Stewardship Moment with the Sandbrooks

November 16, 2022 in Devotions

This is our third video in our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good.” Dean and Barbara Sandbrook reflect on faith and service at St. John’s.

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Stewardship Moment with Abby

November 9, 2022 in Devotions

This is our second video in our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good.” Abby Hellwig shares her experience of being a crew leader for VBS, and how she connects with God.

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Stewardship Moment with Isabelle 2022

November 1, 2022 in Devotions

Our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good,” gets off to a great start with Isabelle Dara Beedle’s reflections about Music, Art, and Drama (MAD) Camp and how God is at work in her life.

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Devotion for Holy Wednesday March 31, 2021

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.

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 Yes, It’s Happening To People Like You

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 […]

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Roosevelt Credit sings “We Shall Overcome”

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. […]

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New Year’s Eve Devotion December 31, 2020

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.

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Midweek Devotion Luke 11:5-8

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.

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Midweek Devotion: We Are Doing the Best We Can–Hebrews 10:35-36

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 […]

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Midweek Devotion: A Message from Bishop Eaton

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.

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