So it is with every artisan and master artisan   who labors by night as well as by day;those who cut the signets of seals,   each is diligent in making a great variety;they set their heart on painting a lifelike image,   and they are careful to finish their work.[Sirach 38:27] For our anniversary last week, myContinue reading “PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION”

Now You Are Dismissing Your Servant in Peace

Sermon Preached at the Final Worship of Bethlehem Lutheran Church Youngstown, Ohio December 28, 2014 Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40 “Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all people.” [Luke 29-30Continue reading “Now You Are Dismissing Your Servant in Peace”


The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. [Matthew 13:45-46] On Sunday, July 27, nearly 60 kids from Camp Covenant along with their parents visited our worship service. Following the Hymn ofContinue reading “ALL WE DID WAS OPEN OUR DOORS”