Sermons, hymns and prayers

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by Pastor Locklair

During the season of Lent the Church Year takes on a particular focus. This focus is on our Savior’s death. This is, of course, always a focus of the Church, but we particularly focus on Jesus’ suffering during this season. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. On Ash Wednesday we begin a forty day […]

Pastor’s Report for the 2019 Annual Meeting

by Pastor Locklair

“For in this hope we were saved…”(Romans 8:24)              It is a question found in many churches today. It is a question which is found in large congregations, medium congregations, and small congregations alike. It is a question which has been asked at the synodical level and the congregational level. “Can we sustain our church […]

Thy Will Be Done – Pastor’s Tidings of Hope for August 2017

by jskogen

In the first petition, we ask God that He would hallow His name among us, which means that He would preserve among us the pure doctrine of Scripture, and that as bearers of Christ’s name, Christians, we would live holy lives to His honor and glory. In the second petition, we ask that God would […]

You Are Consecrated By the Holy Spirit (Easter 7 – 2017)

by jskogen

Old Testament Reading: 1 Samuel 10:1-9 1 Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, “Has not the LORD anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the LORD and you will save them from the […]

Pastor Skogen’s August 2016 Tidings of Hope

by jskogen

The Fourth and Fifth Commandments and God’s Will for Our Lives In the last article I wrote about the first table of the law, which deals with our relationship to God. This article is about the first two commandments of the second table of the law, which deals with our relationship to our neighbor. These […]