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PASTOR'S WEEKLY MESSAGE:

This coming Sunday (2/8) is Transfiguration Sunday and it is the last Sunday in the season of Epiphany. Join us for worship services on the 8th of February at 10:30 (led by our pipe organ) or at noon (led by guitars and mandolin). The gospel text for Sunday is Luke 9:28-43 and Pastor Hout’s sermon theme is “Astounded”. You can read this weeks gospel text and the entire Bible online at www.biblegateway.com

Thanks for stopping by We hope you enjoy your time on our humble website.  We may not be as big and fancy as some places but we have important people here......people like you! We hope your journey with the Lord is going well and you have a mean 2016. Or should we say a lean 2016. The best 2016 you ever seen? Please, stop by and visit us again.  We try to update this site on a regular basis, even weekly.

Prayers of the Church  We are praying for Virginia Kinderdine, Don Stupp, Iris Englebrecht and Bob Greenlee as well as our military men: Zach Mathis, Blake Parrett, Rob Greenlee and Zachary Boyd. Christopher Boyd in seminary and Taylor Macy in Senegal are also in our prayers.

Prayer of the Day for Transfiguration of our Lord Sunday:  “Holy God, mighty and immortal, you are beyond our knowing, yet we see your glory in the face of Jesus Christ. Transform us into the likeness of your Son, who renewed our humanity so that we may share in his divinity, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Co-ed volleyball team is playing their hearts out and have another game on the first day of February. We play at the Miamisburg Assembly of God gym on Sixth Street and the games are on Monday nights. Our next game is the February 1st at 7:15.

Souper Bowl Sunday is nearly here. We now know the two teams for the Super Bowl - Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. With the addition of one little letter “o” this day can be turned into more than just a day about football. How nice to remember the hungry on SOUPER bowl Sunday. Please bring in some cans of food or some money for our food pantry or a check for the ELCA World Hunger appeal. 

A good piece of scripture  Here is some scripture we would like to highlight this week: Luke 9:43....”And all were astounded at the greatness of God.”

A Special link because it is a great article about St. Jacob. Part of it was in the paper but we have the entire blog article here with some good pictures:
http://pinehavenfarmersvilleohio.blogspot.com/2010/10/heres-church-and-heres-steeple.html

Upcoming Events include:
February 7-Souper Bowl Sunday to benefit the hungry
February 10-Ash Wednesday - Lent begins!