compassion. By your Spirit nurture us who live in your kingdom, that we may be rooted in the way of your Son, Jesus … Continue reading

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Mid-year Update and Thanks

Letter sent to Trinity members and friends last week. “We want you to know, brothers and sisters, about the grace of God that has been granted to the churches of Macedonia; for during a severe ordeal of affliction, their abundant … Continue reading

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Summer Scripture or RCL

July Epistle Column Dear Friends in Christ, There is a whole lot that I am not sure of about the rest of this summer, but one thing I do know is which books of the Bible we will be hearing … Continue reading

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June 28, 2020

Prayer of the Day O God, you direct our lives by your grace, and your words of justice and mercy reshape the world. Mold us into a people who welcome your word and serve one another, through Jesus Christ, our … Continue reading

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Communion During the Pandemic

I have realized that earlier this spring I thought a great deal about how to faithfully be a minister of the sacrament during the pandemic. I had some conversations with colleagues, Worship and Music planning team members, and Trinity’s church … Continue reading

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June 21, 2020

Prayer of the Day Teach us, good Lord God, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor … Continue reading

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June 14, 2020 (Commemoration Emanuel 9)

A Confessional Litany and Lament Commemorating Nine Who Were Slain at Mother Emanuel AME Church They were doing what we are called to as they engaged in bible study. It was Wednesday night— a stranger walked in, and these people welcomed him and … Continue reading

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