Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter

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As Holy week of 2014 draws near to a close, we will have our final services of the week: Maundy Thursday, April 17th, is at 7:00 PM.  This is a service when we commemorate Jesus instituting the New Covenant for us: His Holy Supper. Good Friday, April 18th, is when we observe Christ’s crucifixion and death […]

Memorial Luncheon for Kathy Farris

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On Saturday, March 22nd, at 12:00 noon, we have a memorial luncheon (or better stated, potluck) for Kathy Farris.  This is not in place of a funeral, as a funeral for her will be held in Washington, MO.  This is a way to remember Kathy and also visit and comfort her husband and children in […]

Pastor a Guest Speaker on the “His Time” Radio Program

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Our pastor was recently the guest pastor and speaker on “His Time,” going through the text of Mark 1:14-28.  You can hear him by clicking here.  Once on the webpage, click the “Daily Lectionary” sidebar.  To hear our pastor’s sermonette on the text, click on the “Matins Sermonette” sidebar. “His Time” starts your day by sanctifying […]

Chuck Kelsey’s Funeral Sermon: John 14:1-6

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When Christians gather for the funeral of a fellow believer in the faith, a singular moment, unlike any other, takes place.  For in such a moment is the coming together of heaven and earth.  The physical remains of someone whom God has called home connect the saints here with the saints in heaven.  For the […]

Sunday Services for Sunday, March 2nd are Cancelled

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Because of projected inclement weather, all church activities for Sunday, March 2nd have been cancelled.  The planned Lenten Ash Wednesday services are still scheduled for Wednesday, March 5th at 1:00 and 7:00 PM.

Ash Wednesday Services

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The first service of Lent is Ash Wednesday.  This year, our Ash Wednesday Services will be on Wednesday, March 5th, at 1:00 and 7:00 PM. Ash Wednesday begins the 40-day season of Lent.  It is a season when God’s baptized people cleanse their hearts through the Lenten disciplines of repentance, prayer, fasting, and charitable giving.  It’s a time we set aside […]

Memorial Service for Charles Kelsey

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The memorial service for Charles “Chuck” Kelsey is now scheduled for 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 4th at Stumpff Funeral Home in Kimberling City.  The internment of his ashes will be at 12:00 noon at the Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, MO.  

Mel Bruns’ Funeral

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The funeral for Mel Bruns will be held at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church on Saturday, February 8th, at 12:00 noon—weather permitting.  A luncheon will follow in our multipurpose building. If we need to change the funeral date and time because of weather, the new date and time will be posted.  

Wilbur Carlson’s Memorial Service Sermon: Revelation 7:9-17

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Mary, and family and friends of Wilbur Carlson: What is the best way that you can honor Wilbur?   Is it by remembering him?  Well, memory is important.  We could barely go on without memory.  And of course you want to remember Wilbur in your heart, the seat of your emotions, and in your mind.  And […]

Wilbur Carlson’s Memorial Service

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The memorial service for Wilbur Carlson will be held at 2:00 PM on February 1, 2014 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.  A luncheon will follow after the memorial service in our multi-purpose building.