Pastor’s Post 09/30/2022

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The good people from Scottish Stained Glass came to Immanuel on Thursday morning and replaced five windows (three in the tower, one each in the sanctuary and narthex). They were convinced four of those windows were damaged by a BB or pellet gun. The glass replaced in the sanctuary and … Continue reading Pastor’s Post 09/30/2022

Pastor’s Post 05/04/2022

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Immanuel had an unexpected visitor on Monday night!  Unfortunately the visitor arrived when the church was closed for the night, so he accidently drove his small-pickup through an electrical pole across the street and then the wall of our historic 1930 chapel coming partially at rest inside the garden-level … Continue reading Pastor’s Post 05/04/2022

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle 8/24/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, August 24, is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle.  This post is devoted to one of the many Feast Days that the historic Christian Church observed that are generally neglected today.  I pray that you find this message … Continue reading Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle 8/24/2021

Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene 7/22/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, July 22, is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene.  This post is devoted to one of the Feast Days that the historic Christian Church observed that are generally neglected today.  “Whenever the New Testament Gospels name the women … Continue reading Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene 7/22/2021

Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul 6/29/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, June 29, is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Apostles.  While the Christian church today recognizes that they may not have died on the same day, both Peter and Paul were imprisoned (Acts 12:1-11), both wrote … Continue reading Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul 6/29/2021

The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist 6/24/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, June 24, is when the Christian Church recognizes the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, which the Church dates as six months prior to the birth of Jesus based largely on the events recorded in Luke 1. These Pastor’s Posts are devoted to … Continue reading The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist 6/24/2021

Feast of Saint Barnabas, Apostle 6/11/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, June 11, 2021 is the Feast Day when the Christian Church recognizes Saint Barnabas, Apostle.  This post is just one of many devoted to the Feast Days that the historic Christian Church observed that are largely neglected today unless it falls on a … Continue reading Feast of Saint Barnabas, Apostle 6/11/2021

Feast of the Visitation 5/31/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Crucified and Risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, May 31, is the Feast Day when the Christian Church recognizes The Visitation.  This post is just one of many devoted to the Feast Days that the historic Christian Church observed that are largely neglected today unless it falls on … Continue reading Feast of the Visitation 5/31/2021

Feast of Saint Philip and Saint James, Apostles 5/1/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Crucified and Risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, May 1, is the Feast Day when the Christian Church recognizes Saint Philip and Saint James, Apostles. This post is just one of many devoted to the Feast Days that the historic Christian Church observed that are largely neglected today. … Continue reading Feast of Saint Philip and Saint James, Apostles 5/1/2021

Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord 3/25/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, March 25, 2021, is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord.  Annunciation, from the Latin annuntiatio, meaning the announcing of news, recognizes the conception of our Lord to Mary by the Word of God spoken by the angel … Continue reading Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord 3/25/2021

Feast of Saint Joseph, Guardian of Our Lord 3/19/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, March 19, 2021, is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Joseph, Guardian of Our Lord.  The Church remembers Joseph for his trusting in the word of the angels and his faithful service in protecting and helping raise Jesus. This post … Continue reading Feast of Saint Joseph, Guardian of Our Lord 3/19/2021

Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle 2/24/2021

Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: Today, February 24, 2021 is when the Christian Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle.  The Church remembers Matthias as the apostle that filled the vacancy resulting from the suicide of Judas Iscariot.  After his election, the Bible never mentions him again. This … Continue reading Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle 2/24/2021