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What’s on your mind?

What’s on your mind? Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. – Colossians 3:1-2 His eyes were fixed on some spot out … Continue reading

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Embrace the Ordinary

I got to spend a little more time being a dad this week. In this strange time of uncertainty, the Lord blessed me with a greater appreciation for the simple things that life as a dad entails. Ordinary things – … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve – Lessons and Carols

Join us for an evening of quiet meditation on the word of God mixed with the joyful singing of familiar Christmas hymns and carols. And to top it all off we will sing Silent Night, by candlelight. Rejoice with us … Continue reading

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By His Grace! As a Gift!

By his grace, As a gift! We have now entered that stretch of time between Thanksgiving and Christmas where many people spend time searching for gifts for family and friends.  Maybe you are more of a last-minute shopper or maybe … Continue reading

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Thankful for our God-given Roles

Each morning they were to get up and carry out their duties.  God’s Word tells us that the Levites were in charge of the daily duties of the tabernacle, they were in charge of putting the showbread out on the … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Devotions

Welcome! That Someone is Someone – Week of October 14, 2019 Then Philip ran up the to chariot and heard the [Ethiopian] reading Isaiah the prophet. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked. “How can I,” he said, … Continue reading

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Announcements for October 6 – 13

Sunday School at St. Matthew’s Danube: Children ages 3-13 are invited to St. Matthew’s in Danube to join us for Sunday School as they grow in the training and instruction of the Lord.  A class of younger children will meet … Continue reading

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He Loved Us that Much

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and … Continue reading

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Church Leaders Workshop: The annual Church Leaders Workshop will take place on March 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine, MN.  This year the keynote speaker is Pastor Donn Dobberstein, the WELS Director of Discipleship.  In addition to the … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Family Altar

The importance of the family altar BLOG Imagine a 16-year-old WELS member. What are the chances that individual is still WELS when he’s 30? We have studied this multiple times in our church body’s history. My commission, Congregational Counseling, has … Continue reading

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