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January 2020 Message for Congregations

January 2020 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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December 2019

December 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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November 2019 Message

November 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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October 2019 Message

October 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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September 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

Dear Beloved of God I have been in a reflective mood as of late.  Perhaps it is because I am preparing this article at the beginning of August with some holiday time behind me and fall just over the horizon of my computer screen.  Perhaps it is because on July 9 I celebrated thirty years […]

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June 2019 Message

June 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders Dear Beloved of God – We have gathered at the rural church.  Many have journeyed for several hours to be present and to participate in the service of ordination and installation.  Once the worship begins and the procession has landed me near the altar, I […]

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November 2018 Message

November 2018 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders Dear Beloved of God – We have just concluded the season of Area Gatherings: Northern (Sept. 28-29 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Stony Plain in collaboration with St. John Lutheran of Golden Spike, Spruce Grove and St. Matthew, Spruce Grove), Southwestern (Oct. 13 […]

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March 2018 Message

March 2018 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders Dear Beloved of God – Many have noted that I sign correspondence with the word, Shalom.  This has been my practice since my first call serving with and among the people of God at Bethany Lutheran, Dickson. Recently I ran across an explanation of Shalom […]

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February 2018 Message

February 2018 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders   Dear Beloved of God – In the fall of 2017 I was privileged to participate, among other events, in three Common Prayer Services with the Roman Catholics, and with Anglican presence and participation, in Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse. The Common Prayer Services were meaningful […]

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January 2018 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

Dear Beloved of God – In the fall of 2017 I was privileged to participate, among other events, in three Common Prayer Services with the Roman Catholics, and with Anglican presence and participation, in Calgary, Edmonton and Whitehorse. Following the Common Prayer liturgy prepared for the Lutheran-Roman Catholic service in Lund, Sweden in 2016 when […]

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