We Will Make Music Together Again

We Will Make Music Together Again

Lift ev’ry voice and sing till earth and heaven ring, ring with the harmonies of liberty. Let our rejoicing rise high as the list’ning skies, let it resound loud as the rolling sea. Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us; sing a...
In The End, The Beginning

In The End, The Beginning

“It is finished.” ~John 19:30 “He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything. For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things,...
Leaving Tradition Living Tradition

Leaving Tradition Living Tradition

I recently attended a meeting with our Synod Staff and lay and rostered leaders from around the state. We were discussing the upcoming Synod Assembly and brainstorming together about themes and speakers for this event. Our new Bishop’s Associate Juan Carlos, who is...
Seeing Clearly: Grace Upon Grace

Seeing Clearly: Grace Upon Grace

“And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth… No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who is close to the Father’s heart, who has made him known.” Gospel of John...
Living Among God’s Faithful People Part 6

Living Among God’s Faithful People Part 6

This is the sixth of a six-part series. Previous parts can be found on our website. In Baptism and at Affirmation of Baptism (Confirmation) we make the following promises: to live among God’s faithful people, to hear the word of God and share in the Lord’s supper, to...