Pastor’s Blog – May, 2018 – Confirming & Affirming

On May 20th, Pentecost Sunday, this congregation will celebrate the ministry of confirmation with some of our baptized members. Our definition of confirmation in the Lutheran Church is: A pastoral and educational ministry of the church which helps the baptized through...

Pastor’s Blog – April, 2018 – Puffy clouds and God

Being a father is something I treasure. Being a father means teaching, role modeling, nurturing, loving, caring, listening, providing, and cheerleading with your children. But many times, being a father simply means hanging out and being. It was a beautiful spring day...

Pastor’s Blog – March, 2018 – Holy Week

This year Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fell on the same date. The last time that happened was in 1945. Also this year, Easter and April fool’s day share the same spot on the calendar. The last time that happened was 1956. It was a little strange back on February...

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner / Fundraiser

The Men’s Group will again serve Shrove Tuesday dinner from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on February 13th. Pancakes and sausage gravy are homemade, and will include chocolate chip, blueberry, and plain. This event will benefit Salem’s Special Health Needs Fund....