• Lenten Devotional – March 28, 2020

    Amanda Lindamood Ezekiel 36:8-15; Luke 24:44-53; Psalm 130  I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in God’s word I put my hope. Psalm 130, vs 5 When I left for college, I imagined a semi-permanent move. Who I was at 17 needed a relocation. My final weeks of college and...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 27, 2020

    Submitted Anonymously Ezekiel 33:10-16; Revelation 11:15-19; Psalm 130  “None of the sins that person has committed with be remembered against them. They have  done what is just and right; they will surely live.”  That’s Ezekiel 33;16. This point in time could be considered “Night time”. Things are pretty dark, let’s be...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 26, 2020

    Ezekiel 1:1-3, 2:8-3:3; Revelation 10:1-11; Psalm 130  Great Creator, Lord of day and night, we know that you are with us in the nighttimes of our lives as you are in the day. Help us to see you and trust in you even in seasons of lamentation, mourning, and woe....

  • Lenten Devotional – March 25, 2020

    Langley Hoyt, YAV Isaiah 60:17-22; Matthew 9:27-34; Psalm 146  Seeing in the Dark  I was sitting on the bus with my headphones in, listening to a politics podcast and feeling worried. As I watched H street pass by through the window, I felt a tap on my forearm. A small, older woman...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 24, 2020

    Isaiah 42:14-21; Colossians 1:9-14; Psalm 146  Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save”  Psalm 146:3 Lord, we are worried. We see the ways that folly and evil are acting upon the world and we feel helpless. We see the princes of our city, our...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 23, 2020

    Michael Weber – Lutheran Volunteer Corps Isaiah 59:9-19; Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 146  Chapter 59 of Isaiah sounds familiar. Dark times are among us. People are crying out for justice. The darkness in this chapter is instilled not just by the presence of injustice, but by a lack of truth, a lack of...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 21, 2020

    Sarah Johnson 1 Samuel 15:32-34; John 1:1-9; Psalm 23  A recent practice of mine has been to pray while doodling or coloring. Sometimes I pray about everyday things, other times I repeat a phrase or verse while I color. At a staff meeting a couple of years ago we spoke the phrase...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 20, 2020

    Sara Babcock  1 Samuel 15:22-31; Ephesians 5:1-9; Psalm 23  I feared the people and obeyed their voice  1 Samuel 15:24  The stories of Books 1 and 2 of Samuel depict the first kingships of Israel, with Samuel — prophet, priest, war leader, judge — advising them along the way. The reading today...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 19, 2020

    Genevieve Dornemann 1 Samuel 15:10-21; Ephesians 4:25-32; Psalm 23  Psalm 23 (Message Translation)  1-3 God, my shepherd! I don’t need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send...