Lenten Devotion February 20

By: Monica Fitzgerald Readings: Psalm 27; Psalm 118:26-29; Matthew 23:37-39 David spoke in Psalm 27: “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life… for in the day of trouble he will...

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Lenten Devotion February 19

Readings: Psalm 27; Genesis 14:17-24; Philippians 3:17-20 “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!” –Psalm 27 Beloved Is Where We Begin If you would...

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Stephen Ministry Reflection

“Stephen Ministers are a Positive Part of the Luther Place Community” By: Margaret Maring         Rejoice with those who rejoice, mourn with those who mourn.  Romans 12:15 Stephen Ministers are required to participate in 50 hours of training before they work with others. We live in a world where people...

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Lenten Devotion February 16

By: Kathryn Perry Readings: Psalm 17; Zechariah 3:1-10; 2 Peter 2:4-21 Courage: from the Latin (Cor) by way of French (Cour) Courage cannot exist without fear. Bravery, valour have no merit if we are not afraid. Courage is made manifest when we are terrified but still find the strength to do...

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Lenten Devotion February 15

By: Lolly Stuart Readings: Psalm 17; 1 Chronicles 21:1-17; 1 John 2:1-6 In the scripture readings today we hear about the love of God for his people, and His desire for our obedience in following his commandments. The message is the attainment of fellowship, oneness with Christ and other believers, in...

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Lent: A Season of Courage

Pastor Karen Brau sets the tone for the Luther Place community during Lent, with a prayer for courage. It takes courage to examine ourselves To search our souls To face our broken-ness To reflect on our habits and automated responses to life To explore places we might not want to...

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Blizzard 2016

Last week, the church office received the below message and image from Father Kenneth Allen, a guest at the Washington Plaza Hotel over the weekend. He had captured Luther Place in the midst of the blizzard. Hello, I’m staying in the hotel across the street from your church during this...

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Men’s Group Reflection

Jeff Serfass shares a reflection on how the men of Luther Place will be sharing time together in the coming year, deepening the connection between spirituality and social justice. At the early January Men’s Winter Retreat at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, we planned much of the rest of the year....

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Budget Narrative 2016

Aspirational and Pragmatic:  Luther Place Budget 2016 In 2012 the Congregation approved a five-year vision plan to re-energize our institution in order to spread the Gospel in our community.  With an eye towards growing our membership, Council and staff have taken steps since then to implement the various parts of...

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