Recognizing and Remembering Jesus

We had a lot of trick-or-treaters at our house this year.  Several were so well dressed in their costumes that I did not initially recognize them even though I knew them from our neighborhood.  It was only when I looked more closely beyond the costumes and makeup that I realized that I knew them. As…

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Confirmation Class 2016

Pictured left to right: Logan Edwards, Joshua Barker, Elaina Riley, and Pastor Rathjen. On May 1st, three of our youth confirmed their faith in the Triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit:  Joshua Barker, Logan Edwards and Elaina Riley. What a special blessing to have so many family members and friends here to witness and…

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What we Believe

In the book of Matthew in God's holy Word we read in chapter 1 beginning at verse 21: "She will give birth to a son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus, because He will save his people from their sins. All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through…

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