Month: September 2020

HTLC News Email, September 25, 2020

Hi, Everybody: This Sunday, September 27, is the 17th Sunday after Pentecost and normally would be Lutheran Loose Change Sunday (as if anything were normal anymore).  Our new normal continues this week with our Online Worship Service which is available on our website each Sunday morning (or Saturday night if the stars are in alignment and Inspector Morse isn’t on TV).  Zoom …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Tia of Christ the King, September 24, 2020

Pastor Tia’s Devotion for 09-24-2020: Dear gifted Saints!  Just before my 8thbirthday, my auntie took me shopping. I still remember it vividly because it was nothing that usually happened in my life. Nobody had taken me shopping for clothes before. At least not that I could remember. My parents just bought us what we needed. …

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Pastor Tim

Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Tim of Holy Trinity, September 22, 2020

God is a Birdwatcher My family decided during the summer that we would add some new flowers to our backyard. As we were discussing our options for plants and flowers, the patient and knowledgeable worker in Gardening noted: “The hummingbirds love these ‘Salvia Greggii.’ I have these in my backyard and the hummingbirds are always …

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Worship Service for Sept. 20, 2020

We are back with Sunday School and Confirmation Class today! This Sunday, September 20, is the 16th Sunday after Pentecost and our regular Fill the Food Barrel Sunday.  Our new fall schedule of Zoom Coffee Chat at 9:15 am and Zoom Communion at 9:45 am continues this week, and Confirmation Class starts this Sunday at 10 am.  The information you need for those will be …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Vicar Anand of Good Shepherd South Asian Ministries, September 17, 2020

Vicar Anand’s Devotion for September 17. 2020: Jeremiah 32:16-17 “After I had given the deed of purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, then I prayed to the Lord, saying, 17 ‘Ah Lord God! Behold, you have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult’” As per the above …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Barbara of Holy Redeemer, September 15, 2020

Devotion by Pastor Barbara for September 15, 2020: This battered happy face in the eerie light of these weeks of fires, expresses much of what I feel. Will the fires never stop? Will the smoke never leave? Will the shelter in place order never be lifted? We lost a dear friend from Holy Redeemer last …

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Rally day! Worship service for Sept. 13, 2020

Thanks for joining us on Rally Day! This Sunday, September 13, is Rally Day!  Rally Day is when we normally go back to our two-service schedule with Sunday School, Adult Forum, and fellowship in-between. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the worship service is online. The rest of the festivities are happening live through Zoom: 9:15 am:   Coffee Chat …

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