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Lenten Journey

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Satan, the world and our sinful flesh daily tempt us to unbelief, despair and other great shame and vice. Some of these temptations come through the excesses of Western culture — excesses that have become so ubiquitous, we hardly recognize them as excesses. We have so many choices that we can be picky about the least important things in life.  The March issue of The Lutheran Witness reflects on fasting as a tool for fighting temptation and excess. Fasting has a long history in the church; at the same time, some in the church have abused fasting. This issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting. We will, at times, fail; we will fall to temptation, regardless of how much fasting we do. At such times, we may turn to individual Confession and Absolution and hear words of forgiveness and encouragement. Where we have failed, Christ succeeds. He fasted perfectly for us. Most important, He lived and died perfectly for u

Saying Goodbye

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Today our Village family said goodbye to the Selking family. It was a very emotional service from my standpoint for multiple reasons. We celebrated the rite of confirmation for two students, Grant and Molly. This was also their first time to receive the Lord's Supper on Sunday. It was truly a special day.  But I actually thought I had one more Sunday with the Selking family before they left, but I was wrong. Lesson learned, never take things for granted. So what can you say about them? It has been such a pleasure to have them as part of our church family. We will miss them and the many roles they helped fill at our church. Godspeed to you  Pastor

Valentines Day Throwback

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Our throwback picture for Valentines Day pre COVID-19. We are looking forward to the day when we be able to safely gather in our fellowship hall and have some fun! Until then, stay safe and stay healthy

Church

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Family center seating   We are ready for you on Sunday morning! Come out and worship with us. We have extra seating ready for you in the Family center if needed 

Trying something new

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Luther's desk We thought we would try something new here at The Village.  Nothing fancy and most definitely behind the times, but hey, better late than never.  The Village blog... Time for a little rambling and updates about what is going on at The Village. This will be my new method of getting information out to you, the members of the church. Sign up and check your email for a confirmation email for this blog. Thanks