Posts Categorized: Pastor’s Desk

Moving Forward Together

Dear Friends in Christ: A new year, 2020 is underway. Loren and I are finishing up our second, 6 month contract as your interim pastors. We know that you are wondering how the search for a new pastor for Two Steeples is proceeding. This is a good time to share some things with you. As… Read more

Our Times Rest in God’s Hands

Dear Friends in Christ, We mark the passage of time by noting special events and moments which are packed with meaning. They are different for every person as we move through the various stages of our lives. Unlike the secular world, the church marks each Sunday’s passing throughout the year with a special name and… Read more

Welcoming God into Our Daily Lives

Dear Friends in Christ, “And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 These are the words that John uses to speak of the coming of our God into our world as a human… Read more

Thanksgiving is a Way of Life

Dear Friends in Christ: I have to admit that when it comes to celebrating Thanksgiving I am of two minds. Now, I have to say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It brings back wonderful memories of dinners with family and friends. A special day shared with special people. And is there anything that tastes… Read more

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God is With Us

Dear Friends in Christ, As our fall programing gets underway at Two Steeples, we once again focus our attention on discovering the ways in which God has entered into and become a part of the world that God created. Our scriptures reveal this marvelous story to us. When we hear the words of a God… Read more

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Special Events

Dear Friends in Christ: It has been a busy and exciting summer at Two Steeples Parish! And there is a lot coming up for the fall. So we thought that this would be a good time to share what has been going on and what is coming up! Wednesday Night Suppers and Bible Study at… Read more

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A Word from St. Paul

The theme of our Vacation Bible School (VBS) this year is ATHENS: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth. To mark this special session, St. Paul will be “visiting” VBS from August 11 to 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day. He sends us this message… Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to… Read more

God’s Work Our Hands Event on Sept. 8

Dear Friends in Christ, On Sunday, September 8, Two Steeples Lutheran Parish will join with churches throughout our ELCA for God’s Work Our Hands. This is our opportunity to reach out into our community and our world and be good neighbors. God’s Work Our Hands began as a church-wide event in 2013. Thousands of congregations… Read more

Called Out of Our Comfort Zone

Dear Friends in Christ, The season of Pentecost begins in our church year on Sunday, June 9, with the celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit to the disciples who were all gathered together in one place. Jesus had promised them that he would send them an advocate, a counselor, the presence of God… Read more

Our Path for Ministry

Dear Friends in Christ: We are the body of Christ together in this world, bearing the message of Jesus’ resurrection to all whom we encounter. As resurrection people we live in the hope of God’s promise of new life which calls us into a renewed vision for the future. As we look to the path… Read more