Winter NewsLetter December 20/January 21

Winter 2020/2021 Advent and the Church Year The word “advent” is from the Latin word for “coming,” and as such, describes the “coming” of our Lord Jesus Christ into the flesh. Advent begins the church year because the church year begins where Jesus’ earthly life began...

November 2020 Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2020 Chariots, Horses, and Elections . . . Oh My! We live in the midst of a culture that has politicized almost everything.  Those who deem themselves to be wise are constantly drawing lines. They are drawing lines and labeling people.  We say, “You are a...

October Newsletter

OCTOBER 2020   The following article was written by Rev. Matthew Richard who serves as pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minot. Three spheres order society: the Government, the Church, and the Family. Through the Family: mercy and love are provided to individuals...

Shepherd News September 2020

Shepherd News Monthly Newsletter of Shepherd of the Valley LCMS 801 E Denver Avenue, Bismarck ND 58504 It is great to be back here with you all! I just wanted to write to give you an update on what has been going on in the month since my Ordination and Installment in...

August 2020 Newsletter

  Shepherd News Monthly Newsletter of Shepherd of the Valley LCMS 801 E Denver Avenue, Bismarck ND 58504 WOODSIDE WELCOME! The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. 2 Therefore an overseer must be above reproach,...
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