• Feb2024

    On the Mount of the Lord, He Was Provided So Abraham called the name of that place, “The Lord will provide”; as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”  Genesis 22:14 The Sacrifice of Isaac is not so much about Abraham or...

  • Pastor’s Wives Retreat 2024

    February 20, 2024

      Joyful Hope April 26–28, 2024 So often in our lives, joy is fleeting and hope feels uncertain. Our circumstances get us down and we long for relief. How did the apostle Paul face tough times like imprisonment—with joy? He was imitating Christ and waiting for His return! Paul had...

  • Rev. Blake Wolf Obituary

    February 20, 2024

    Rev. Blake Gilbert Wolf October 31, 1950 - February 13, 2024   Born Oct. 31, 1950, Rev. Wolf was blessed with an amazing, Christ loving spouse, Deb (Deborah Ruth Samuel), children, and grandchildren. A 1977 graduate of Concordia Seminary, Rev. Wolf served for 40 years as both a pastor and...

  • A Broken Heart for Valentine’s Day (Ash Wednesday) The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.  Psalm 51:17 Valentine’s Day falling on Ash Wednesday provides a great opportunity to teach about the condition of the human heart.  On this...

  • God’s Care for Older Adults Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.  Psalm 71:9 Congregations invest a lot of time, energy, and financial support in caring for children and youth.  Schools and youth groups, staff members and teachers...

  • Ellen Hetz Obituary

    February 6, 2024

    Ellen M. Hetz May 21, 1940 – January 26, 2024 Ellen Marie Hetz (nee Stahl) was born to John and Alfretta (nee Wilkening) Stahl on May 21, 1940.  The oldest of four girls, she was baptized at Holy Cross Lutheran Church on Miami Street in St. Louis in June of...

  • Dr. Arnold Schmidt Obituary

    February 6, 2024

    Dr. Arnold E. Schmidt September 19,1934 – November 9, 2023 Dr. Arnold E. Schmidt, 89 of Union, Missouri passed away on November 9, 2023. Dr. Schmidt (also known as Arnie) was born in Deshler, Nebraska on September 19, 1934, to Fred and Helene Schmidt.  He grew up on the Schmidt...

  • It's time for the yearly Lutherans for Life contests for youth. From art posters to essays, with a variety of grades included, be sure to click below to check out this great opportunity! Grades 3–5 Grades 6–12 Class of '24 Seniors

  • Jan2024

    The Savior of All

    January 31, 2024

    The Savior of All Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is...

  • A House of Prayer for All Nations And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord, to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord, and to be his servants, everyone who keeps the Sabbath and does not profane it,     and holds fast my covenant— these I will...