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Rev. Franz Rigert – A Pastoral Response to the Middle East Conflict

Dear pastoral colleagues, The news out of Gaza is horrific, and the plight of 2 million Palestinians is cause for grave concern. Linked below this message is an urgent statement issued yesterday by Churches for Middle East Peace. This nonprofit organization is a coalition of more than 30 national church communions and organizations working to encourage U.S. policies that actively promote a…

Rev. Franz Rigert – A Pastoral Response to War in the Holy Land

Dear friends,Yesterday morning, I attended an interfaith breakfast in Milwaukee. Jewish, Muslim and Christian friends sat together and shared deep sorrow for all the people of the Holy Land. We acknowledged the raw emotions so many of us feel following the horrific Hamas attacks, the hostage taking, the ruthless killing of innocent people, and the ensuing military buildup and declaration of war. …

Ash Wednesday Message

Message in Lieu of Worship Ash Wednesday February 22, 2023 Grace and peace to you, which comes from God to each of us decisively in Jesus of Nazareth, Amen. It is Ash Wednesday, our entry point to the Lenten Season.  Unfortunately, due to weather and concern for safety, we have made the decision to cancel the Potato Bar dinner and worship service…

Monday October 5th Prayer and Scripture

Remind Me of Your Steady Power O God, this is a hard time, a season of confusion,    a frantic rush       to fill my closets,          my schedule,             and my mind, only to find myself empty.   Give me hope, Lord, and remind me    of your steady power       and gracious purposes that I may live fully. Renew my…