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Weekend Reflection – Pentecost Sunday

“Spirit, Spirit of gentleness, blow through the wilderness calling and free; Spirit, Spirit of restlessness, stir me from placidness, wind, wind on the sea.” – James K. Manley  ELW # 396   This Sunday we celebrate the Festival of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit, and the commencement of the Church’s mission in the […]

Weekend Reflection – 4th Sunday of Easter

“Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for thou art with me.  Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” – Psalm 23:4 According to the church calendar, every year on the 4th Sunday of Easter, we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday, reading, reciting, or singing the beloved 23rd Psalm, and hearing the […]

Weekend Reflection 3rd Sunday of Easter

They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening scripture to us?” – Luke 24:32 This weekend we are reminded of the ways that Christ continues to journey with us in the midst of our greatest disappointments, granting us […]

Easter Sunday 2023

Christ is risen!  He is Risen indeed! With organ, brass, and song, we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord.  Below is  special music and a new message from Pastor Mueller for 2023.   On behalf of our staff and church council we wish all of you a truly blessed Easter.

Good Friday Reflection 2023

Good Friday “For God so loved the world…” In this deeply moving service, we gather around theword, music from St. Andrew’s  instrumentalists, prayer, and the cross, the central sign of our salvation. (We gather for our Good Friday Tenebrae Service @ 7:30 this evening)  

Weekend Reflection – Palm Sunday 2023

The whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds of power they had seen saying, “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord”  – Luke 19:37-38 We look forward to seeing many of you at Palm Sunday worship this weekend  as we bless and […]

Weekend Reflection – 5th Sunday in Lent

“I an the resurrection and the life.  Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who who lives and believes in me will never die.” – John 11:25-26 This weekend’s reflection reminds us of the mixed bag of sorrow and hope that defines our daily life and faith journey.  Please mark […]

Weekend Reflection – 4th Sunday in Lent

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound thatsaved a wretch like me!  I once was lost, but now am found; was blind, but now I see” – John Newton, ELW #779 Our assigned Gospel reading this weekend from John 9 addresses questions of human suffering as well as different ways of seeing the world around us. In […]