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Category: Pastor Rick’s Message


JANUARY MESSAGE

This year, the Season of, “Epiphany” starts on Sunday, January 6.  “Epiphany” is a strange word. In one context, it means to have a revelation, or come to an understanding.  So, sometimes, we hear someone say. “I have just had…

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DECEMBER MESSAGE FROM PASTOR RICK

Dearly Beloved, How in the world did December get here so fast?  What has happened to the time? This year, the Season of Advent begins on Sunday, December 2. The Season of Advent is a time of preparation. In Advent,…

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November Message from Pastor Rick

On Friday, November 30, we remember St. Andrew the Apostle. St. Andrew was born in the Bethsaidia, Galilee. He was born of Jonas, the brother of Simon Peter. St. Andrew began by first following St. John the Baptist. Then, St….

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October – Pastor Rick’s Message

On Wednesday, October 31, we in America celebrate Halloween.  Did you ever wonder how Halloween came into being?  The following is from Dr. Carl Moser of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, from an article he wrote entitled, “Origins of Halloween.”:…

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September Pastor Rick’s Message

On Wednesday, September 14, the Holy Christian Church celebrates, “Holy Cross Day.”  “Holy Cross Day” started being celebrated in the Holy Christian Church in the year 335, in the Holy City of Jerusalem. Traditionally, the Holy Christian Church maintains that…

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August Pastor Rick’s Message

On August 24, the Church remembers St. Bartholomew. Who in the world is St. Bartholomew? He is the Apostle, who was also named Nathanael. He was born in Cana of Galilee. St. Philip, having received the gift of faith, sought…

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July Message From Pastor Rick

Can you believe it, July is already here.  Sometimes as we move ahead in time, it is also good to stop, look back, and reflect. This last Spring, in May, I had the opportunity to bring some Junior High Confirmation…

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