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Pastor’s Notes November 9, 2017

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BRINGING COMFORT.………..I  read this morning an article about how faith assists us in the midst of tragedy.  The article is entitled “Faith Helps Mass Shooting Survivors” and can be found on the website of Christianity Today.  I thought it would be encouraging to simply share some quotes in the article:

“Recent research around mass shootings indicates that people of faith, particularly those who receive support from their churches and religious communities, fare better in their recover.”

“After a mass shooting, people who felt supported by their religious communities ultimately experienced fewer symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and their faith didn’t suffer as much……..”

“Researchers found that after a mass shooting, religious support buffers the deleterious relationship between resource loss and negative outcomes.”

“Survivors with high levels of support from their faith communities don’t show the level of worsening symptoms experienced by people without such community.”

James 5:13-16 says, “Are any among you suffering? … Read More

November 2017 Ladies Guild Minutes

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PDF format at: 11 Guild Minutes 2017

LADIES GUILD

Peace Lutheran Church

November 2, 2017

Attendance: Pastor Lucke, Peggy K, Ethel P, Ruth M, Dottie F, Margaret D, Lindy Y, Jani B, Jean W, Ellen H, Colleen S, Sandi K, and Stella G.

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1:10 pm by President Peggy K.… Read More

Pastor’s Notes November 2, 2017

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HAVING A PATTERN………..I don’t know much about sewing, but what I do know is that a pattern is quite helpful.  Think for a moment about how important that pattern is.  Without it the project can go in wildly different ways.  Without it the person sewing doesn’t have a measure to see if they are being successful. … Read More

Pastor’s Notes October 26, 2017

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500 YEARS………….If you had to sum up what Martin Luther taught and accomplished in just 30 seconds what would you say?

I’ve actually thought about that question because I often only have 30 seconds to explain Luther to people who ask.  My answer is that Martin Luther moved the Christian Church to show Jesus more front and center. … Read More

October 22, 2017 Sunday Service and Bulletin

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The Bulletin is at: 10-22-2017 – Bulletin

The Service in PDF format is at: 10-22-2017 – 20th Pent LWML Sunday

or the service is as follows:

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost & LWML Sunday

October 22, 2017

Pre-Service Music

As we gatherToday is LWML Sunday.  The pledge for LWML:

“In fervent gratitude of the Savior’s dying love and blood-bought gift of redemption, we dedicate ourselves to Him with all that we are and have; and in obedience to His call for workers in the harvest fields, we pledge Him our willing service wherever and whenever He has need of us. Read More

Pastor’s Notes October 20, 2017

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PRAYERS…………..I just got back last night from some time away for the Northwest District’s All Worker’s Conference in Kennewick, Washington.  Thank you for this time away as it allows me to represent you and further our partnership with other Lutheran Churches and Schools in the Northwest.  It was especially meaningful as I was able to spend time with Larry Oliver, Peace’s deacon, Pastor Jack Flachsbart, Peace’s pastor, and Pastor Norm Metzler, Peace’ Interim Pastor. … Read More