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Where are You!

Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 10, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – When I was a child I played a lot of hide and seek with my neighborhood friends. Especially in the summer when the sun didn’t go down until almost 8:45pm. I lived in a neighborhood of single family homes but the homes were Read More …

Disrupter

Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 3, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – The other week we had a hostel group here from West Virginia. The leader wanted to know what “Lutheran” was. What she actually, specifically wanted to know was if we spoke in tongues the way her Methodist church did back home. It made Read More …

Walking the Trinity Trail

Trinity Sunday, May 27, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – Walking the Trinity Trail A forest Ranger once described the most common question that visitors to the park ask the forest rangers. Many people, he said, come to the park to hike one of the beautiful trails that wander through the forest, trails designed to Read More …

Spreading the Seed of God’s Love

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 First Trinity Lutheran Church July 16, 2017 Spreading the Seed of God’s Love            In today’s Gospel lesson Jesus is having a problem that I would love to have–that when I preach on Sunday morning the crowds would be so great that I would have to sit in a boat, or Read More …

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday – March 1 12:15pm and 7:30pm Imposition of Ashes Lent begins with Ash Wednesday where we receive ashes on our foreheads and remember that we are dust and to dust we shall return. It is a reverent, some would call somber, gathering of the body of Christ.