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Lent

What is Lent? Lent is a forty-day liturgical season that initiates the most sacred part of the Christian year. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes on the Great Vigil of Easter. Sundays are not included in the forty-day count because every Sunday is a joyful celebration of our Lord’s resurrection. During Lent, Christians meditate […]

Advent

What is the Advent Wreath? The Advent wreath originated several hundred years ago among the Lutherans in Germany, and was probably suggested by the many light symbols which were used in folklore during November and December. At that time of the year, pagan, pre-Christian cultures fearing the winter solstice (the shortest day of the year), […]

Reformation

We “are justified by His grace as a gift” (Romans 3:24) Reformation – The impact of October 31, 1517 continues to affect the lives of countless people throughout the world. As part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church we hold the Biblical truth of the certainty of our complete forgiveness in Jesus Christ as central to […]

Tell Everyone What He Has Done

It is not rocket science or brain surgery. Evangelism…. Witnessing…. These words are not meant to be scary terms, for they are words which mean what we sing in our worship, “Tell everyone what He has done” – that is our JOY! We are to tell what our God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit […]

Volunteer – Sudbury

Opportunities are building for Short-Term missions throughout the East District. The first Vacation Bible Camp in 20 years was held at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sudbury. Click here to see a quick review of the activity. We are already looking forward to 2013. If you are interested in volunteering and helping out, please contact the […]

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