Thoughts from the Pastor – VBS

Newsletter, Pastor
This past week a bunch of our kids were over at Kennewick First Lutheran for Day Camp run by three counselors from Lutherhaven. I got to be over there regularly, checking in and helping to make sure things were running smoothly. From what I can tell, all kids of every age had a great time! They learned new songs, played games and created crafts, and explored what it means to be God's masterpiece, created in the image of God. I am grateful for this opportunity for our kids, and for our youth and adults as well. There are many that deserve our thanks for investing in our kids this past week! One thing that excites me about our day camp is that it is a wider-church event! There were at…
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Thoughts from the Pastor

Pastor, Stewardship
June 25, 2017 Stewardship is a way of life. It is not just about tithing our money, but a mindset that recognizes that all we have is a gift from God: who we are, our families, our friends, our jobs, our income, our abilities and skills, our talents, life itself. How we use each of these things, or what we do with them, reflects how we see ourselves as children of God. Jesus calls us to mission, to service, to giving (financially and otherwise). In the interest of stewardship not being something we talk about once or twice a year (for pledges, the budget, or Time &Talent sheets), I wanted to put a summer bug in your ear to encourage you in your giving for the second half of this…
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