Delicate Discussions | Adult Bible Class
on May 28th, 2021
Our Sunday adult Bible study this summer is going to address delicate and complex issues that require more than a mere sermon or two to cover. They are topics that are handled better in a delicate discussion than in a unidirectional sermon. Our goal is to bring God’s word to bear on a number of very challenging and timely topics such as mental health, LGBTQ and SOGI issues, pornography, UFOs, crit...  Read More
Forward in Faith
on February 25th, 2021
Things were astir within the Christ Our Savior congregation before the onset of the COVID-19 era. Talk of new ministries and new pastor additions, as well as updates within the facility were taking place. Changes, excitement, and tension were in the air.Then COVID turned our lives (spiritual, included!) upside down and inside out. New priorities and focus were necessary. Our dedicated pastors and ...  Read More
Purpose Becoming Clearer
on February 23rd, 2021
In last month’s Disciplegram, Arlo Wiltenburg wrote a segment outlining the 3-day Strategic Workshop held in late January. It was led by Rev. Dr. Robert Kasper, Assistant to the President for Congregation ministries/Ministry Support and attended by representatives from Council, Board of Elders, Staff, and members of the congregation. I would like to continue that review with a look into what we ac...  Read More
Reflections on the Imposition of Ashes
on February 5th, 2021
Ash Wednesday will soon be here. Lent is starting again.We are familiar with these things. Year after year, we see the dates marked for Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, and we might even have traditions for celebrating Fat Tuesday. But this year it will be different. The pandemic has made us question things we previously took for granted and forced us to take a closer look at everything we do.Specif...  Read More
How to Read the Bible | Adult Bible Class
on January 7th, 2021
We are excited to announce our new Adult Bible Study series, starting this Sunday, January 10. Pastor Eden will be leading us through a discussion on "How to Read the Bible," a video series created by BibleProject. The Bible is an ancient Jewish collection of sacred literature made up of many different literary styles, all pointing to and about Jesus the Messiah. Each biblical book uses, to varyin...  Read More
A Christmas Poem
on January 5th, 2021
A White Christmas | Psalm 51:7 Every year we hear the popular Christmas song “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas.” The last stanza goes like this: “I’m dreaming, of a white Christmas with every Christmas card I write. May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be white.” There is a another song about snow written by David some 1,000 years before Christmas—Psalm 51:7...  Read More
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