Category Archives: Trinity Lutheran

Spring in Many Forms

Pastor’s Column for Trinity Lutheran Church, March 2019 Epistle Dear friends in Christ, I love this time of year. I love that the days are getting longer. I love the season of Lent—the journey, the ritual, the disciplines, the hymns … Continue reading

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Peaceable Kingdom and Nampa

Sermon preached for the Nampa Ministerial Association’s 2019 Lenten Series (March 14 at Nampa United Church of Christ) Isaiah 11: 1-9 11A shoot shall come out from the stock of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. … Continue reading

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Youth Reflections on Houston

HOUSTON TRIP I was really excited about the trip to Houston because I love exploring new places. Even the 34 hours on the bus was fun at times. We played games and got to know one another. Houston was so … Continue reading

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Star Word – Relationship

On Epiphany Sunday many of us at Trinity Lutheran Church, Nampa picked up Star Words, a word or phrase to guide self-reflection and action throughout 2018, as the star guided the magi to the baby Jesus. My word was Relationship. … Continue reading

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Lent 3 – Word of Hope

Last night at our midweek Lent service I read Isaiah 55:1-13, another of the required readings for the Easter Vigil Service. (Here are verses 10-13, “10 For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not … Continue reading

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Exodus – Lent 2

Last night we continued our journey to the Easter Vigil by hearing the story of God delivering the Israelites from Pharaoh and the Egyptian army, ending with Prophet Miriam praising God with song and dance. I shared a reflection by … Continue reading

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Creation – Lent 1

This year for our midweek Lent worship services, we at Trinity Lutheran in Nampa, Idaho are journeying towards the Easter by reading through the Easter Vigil texts. We began this week with the creation story from Genesis 1. I read … Continue reading

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