Posts from November 2017

Posts from November 2017

During Advent, We Wait for Christ

by Pastor Jeffrey Horn   How many times have you heard the saying, “Jesus is the reason for the Season!”? If you are reading this, very likely you agree with that. But do you ever find that when you get to Christmas Eve, in your heart you know that Christmas wasn’t about Jesus — because so many other things had filled your life in the weeks that led up to it?…

Thanksgiving 2017

We had a great day having dinner together on Thanksgiving this year.  Thanks be to God to for all His gifts to us, especially the gifts of our beautiful church and our fellowship with each other.  We thank God for our pastor, and the Word and Sacrament that blesses us. Everyone who is a part of Gloria Dei is unique and brings so many gifts.  We welcome and love everyone…

Advent at Gloria Dei

Our Advent theme this year is the O Antiphons.  These are ancient antiphons dating back to at least the 6th century, traditionally used as the Magnificat antiphons during Vespers on the last seven days of Advent.  Each one is a name of Christ used in Scripture, starting with O, thus the name the “O Antiphons.”  We hope you can join us during Advent to learn…

Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving service will be held on Wednesday, November 22 at noon. Thanksgiving Dinner will be Thursday, November 23 at 2pm.  Pastor will be grilling the turkeys, so feel free to come ahead of time for fellowship and games.  Bring your family and friends!  We hope you can join us.
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