Pastors Notes

Come and Be Fed by Our Lord

It has been the practice at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church that each Sunday we receive Holy Communion. In this sacrament we receive forgiveness for our sins and are assured of salvation. As we partake of the Lord’s Supper, we join with all people of God sharing our celebrations and our burdens. As we […]

We are Easter People

Coming soon, in just a few weeks, we will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This coming Easter Sunday we will once again joyfully proclaim the Good News! We celebrate the Good News because we are Christians. Still, you and I know that in this country, even in our local communities, […]

Let Our Lights Shine

I know it is not October, it is February. The New Year has just begun. It is not nearly the fall season in which we stress stewardship. Still, I believe sharing thoughts about stewardship is worthy of a year-round discussion. Actually, I know of one congregation which holds a year-round stewardship campaign that is…well, could […]

Here We Are! Send Us!

The prophet Isaiah wrote of his personal experience when hearing God’s call. “And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I! Send me.’” At that moment Isaiah was experiencing a new beginning. We experience new beginnings as well…such as we do each New Year. This […]