Posts by Pastor Joel Lohafer

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Luther’s Small Catechism in Prayer Form

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

Besides the Bible our Small Catechism serves a good purpose for teaching us the basics of our faith, and encouraging us to persevere. The version I used during my confirmation class was copyrighted in 1960 and in 1963 it was written in a prayer form. For example look at the First Commandment. “You shall have […]

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Praying the Psalms

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

This past year I have grown in appreciation for the Psalms. There were days when I could not find the words to pray, and I turned to a Psalm and let those words be my prayer. There are different kinds of Psalms to serve as prayers for pretty much any kind of experience you face. […]

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Ash Wednesday

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

This year we celebrate Ash Wednesday on February 17. We will livestream the service at 7:00 PM. We are preparing individual packets of ashes that you can pick up at church anytime between Feb 14-17. If you have questions, please call the office or email Pastor Joel. References to ashes in the Bible symbolize humility, […]

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