From the Pastor’s Pen

Pastor’s Page – May 2024

Dear Members and Friends of St. Paul’s, These have been a busy few months at St. Paul’s! Looking at my calendar from March and April, we’ve had all kinds of celebrations in worship and in the life of the church. These months have included the festival worship services...

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Pastor’s Page – April 2024

Dear Siblings in Christ, With the beginning of April comes the season of Easter! Yes, Easter is a whole season that lasts 50 days, until our celebration of Pentecost on May 19. The season of Easter is a time to celebrate new life all around us: the life of Jesus,...

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Pastor’s Page – March 2023

Friends in Christ, As we enter the season of Lent, our weekly Old Testament readings will focus on the five great covenants – with Noah, with Abraham and Sarah, through the gift of the law to the Israelites, through the promise of life to the Israelites, and a future...

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Pastor’s Page – February 2024

Dear Siblings in Christ, St. Paul’s is a resilient congregation. This is evident in our legacy over the last 156 years. The Holy Spirit has guided our ministry thus far, continues to move today, and will lead us into the future. We have celebrated in joyful times, and...

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Pastor’s Page – January 2024

Dear Siblings in Christ, Merry Christmas! I hope that you and yours had a wonderful Christmas celebration, and maybe the festivities will even last all 12 days of Christmas, until January 6. For many, Christmas truly is “The Most Wonderful Time of Year.” There’s...

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Pastor’s Page – December 2023

Dear Members and Friends of St. Paul’s, December is a busy month at St. Paul’s. Check out the calendar to see all the great things going on! Amidst the preparations and celebrations, we also wait for the birth of our Savior. Our Advent waiting is threefold: we wait...

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Pastor’s Page – November 2023

Dear Siblings in Christ, In the month of November, many Americans take time to give thanks. Here are a few things I’m thankful for this month (arranged alphabetically): Church Council: The Council has been working especially hard these last few months after the...

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Pastor’s Page – October 2023

Dear Members and Friends of St. Paul’s, In October, we celebrate Reformation Day. Part of our celebration commemorates the events within history that led to the creation of the Lutheran Church. However, Reformation is more than just a celebration of history. When we...

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Pastor’s Page – September 2023

Dear Siblings in Christ, Times of transition can be difficult. Obviously, here at St. Paul’s you know this well. This congregation has experienced significant transitions over the last ten years, and even as some of those transitions are not fully resolved, we find...

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