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January 15, 2018

Community Conversation: Drug Epidemic

Join us for our first “Community Conversation”: The Drug Epidemic in Webster and Beyond: What Can Be Done? If no one in your closest networks has been affected by the drug epidemic facing our country, you’re one of the lucky few. What do we need to know about it, and how can people of faith respond? […]

December 14, 2017

Christmas Eve Worship Opportunities

Christmas Eve Worship Opportunities

This year, since Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, we will have two opportunities to worship: 10:30am – Lessons and Carols This service will include several readings from scripture that lead us from creation and the fall to the birth of Jesus, and after each one, a poetic meditation and a carol. 7:30pm – Service […]

November 27, 2017

An Evening With Santa

October 11, 2017

Reformation Oktoberfest Family Fun

Reformation Oktoberfest Family Fun

Join us for an evening of fun, food, and learning about Martin Luther and the Reformation! Saturday, October 28, 4pm-6pm St. Martin Lutheran Church 813 Bay Rd. Webster Enjoy classic German fare – brats, sauerkraut, and (root)beer. Learn about Martin Luther and the Reformation through games and activities that are fun for the whole family. […]

September 15, 2017

Sept 24 Healing Service: Healing our selves and our world

Sept 24 Healing Service: Healing our selves and our world

I called on your name, O Lord, from the depths of the pit; you heard my plea, ‘Do not close your ear to my cry for help, but give me relief!’ You came near when I called on you; you said, ‘Do not fear!’ You have taken up my cause, O Lord, you have redeemed my life. (Lamentations 3:55-58) The world is […]

September 14, 2017

God’s Work, Our Hands Day, Oct 1, 2017

Each year, St. Martin, Bethlehem, and Immanuel Lutheran Churches (all the Webster Lutherans) join forces in a service project to serve our communities. This year, our day of service will be Oct. 1. We have a couple of exciting projects in store! As usual, there is one indoor project, and one outdoor project: Outdoor: There […]

August 21, 2017

Sermon: Facing our racism (Aug. 20, 2017)

Pentecost 11A August 20, 2017 Matthew 15:10-28 Tomorrow, as you likely know, we will have the chance to witness a once-in-a-lifetime event: a total eclipse of the sun. Well, not quite here in New York, where it will only be partial, but in parts of our country, the moon will entirely cover the sun in […]

August 17, 2017

Pastoral Response to Charlottesville

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, At the very core of Christian teaching is the imperative to “love your neighbor as yourself.” In the Gospel of Luke, when someone asks Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus’ response is the famous parable of the Good Samaritan, in which a Samaritan – whose race and faith are […]

August 17, 2017

August 20: Joint Worship and Potluck, 11am @ BLC

It’s time for our annual joint worship service and potluck with our partner congregation, Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Sunday August 20 (that’s this week!) we will gather at 11am in the Bethlehem Pavilion for a service of Holy Communion. (This replaces our normal 10:30 worship service!) Consider bringing mosquito repellant – never know who might be […]

July 29, 2017

VBS a success!

VBS a success!

“This is our favorite VBS.” -parent “I’m definitely coming back next year!” -several kids “The kids actually learn and remember things that matter.” -parent “They were singing the songs in the pool yesterday.” -parent “My favorite thing was just being here!” -kid These were all things said by participants in this year’s VBS and their […]

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