March 31, 2021 in Devotions
We look to the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, Jesus Christ, as we run with faithful perseverance the race set before us. The scripture reading is Hebrews 12:1-3.
March 22, 2021 in Devotions
Ephesians 4:1-6 1I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4There is […]
January 18, 2021 in Devotions
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day may we embrace nonviolence and love. Set aside hateful speech and actions. Live in the love that God has shown you. “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. […]
December 31, 2020 in Devotions
We pause on this New Year’s Eve to consider ways in which Christ is making us new in the coming year.
June 3, 2020 in Devotions
Martin Luther King, Jr. preached a sermon entitled “A Knock at Midnight.” In this dark time of our nation, we must listen to those black and brown voices knocking on the doors of the Church.
May 27, 2020 in Devotions
This is Pastor Jennifer Hall’s article for Trinity Lutheran Church’s May newsletter. Some of the content is specific to Trinity, but we can all benefit from the message. “We are doing the best that we can!” This is my new motto as we enter the second month of the stay-at-home order, a time I am […]
May 20, 2020 in Devotions
Bishop Eaton reminds us that the ELCA is a thriving church. We are part of that thriving church as we live out being the Body of Christ at St. John’s.
May 13, 2020 in Devotions
We love our church buildings. God calls us to be the Church!
May 6, 2020 in Devotions
Rainbows seem to be everywhere these days. Hear about God’s promise through the rainbow in this devotion.