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5.23.2019 - Council Members Elected

5.22.2019 - 2019 Annual Report Book Issued

4.20.2019 - The Passover Seder

4.13.2019 - Meal Packaging Event Draws Crowd of Volunteers

2.23.2019 - Photos from the 2019 Hobby Expo

2.12.2019 - All the Languages of the Good News Milestone

2.4.2019 - Souper Bowl Sunday Results

1.30.2019 - Faith Chest Milestone Celebrated

1.13.2019 - Hymn Debut Celebrates Baptism of Christ

12.25.2018 - Sights of Christmas

12.24.2018 - Christmas Outreach

12.14.2018 - St. Mark's Hosts Successful Blood Drive

12.9.2018 - Kids Night Out!

11.18.2018 - Packing for Operation Christmas Child

11.6.2018 - All Saints Day 2018

10.28.2018 - Pumpkins!

10.18.2018 - Harvest Home Celebration

10.18.2018 - Celebrating Blanket Sunday

10.14.2018 - Blessing of the Keys

9.23.2018 - Bazaar Raises Funds for Charity


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Blessing of the Keys
Blessing of the Keys

 

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, Taylor Wentzel, Hannah Haussmann and Sadie Wentzel came before the congregation after having successfully completed the driver's exam, and asked for our prayers in the milestone we call Blessing of the Young Driver and Car Keys. At the 8:00 AM service, a keychain that bears Luther's seal was given to the young ladies as a reminder that the gifts God continues to grant us day after day in every place we travel must be exercised with responsibility to God and all of the people around us.

 They brought with them one of the things that they used as a younger youth, an object that they passed on to another. There is sadness in leaving the safety of childhood, and also the excitement of new challenges ahead. The keys that some see only as a sign of their independence, we acknowledge as signs of our interdependence and responsibility - signs of approaching maturity.

Blessing of the Keys