Devotions from Lutheran Hour Ministries can help keep your faith conversations going. Read, listen, e-mail, or print at lhm.org/advent.
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On Sunday, we decided to cancel church services and Bible study until at least Palm Sunday (April 5, 2020). We will monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will adjust our services as needed. Please check our website ergracelcms.org for updates, future (and past) online sermons, and additional communications.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (Psalm 46:1)
LCMS president’s message and resources for coronavirus pandemic
Join Lutheran Hour Ministries each week to hear real people having a real conversation about life, Jesus, and what he means to them. We encourage you to invite Jesus into your everyday conversations, too.
Lutheran Hour Ministries offers equipping resources to help you reach out with the love and Good News of Jesus Christ in your everyday lives.
These online courses and webinars will cover five faith-strengthening categories and use an array of multimedia elements to help you gain a hearing for the Gospel message.
- Individual, self-paced learning
- Time for self-reflection and journaling
- Optional small group discussion guides for home and congregational use.
- Easy access on any digital device – computer, tablet, or smart phone
- A variety of learning methods designed for the adult learner
Visit the Lutheran Hour site (link) for more information and to sign up.
Watch on YouTube
Visit the Synod’s Harvey webpage regularly to get the latest news on LCMS efforts to help and to access useful resources.
The Michigan District has scheduled a Reformation Worship service at the Breslin Center in Lansing October 15, 2017. The Circuit is looking into charting a bus for this event. Because this is a Sunday many of the Pastors of the Circuit will not be able to go, however I know it will be a great experience for everyone who attends. You can find more information on the district’s website.
Listen to the White Horse Inn guests discuss finding a church. An excerpt of the discussion follows:
Finding a church is often compared these days to shopping. That should not surprise us. Many churches, today, market themselves to a particular niche demographic. It’s all about branding. People who shop at Restoration Hardware aren’t the same folks who shop regularly at Walmart.
WHI-1256 | The Ministry & Marks of the Church – Out of the Horse’s Mouth.
One LSB Hymn a Week
A video each week on YouTube-chorale preludes followed by the respective hymn from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s hymnal Lutheran Service Book. Mark Peters, Kantor of the Traverse Bay Circuit and church musician at Immanuel Lutheran, Leland, MI is the featured organist.