Lenten Denial

Lenten Denial donations this year totaled $900.00. $150.00 was given to each of the following organizations: Lutheran Special Education Ministries, Lutheran Child & Family Service of Michigan, Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Lutheran Braille Workers, Lutheran World Relief, and Project Compassion Ministries. Thank you letters from these groups are posted on the bulletin board in the hallway near the offices. Thank you

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Nailed – 03/06/13

As the soldiers led Jesus away, they grabbed a man named Simon, who was from the city of Cyrene. Simon was coming into Jerusalem. They laid the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus. A large crowd followed Jesus. The women in the crowd cried and sang funeral songs for Him. Jesus turned to them and said,

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Hail King! – 02/27/13

The soldiers led Jesus into the courtyard of the palace and called together the whole troop. They dressed Him in purple, twisted some thorns into a crown, and placed it on his head. Then they began to greet Him, “Long live the king of the Jews!” They kept hitting Him on the head with a stick, spitting on Him, and

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What’s Your Price? – 02/20/13

… one of the twelve apostles, the one named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests. He asked, “What will you pay me if I hand Him over to you?” They offered him 30 silver coins. From then on, he looked for a chance to betray Jesus. – Matthew 26:14-16 Reverend Joel Holls – There is a story about a

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A Stone’s Throw (Ash Wed.) – 02/13/13

2013 Lenten Meditation Theme is: CROSS/PEACE Ash Wednesday – A STONE’S THROW Luke 22:39-46 – “Jesus went out of the city to the Mount of Olives as He usually did. His disciples followed Him. When He arrived, He said to them, “Pray that you will not be tempted.” Then He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down, and

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