Yearly Archives: 2016

All Saints’ Day

Sermon, All Saints’ Day, 2016 First Reading, Revelation 7: 9-17 God still washes the white robe of righteousness we received in Baptism in the blood of the Lamb in the Church, through Word and Sacrament, and offers it to all who wish to wear it.          

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October 2016 Newsletter

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Calvary Lutheran Church in Wellington, Kansas, and our Friends, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! The last day of October, Monday the 31st, is the traditional day the Lutheran Church has celebrated the Reformation through the centuries. It is the date that

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September 2016 Newsletter

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, May God richly bless you this month with the light of the Gospel in your hearts! This is the time of year when many of our young people go back to school after a couple months’ break in the summer.

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August 2016 Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, and our friends, Greetings in Christ Jesus, our Lord, who lived, died, was raised from the dead, and ascended into heaven for our salvation! In July, Vickie and Vanessa and I made a trip to San Antonio, Texas, to

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July 2016 Newsletter

Dear sisters and brothers of Calvary Lutheran Church in Wellington, and our friends, Greetings in Christ Jesus, the Lord of life, of creation, of history, and of eternity! In chapter five of the Gospel of John we find Jesus talking to a group of Pharisees in the Temple precincts. They

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June 2016 Newsletter

Greetings to the Sisters and Brothers of the body of Christ at Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, and friends! Old Testament We are beginning the long season of the church year called the Time of the Church, where the liturgical color is green, except on feast days like Reformation Day. It

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May 2016 Newsletter

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, and all readers of the newsletter, We will celebrate the festival of the Ascension of Our Lord with a worship service with communion on Thursday, May 5th, at 7 pm. The Christian church has traditionally celebrated this festival on

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April 2016 Newsletter

Dear brothers and sisters of Christ at Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, We had a blessed snowy Easter Sunday this year. Now we look forward to Ascension, Pentecost and Trinity Sundays in this time of Easter. We are also coming up on Confirmation Sunday, May 1, when our class of catechumens

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March 2016 Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters of the body of Christ at Calvary Lutheran Church in Wellington, When you get this newsletter, we will be about halfway through the season of Lent, a season of repentance and somber reflection, preparing ourselves spiritually for the celebration of Passion Week and Easter. Even though

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February 2016 Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! We are in the period of pre-lent right now, with all the Latin names for the Sundays leading up to the first Sunday in Lent: Septuagesima, Sexagesima, Quinquagesima. The words

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