Keith Hillesland

Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Churches, October 20, 2021

Devotion for October 20, 2021, from Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer: A Bit of History – The Luthers During a Pandemic This week, we celebrate the 504th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  Happy Reformation!  Did you know that Martin and Katy Luther dealt with a deadly viral pandemic, too?  In August of 1527, when their …

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HTLC News Email, October 15, 2021

Hi, Everybody: This Sunday, October 17, is the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, Fill the Food Barrel Sunday, and Children’s Sabbath!  It’s the 30th annual observance of the multi-faith Children’s Sabbath weekend, which engages places of worship across the country in focusing prayers, worship, education programs, and action to improve the lives of children.  There will …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Churches – Tori Valcarcel, MIC Student, October 6, 2021

Devotion for October 6, 2021, from Tori Valcarcel, MIC Student for HTLC and CTK:  G.O.D. and E.G.O. My therapist (whom I’ll call MB for short) is a big fan of acronyms. We both love a good pun or word based joke, but we also have a shared affinity for acronyms because they are fantastic mnemonic …

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HTLC News Email, October 1, 2021

Hi, Everybody: This Sunday, October 3rd, is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost and Animal Blessing Sunday.  Please bring any plush/stuffed animals with which you have a special bond to the 10 am Outdoor Worship Service for a blessing (masks for the stuffed animals are not required if they have their vaccination cards).  Zoom Sunday School, Coffee Chat, and Communion are …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCE Churches – Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer, September 29, 2021

Devotion for September 29, 2021, from Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer: Holy Communion – COVID 19 Style!! It started with this text to my daughter, Kirsten, on Sunday, September 19th: Pastor Barbara (PB to her daughter):  HI!  Do you have a little bit of juice I could use for communion?  Just a thimble full …

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HTLC News Email, September 24, 2021

This Sunday, September 26, is the 18th Sunday after Pentecost and Lutheran Loose Change Sunday (cha-ching!).  The newest normal schedule applies:  9 am Zoom Sunday School, 9:15 am Zoom Coffee Chat, 9:30 am Zoom Communion, 10 am Outdoor Worship Service, and, as always, Online Worship Service any time you feel like it! Next Sunday, October 3, is Animal Blessing Sunday.  …

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HTLC News Email, September 17, 2021

This Sunday, September 19, is the 17th Sunday after Pentecost and Fill the Food Barrel Sunday.  Zoom Sunday School begins this week at 9 am (Welcome back, kids!).  Contact Marta Wicke for Zoom details.  The rest of the day’s schedule is as usual with Zoom Coffee Chat at 9:15 am, Zoom Communion at 9:30 am, Outdoor Worship Service at 10 am, and a pre-recorded Online Worship Service available. On Sunday …

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Pastor Tim

Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Churches – Pastor Tim Huff of Holy Trinity, September 15, 2021

Devotion for September 15, 2021, from Pastor Tim Huff of Holy Trinity: Be A Verb The story of the New Testament is the story of people who got close enough to Jesus to catch his dream. Doesn’t it amaze you how followers left whatever they were doing to follow Jesus? 18As Jesus was walking along …

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HTLC News Email, September 11, 2021

Hi, Everybody, sorry this is so late – just one of those weeks! This Sunday (tomorrow!) is the 16th Sunday after Pentecost, Scrip Sunday, and Rally Day!  Yes, it’s time to kick off this year’s Christian Education with a Drive-in Rally Day Celebration that takes place at 11 am (after outdoor worship service) that includes a blessing of backpacks and briefcases (remember …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Churches – Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer, September 8, 2021

Devotion for September 8, 2021, from Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer: Is anyone else afraid to turn on the news?  There is a constant barrage of dire warnings of impending doom.  If it’s not a fire, it’s a hurricane.  If it’s not a hurricane, it’s a new  Covid setback.  If it’s not a new …

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