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Second Sunday after Epiphany

This week we start to see Jesus in action, calling disciples and foretelling great things to come. This week’s readings also feature the calling of Samuel and Psalm 139. The Psalm, reminds us that God knows us intimately, our going in our coming out, our rising and our resting. Jesus is shown to have similar…

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Weekly Update for January 13, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. LIVE STREAM WORSHIP THIS WEEK This Sunday, January 17, we will worship in the sanctuary via Live-stream at our usual time of 10:45 a.m. at  https://www.stpeterslutheran.org/live.   We continue the season of Epiphany, and our “Light” emphasis.  We will also feature a Zoom video of…

Attitude

NOTE – Please be aware that last week’s excellent devotion. “Will I, or Won’t I?”, was created by Brendan Armitage.  My apologies for not making that clear in the post.  ~~PR So I put my mask on for the umpteenth time that day. I sigh, with the same frustration that you probably express at the…

Baptism of Our Lord

This week we celebrate the baptism of Jesus, a sign that God has claimed him as his own. At the same time, we remember our own baptisms and that God, the creator of the whole universe, has claimed us and calls us daughters and sons. In our baptism we heard God’s call to live among…

Weekly Update for January 6, 2021

Hi Folks.  Here are some news items for the coming week. CHURCH ENVELOPE DRIVE THROUGH It is not too late to pick up your 2021 offering envelopes!  You can still stop by the church carport the next two days, January 7 & 8.  Members of our money-counting team will be will be staffing the narthex…

Blessing of the Home

Matthew writes that when the wise men saw the shining star stop overhead, they were filled with joy. “On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother” (2:10-11). In the home, Christ is met in family and friends, in visitors and strangers. In the home, faith is shared, nurtured, and put into…

Will I Or Won’t I?

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory…

Twelve Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, a partridge in a pear tree,on the second day of Christmas, two turtle doves,on the third day of Christmas, three French hens,on the fourth day of Christmas, four calling birds,on the fifth day of Christmas, five gold rings,on the sixth day of Christmas, six geese a-laying,on the seventh day…

This Little Babe

This little Babe so few days old,Is come to rifle Satan’s fold;All hell doth at his presence quake,Though he himself for cold do shake;For in this weak, unarmed wise,The gates of hell he will surprise. With tears he fights and wins the field,His naked breast stands for a shield;His battering shot are babish cries,His arrows…

Name of Jesus

 By Jewish law, every baby boy was circumcised and named on the eighth day of life, so on the eighth day of Christmas the church celebrates this event in Jesus’ life. The keeping of the covenant as well as Jesus’ name are signs of God’s salvation given to us through him. What does your name…