Entries by Bernt Hillesland

Christmas at First Lutheran, 2014

Christmas Eve Family Service and Pageant Wednesday, December 24 at 5pm The story of Mary, Joseph and the baby told by children and our First Kids Choir.  This service of worship is warm and festive for all ages. Holy Communion, with Pastor Katherine Marshall presiding. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Wednesday, December 24 – 10pm Concert […]

Peace and joy

“Do not let your hearts be troubled.” (John 14.1) I am so pleased and happy to be one of your pastors at First Lutheran Church. It is wonderful to be a part of a church community that is open to thinking ahead, sickness aware of changing times and how that may change how we “do” […]

Getting situated

When you ask, “are you getting situated?” I usually answer “yes, at least we’re starting to, but it takes awhile.” At worship, “getting sit-uated” can mean just figuring out where to sit! There are seats to the side, behind and in front of the altar. Where should a pastor position his or herself? It’s a […]