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February 27, 2017

Wipe clean my heart: preparation for Ash Wednesday

Like most babies, my little Isaac has chubby little baby rolls on his neck. They are, of course, adorable… until that horrifying moment when he stretches his head back and you realize that, stuck in that sweet baby fat, is some of the milk that had dribbled down his chin, mixed with some of the […]

February 23, 2017

Lenten Journey Through the Catechism

Lenten Journey Through the Catechism

This year for Lent, we have committed to working through Luther’s Small Catechism. For such a small volume, this little gem is jam packed with food for reflection. We have provided each of you with your own copy (you can also download a free version on the device of your choice – search in Google […]

February 13, 2017

Lent 2017: Free Indeed!

“So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.” (John 8:36) 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the church door, thus sparking a major shift in the Christian Church and western culture as a whole. This year, 2017, we are remembering Luther’s legacy, and all the ways he helped […]

December 24, 2016

Christmas Services

Christmas Services

“O come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord!” Join us this evening for Christmas Eve worship at 5pm. Holy communion, a special children’s sermon, candle-lighting, and of course plenty of Christmas carols. (If you are unable to attend at 7:30pm, consider coming to our partner congregation, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1767 Plank Rd, Webster, at 5pm. […]

October 17, 2016

Starting the New Testament!

At the beginning of this calendar year, many of us committed to a program of reading through the entire Bible in one year. Quite an undertaking! But one that has been worth it, I think! I also know that we lost a number of folks along the way. The Old Testament can be a challenge […]

August 2, 2016

Job Opportunity at SMLC: Christian Education

We are seeking a qualified individual for a paid internship/part-time position beginning in September 2016 through June 2017 to facilitate a Christian Education program for ~20 students in ages ranging from K to 6th grade. We are in a transitional time in our Christian education program, and taking this time to try new ideas to […]

August 1, 2016

500th Anniversary of the Reformation

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” (Eph. 2:8)             On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the church to spark a conversation about some abuses of the […]

June 13, 2016

Highlights from 2016 Synod Assembly

Synod Assembly 2016 Highlights One of our lowest scores on the Congregational Vitality Assessment we took last year was how informed people felt about what is going on in the Synod and the wider Church. In an effort to remedy this, here are some of the interesting things that happened at Synod Assembly this week. […]

May 23, 2016

Vacation Bible School: 2016

Plans for Vacation Bible School, 2016 are underway! Check our VBS page for more information, including registration (online or downloadable form). Vacation Bible School We also need lots of volunteers. This is a great, short-term way to volunteer and play a fun and important role in the faith formation of our kids. If you are […]

April 26, 2016

Chicken BBQ, April 30

Chicken BBQ, April 30

It’s time for chicken BBQ again! Join us on April 30 for BBQ chicken, fellowship, games, and fun! A chicken dinner (half a chicken, roll, slaw, salt potatoes) is $9.50. Hot dogs are $1. Delicious homemade desserts are a la carte. 20% of the proceeds go to support the Christmas Stocking Program, which provides stockings filled […]

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