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The Time of the Church: The Season after Pentecost

The Sundays after Pentecost make up the longest portion of the Church Year. This is the Time of the Church–the time we focus on growing together in the life of the Holy Trinity. Continue reading

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Holy Week

How are you observing Holy Week in your church?   Palm Sunday: Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday. On Palm Sunday we remember when Jesus entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey and was welcomed by people waving palm branches and shouting “Hosanna!” Holy (Maundy) Thursday: … Continue reading

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Top 25 Hymns Lutherans Love to Sing

The worship arts department keeps track of the music that is sold, downloaded, and licensed. Based upon that information these are the top twenty-five hymns that Lutherans love to sing. Are your favorites listed here? What are your favorite hymns to sing? Continue reading

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What Is Worship?

If worship begins with you or me, honestly it is going to be terrible worship: self-centered, egotistical, one huge “me-fest.” That may sound appealing, but in the long haul of life, such worship is boring, gasps for air, and is ultimately a dead end. We need something outside of us, and God supplies that very need in the Divine Service. Continue reading

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