Monthly Archives: October 2011

November 2011 newsletter article

Peace Lutheran Church Natoma, Kansas  November, 2011 The Church Year is drawing to a close this month: the Last Sunday of the Church Year is November 20th, and the New Year starts with the First Sunday in Advent on November … Continue reading

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Walter at 200

CFW Walther turns 200 today.  On the surface, that name may not mean very much to you.  After all he has not been on a US postage stamp, nor is his birthday celebrated with huge sales at the local stores.  … Continue reading

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Moving the Fellowship Hall

Does your church have a Fellowship Hall? Growing up, the church and the school I attended were the same place.  And one of the little ironies of life was that Monday-Friday we had gym classes in the gym; but then … Continue reading

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Who is really dying?

Perhaps the most powerful prayer in the Prayers of the Church, the one that garners the most comments and questions and expressions of concern; not to mention the one that the ears of the congregation perk up most to; is … Continue reading

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How much should I give?

It is perhaps the most dreaded portion of the worship service; the part that causes great consternation among both visitor and life-long member alike: the offering.  For the visitor, there is the constant question of how much to put in … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel – use words

Over the centuries, the Church has employed many programs and catch-phrases with which to encourage believers to share the Gospel with those around them.  Perhaps none is more popular than the phrase: Preach the Gospel at all times – when … Continue reading

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Are Greeters in Church a bad thing?

They are a staple in any church that you go to.  Normally you will see them at the door to the sanctuary, sometimes you will see them at the main door to the church, and in a few cases, you … Continue reading

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