Pastor Alina’s Blogs

You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lamp stand, and it gives light to all in …

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August 2017 Pastor’s Blog I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well. – Psalm 139:14 During our week of Vacation Bible School in July, Reformation welcomed over 70 children …

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Thank you to our Guest Blogger this month – Deacon Beth! ———————————————————————————– Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13:1-2 Each week it seems …

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Jacob went on his way and the angels of God met him; and when Jacob saw them he said, “This is God’s camp!” So he called that place Mahaniam. – Genesis 32:1-2 From the very beginning of scripture, we hear …

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“Marriage is a gift of God, intended for the joy and mutual strength of those who enter it and for the well-being of the whole human family. God created us … with the gifts of companionship [and] the capacity to …

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“Be with us through this season, Lord, and all our earthly days, that when the final Easter dawns, we join in heaven’s praise.” – O Lord, Throughout These Forty Days, ELW Hymn No. 319 This year it seems like our …

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“We should fear and love God that we may … help [our neighbor] to improve and protect his property and business.” – Martin Luther’s explanation to the 7th Commandment How many shopping days are left until Christmas? The perpetual countdown …

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Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. – Philippians 4:4 There are many reasons to rejoice together at Reformation! And the weeks ahead are no exception. This month we will celebrate our twenty year partnership with Pangani, …

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Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples spoke sternly to those who brought them; but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and …

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