We’re getting ready for all kinds of Bible Study this fall! Read Paul’s letter to the church in Rome with us on Sundays. Our topics include: 9/16: What Must I Do To Be Saved? (Romans 3:9-31) 9/23: Saved By Grace … Isn’t That Too Good To Be True? (Romans 5:1-11) 9/30: If What I Do Doesn’t Save Me, Does It… Continue reading Bible Study is Back!
Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar. Walker, there is no road, the road is made by walking. - Antonio Machado On August 18th, the Run Club of Malden held its first meet-up at the track outside of Pine Banks Park. Our crew took our very first steps of the "Couch to 5k,"… Continue reading Jericho Walk
This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine! Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine! Our theme song for the week was "This Little Light of Mine" to match our general theme - talents! At Camp Uke, we believe that every person has a light to shine - a talent or… Continue reading Camp Uke 2018 – Talents
On October 26th, 2018, we celebrate the 125th birthday of First Lutheran Church. We celebrate 125 years: ... of ministry and service, ... of joy and laughter, ... of grief and sorrow, ... of giving and receiving hospitality, ... of grace and forgiveness, ... of following Jesus Christ. So in 125 years, what have we… Continue reading 125th Anniversary Story Project
The season of Lent is upon us. A season of repentance, reflection, and grief for the upcoming death of Jesus, many Christians observe Lent by "giving something up," from chocolate to Facebook. "Giving something up" comes from the tradition of fasting for Lent: restricting one's eating as a way to grieve the death of Jesus… Continue reading A Note on Lenten Fasts
On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 we met as a congregation to celebrate what God has done through our church in 2017 and to make plans for the coming year. Some highlights from the past year included: Saying farewell to our interim pastor, Rev. Dave Dalzell Calling and ordaining a new pastor, Rev. Emily Hamilton Restoring… Continue reading Annual Meeting 2018
In the past month social media and the news have been full of reports about sexual abuse, assault, and harassment. This can be difficult for victims and survivors, as it can trigger traumas and bring up terrible memories. If this reflects your experience, please know: You're not alone. God loves you and never wanted this… Continue reading #MeToo
Beloved of Christ, Many of you saw the headline this morning. A gunman in Las Vegas opened fire on a concert, killing at least fifty people and injuring hundreds more in the largest mass shooting in recent United States history. These lives lost add to the more than 30,000 Americans alone who died in gun… Continue reading Pastoral Letter regarding the shooting in Las Vegas