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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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November Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Greetings in Christ Jesus! We are almost finished with the Church Year. The season of Advent will begin on the 29th of November. Advent marks the beginning of a new Church year, and at this time of year we plan

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December Newsletter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ of Calvary Lutheran Church, Wellington, Greetings in the name of the Lord! By the time you read this newsletter we will have already begun the season of Advent, the penitential season of asking the Lord to prepare His way in our hearts, in our

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“Rejoice, for I have found..”

Sermon, Trinity 3, June 21, 2015, Gospel, Luke 15:1-10 There are few things more frightening than losing track of a child or more relieving than to find a lost child. A few months ago I was in Wal-Mart in the lighting section, looking at some light bulbs for our house.

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