Pastor’s Article for Sept. Messenger:  Charlottesville

Pastor’s Article for Sept. Messenger: Charlottesville

I planned this article to be about commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. But then Charlottesville happened and I remembered that my last Messenger article focused on how the Lutheran perspective embraces the fact that life is ambiguous, and that (in...
Pastor reflects on San Bernadino

Pastor reflects on San Bernadino

At the OWL’s (Older Wiser Lutheran) Christmas party held on 12/3, Pastor Wengert shared her reflections: “We’re celebrating an early Christmas party today – not unlike folks celebrated in San Bernadino yesterday.   So I felt I should say a few things...
Palm Procession 10 minutes before worship

Palm Procession 10 minutes before worship

On Palm/Passion Sunday, we begin the palm procession in the foyer 10 minutes before each worship service; that is, at 8:20am and 10:50am.  Weather permitting, we begin in the foyer, process out the door in front of the church and then back into the sanctuary.