MULTI CHURCH REFORMATION CELEBRATION

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Dear saints, I have just finished meeting with Pastor Emil Klatt of Christ Lutheran and Interim Pastor Rick Klutz of Lord of Life Lutheran.   We are going to have a joint observation/celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation which is being marked world-wide this...

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Tags: joint service, reformation, 500th anniversary

TONIGHTS ISRAEL PRESENTATION

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Just a reminder that we will not have a regular Lenten service tonight but I will deliver a presentation based on the recent trip to Israel that Kathy and I took.     Included in the presentation will be these parts:   1) Geography affects everything in Israel 2) Israel...

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LEADERSHIP STUDY

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Attention Island Lutheran Church!   Beginning Sunday, February 19 Pastor will interrupt the Sunday Bible study of Exodus   He will begin a Bible study titled: “Effective Church Leadership”   This study will include two primary parts: A) The Character of a...

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Tags: class, conflict resolution, leadership

GOD'S PLAN - TALBIRD CEMETARY

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God Was Doing More Than Cleaning Up a Cemetery                        Dear saints of Island Lutheran, God bless you all this late Monday evening. It was a round about way that Steve...

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Tags: mt. calvary, reverand ben williams, talbird cemetary

ONE 10AM SERVICE ON SUNDAY OCT 16 AT 10AM

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Dear saints, As residents of HHI still wait on the opportunity to go home and our Bluffton friends begin arriving home, I want to go ahead and get the word out about worship next Sunday, October 16.   We will have ONE SERVICE AT 10:00 AM with no Sunday School or Bible Class. This will be...

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He Leadeth Me Besides Still Waters

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Devotion for Hurricane Saturday: “He Leadeth Me Besides Still Waters” Dear saints, Last night at supper we played a Bible quiz game with Kathy’s niece’s children. We walked through the 23rd Psalm verse by verse and the children answered my questions. One of those verses...

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THIS SUNDAY'S WORSHIP

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Dear saints, A blessed Friday evening to you all.    Worship this Sunday has many components.    1) We will sing a new opening hymn, "My Worth is Not in What I Own" by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend ("In Christ Alone, Speak O Lord and The Power of the Cross"). We have...

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Tags: 9/11, preschool, my worth is not in what i own

A Strategy to Cope and Overcome Repetitive Public Violence

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A Strategy to Cope and Overcome Repetitive Public Violence         Dear saints, God’s peace be with you all.   Peace. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some peace?   I think we need a strategy to cope and overcome the frequent violence...

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Tags: anxiety, grief, peace, prayer, violence

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE NOVEMBER 22 - JANUARY 4

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Click continue reading for an easier format. Holiday Worship Schedule November 23-January 5 Sunday, November 23: preschool children sing at 11:00 service; Oyster Roast cancelled due to bad weather. Thursday, November 26:  Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:00 pm Sunday, November 30...

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