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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Church’ Category

Children’s Christmas Service

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

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On December 16th our church held it’s Children’s Christmas Service. Songs, readings, shepherds and angels.

This year Lily had a couple reading parts and both big girls played the piano for the prelude entertainment along with many of the other children in our church. We have a lot of musical talent in our congregation!

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Celebrating The Reformation

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

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October 29th was Reformation Sunday. This October 31st marked the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s posting the 95 Thesis in the church door in Wittenberg. We Lutherans get really nerdy about that.
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Zion’s German Fest

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

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Our church held their second annual Germafest this weekend. I was so happy that they booked the German American Society Heimat Tanzers including the youth dancing group of which our family makes up half. This meant the kiddos would get to dance to a familiar crowd.

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Of Hearth and Home – The Sundays Part III

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

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Read The Sundays Part I and Part II

Yea though it be a Herculean feat to walk through the valley of getting ready for and getting through church every Sunday morning, God is with me. It can be hard, very hard some weeks, but it is worth the work, no, vital to continue in the work.

Yes, I blow it 5 or 6 times every Sunday and find it difficult to not just throw in the towel. Sometimes I have said to myself, “Well there’s no point in going now, you don’t deserve to even darken the door!” and “Well! If they want to make it this hard to go we’ll just stay home!”

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