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HTLC News Email, November 6, 2020

Hi, Everybody:This Sunday, November 8, is the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost and Scrip Sunday(remember the Gift Card Drive for Adopt an Angel).  The now-usual Online Worship Service video will be available, and Zoom Coffee Chat, Communion, and Adult Forum are at the usual times with same Zoom info (more about Adult Forum in the next paragraph).  Confirmation students will join Adult Forum once again this Sunday. …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Tim Huff of Holy Trinity, November 5, 2020

Devotion from Pastor Tim Huff of Holy Trinity for November 5, 2020: Authentic  This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.  Matt 15:8  Early one evening as I as working in the front yard I saw a hummingbird (you will recall in an earlier devotion that we have hummingbirds …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Tia Pelz of Christ the King, November 2, 2020

Devotion from Pastor Tia Pelz of Christ the King for November 3, 2020: Happy Hallowen!  I have long fought Halloween. Because it’s on Reformation Day and that means worship services in Germany. Usually in the evening, when everyone is out trick-or-treating. Pastors will hand out “Luther candy” and carve pumpkins with Luther’s rose. As a …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer, October 29, 2020

Devotion from Pastor Barbara Caine of Holy Redeemer for October 29, 2020: Humankind was created as God’s reflection:  in the divine image God created them; female and male, God made them…..God looked at all of this creation, and proclaimed that this was good—very good.  Evening came, and morning followed—the sixth day. Genesis 1:27, 31 Inclusive …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Vicar Anand Darla of Good Shepherd South Asian Ministries

Devotion from Vicar Anand Darla of Good Shepherd South Asian Ministries for October 26, 2020: 1John 2:15 Christ minded Christian by Vicar Anand Darla GSSAM   Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  When you love money and things, …

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Reformation Sunday Worship Service for Oct. 25, 2020

Thanks for joining us on Reformation Sunday! We’re glad you could join us for today’s worship service for Sunday, Oct. 25, Reformation Sunday. This is the Sunday we celebrate Martin Luther kicking off the Protestant Reformation by nailing his 95 theses about church reform to the Wittenburg church doors back in 1517. It’s our tradition …

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HTLC News Email – October 23, 2020

Hi, Everybody: This Sunday, October 25, is Reformation Sunday!  It’s the Sunday we celebrate Martin Luther kicking off the Reformation by nailing his 95 theses about church reform to the Wittenburg church doors back in 1517 (actually, on October 31st!).  Be sure to wear red when watching the Online Worship Service or tuning in to Zoom Coffee Chat at 9:15 (drinking …

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Devotions from Tri-City ELCA Pastors – Pastor Tia Pelz of Christ the King, October 22, 2020

Devotion from Pastor Tia Pelz of Christ the King, October 22, 2020: The other day I met God at the grocery store.  I have never enjoyed grocery shopping much. But there were definitely times when I liked it more than these days. Like when the kids were really little and going grocery shopping was my …

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