Pastor Alina’s Blogs

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” – Ephesians 2:8 Every three years, the youth and youth leaders from ELCA congregations come together for a …

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“To those who have hunger, give bread; to those who have bread, give a hunger for justice. Amen.”  – Latin American Table Blessing Over 28 years ago, the SOUPer Bowl of Caring began with this prayer: “Lord, even as we …

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“Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.” – Psalm 107:1 My family has a Thanksgiving tradition – and perhaps your family has a similar one. Before our Thanksgiving dinner, we go around the table …

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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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