Monthly Archives: April 2020

Getting Back to… Normal?

One of the phrases I have been struggling with hearing over these past few weeks since the shut-down began in March is the longing of “getting back to normal.” I get it. It is a very human impulse to establish … Continue reading

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“Good Morning Church: From Our Home to Yours” 4/26/2020

4/26/2020 Easter 3 Good Morning Church: From Our Home to Yours Welcome “Christ Be Our Light” God Moments Discovery Time Matt 5:13-16 Message “This Little Light of Mine” Prayers “You Are the Light of the World” Thanks & Giving Peace … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church: From Our Home to Yours, 4/19/2020

4/19/2020 Good Morning Church: From Our Home to Yours 2nd Sunday of Easter Welcome God Moments Prayers John 20:19-31 (Spark Story Bible by Sparkhouse) Discovery Time Message by Bishop Jim Hazelwood, New England Synod, ELCA “Beautiful Savior” photo montage Thanks … Continue reading

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“Doubting Thomas” feels like just the right story about now…

Think about it. They were afraid to “go outside.“ There was some weirdness around the safety of touching. The future was uncertain and everything they thought was solid ground beneath them was ripped out from under their feet.  Sound familiar? … Continue reading

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Good Morning Church: Easter Celebration! 2020

4/12/2020 Good Morning Church: Easter Celebration! (Premiers 4/12/2020 6:45 a.m. Eastern Time) Welcome “Alleluia” John 21:1-9 Easter Message, Part 1 Sharing from the people of St. Paul “He is Lord” John 21:10-18 Easter Message, Part 2 “Amazing Love” Sharing from … Continue reading

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Good Friday 2020

4/10/2020 Good Friday Welcome Confession & Forgiveness Passion according to John “Were you there?” Bidding Prayers Sunset ONE LICENSE A-712431 Sundays and Seasons SA000521 Easter Sunday will be posted 4/12/2020 at 7:00 a.m. St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Good Morning Church: Palm Sunday 2020

4/05/2020 Palm Sunday “Good Morning Church: From our Home to Yours”  Prelude: He is Lord Welcome God moments from Grace O’Brien & Tammie Pierson Palm Sunday From Whirl Kids Bible Holy Week Msg: Holy Week in Exile Amazing Grace with … Continue reading

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Connecting during this Pandemic…

Most churches are trying to do a lot of new things these days. I applaud it. There is nothing like a crisis to bring out the best of our faithfulness and ingenuity; even if it stretches what we are used … Continue reading

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