Posts from 2019

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Advent Devotions

by Pastor Locklair

The word “advent,” from Latin, means “the coming.” It is a time of spiritual reflection as well as cheer and anticipation. An Advent wreath is made from greens to symbolize continuous life and contains four candles— three blue (to symbolize expectation) or purple (to symbolize repentance) and one rose (to symbolize joy). We light the Advent wreath […]

Dr. Gary Locklair to present at Hope

by Pastor Locklair

Join us at Hope on Saturday July 20th at 1pm for a presentation by Dr. Gary Locklair of Concordia University Wisconsin: Creation is Reasonable “Four evidences that argue powerfully for God’s creative activity.” Is it reasonable to believe that the universe is the result of a special creative act of God? Is it reasonable to […]


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 […]