Advent 2016

The Season of Advent begins on Sunday, November 27. We will offer an anointing with oil during the Divine Service that Sunday as we begin this season of preparation and repentance.   There will be Wednesday Advent Communion services starting November 27 at 7:00 pm. Let God’s Word and Sacrament wash over you as part […]

LCC Restructure

There will be a meeting after the Divine Service on Sunday, November 13 to discuss the proposed changes for the structure of our national church. There is a summary sheet available for pickup at the church.   If you would like more detailed information please read the information on the downloadable sheets here: LCC Restructuring

Power to Change

The Adventures of Pinocchio was written in 1883 by Carlo Collodi, an Italian writer. The story begins in a village near the city of Florence, where a woodcarver named Geppetto, made a wooden marionette which he called Pinocchio. The puppet became animated and Pinocchio turned out to be a rascally rogue whose nose grew when […]

Funeral for Russ Rundberg

Russell Rundberg died on Friday, September 16. The Funeral Service will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Friday, September 23 at 1:00 pm. We commend Russ into the hands of our gracious God to await the resurrection of all flesh. Please keep Maxine Rundberg in your prayers. Also keep Kathryn Watson of Calgary, daughter […]

Body, Mind, & Soul

I was recently on a vacation in southern Ontario. We spent some time visiting friends in the city of Sarnia. In Sarnia the old unused rail lines have been converted into walking and biking trails. The early morning weather was beautiful so I spent some time making use of the walking paths in the area. […]

A Young Girl Reading

A Young Girl Reading By Rev. Dr. John Kreutzwieser – Special to the Times Herald Jean-Honore Fragonard’s painting A Young Girl Reading (1776) is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. America is in the midst of revolt yet here sits a young woman reading in silence despite the chaos going on around […]

Always to Care

Always to Care There is a trend in our culture to embrace death as a solution to the struggles of life. It is noticeable in the increase of suicide attempts among young people. Most community groups and societal leaders are concerned about using death as a way out of struggle and are grasping for solutions […]