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“Joyfully Lutheran”

Sermon for January, 26th 2020

1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 urges us to rejoice always! Do you realize that if we took that as seriously as God intends, we would be defined by our joyful attitude and people would want to know what has given us such hope! Actually, I think that’s the point!
This year, for National Lutheran Schools Week, we focus on the joy that we have in being Lutheran Christians. We understand that living a sanctified life is not a life of tiresome effort, but it is simply living in joyful thanksgiving for His grace and mercy every moment of every day!

Pastor Michael

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McTeacher Night January 29th

Join us on Wednesday, January 29th from 4-8pm at the McDonalds on the corner of Crenshaw and 182nd street!  Teachers and parents will be behind the counter serving up your favorites! We need volunteers to help us behind the counter, and to help sell cookies at the drive-thru. If you can help, please let Mrs Brianna or your teacher know.
Ascension Preschool receives a portion of the proceeds from ALL food sold!  Please invite your family and friends to join us, and share the event on your social media pages!  Thank you in advance for your help!

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National Lutheran Schools Week

Celebrate National Lutheran Schools Week! January 26th-31st


Sunday, January 26th

Preschool sings at the 11:00AM service

Monday, January 27th

We are “wild” about our Lutheran schools- wear wild socks

Tuesday, January 28th

We are “crazy” about Lutheran schools- crazy hair day

Wednesday, January 29th

Lutheran students are full of pride- wear school shirt McTeacher Night at Mcdonald’s

Thursday, January 30th

Lutheran students dream big- wear pajamas

Friday, January 31st

Lutheran schools are super- dress like a super hero

Grandparent/Special Person Day

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“His Ways Are Not Our Ways”

     In our Gospel lesson this week, Jesus’ actions confound John the Baptist to the point that John asks if Jesus is the one that he is should be looking for, or should he expect another.
It is easy to feel let down by Jesus when He does not conform to our image of Him. However, if we continue to trust in Jesus’ rule and reign over our lives despite the fact that things are not going as we may have planned, understanding that His Ways are not our ways, we find ourselves genuinely blessed.

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Advent Season at Ascension

Join Ascension Lutheran for Advent Worship Services Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. All are welcome!

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“Exit the Desert, Enter the Promised Land”

   In Matthew 3:1-12, John preached to those who by faith were about to enter into the Promised Land of the Reign of Heaven, a time foreshadowed by the entry into the promised land of Israel at the time of Joshua.
   We have been baptized into that same Rule and Reign prophesied by the ancient prophets. It is not consummated yet, but it is inaugurated. We have one foot in the Kingdom that is only going to get better!

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