Articles (Page 5)

Articles (Page 5)

The Promise of Advent

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our…

Hanging of the Greens and Chili Cook-Off

We had a wonderful day last Saturday decorating our Sanctuary, narthex, and outside with Advent/Christmas decorations in anticipation of Christ’s coming on Christmas.  After we decorated, we held a chili cook-off with an unprecedented 8 entries.  All the chilis were excellent, and the top three were: Lora, Linda, and Heather.  Thank you to all who made it such a…

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…