15 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Autumn Hunting” Deaconess Eva Schindhelm

You will not fear the terror of the night, or the arrow that flies by day, or the pestilence that stalks in darkness, or the destruction that wastes at noonday. Psalm 91:5-6 The sound of gunfire awakens me. It is Autumn again, and my...
8 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Counting/Countless” Deaconess Bonita Fredel

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits -- Psalm 103:1ff Counting his blessings, as is my husband's daily habit, recently began with the...
1 Nov 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “You’re on My Watch” Deaconess Linda Funke

The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time on and forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 It happened as I spent a Saturday morning looking and learning,...
25 Oct 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Basin & Towel – California Style” Deaconess Sandra Eacret

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. I Peter 4:10 A simple gesture in response to a specific need, done in a loving way. In this case with a rag and...
18 Oct 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Under God’s Wings” Deaconess Joanne Grepke

I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help; in the shadow of your wings, I will sing for joy.  My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me. Psalm 63:6-8   It had been...
11 Oct 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “God Shows Up” – Deaconess Diane Marten

Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. Remember the Lord in everything you do, and he will show you the right way.   Proverbs 3:5-6 (GENT) Who remembers the classic silent film melodramas? Little...
4 Oct 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Open My Heart” Deaconess Lisa Donahue

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,  for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for...
27 Sep 2018 0 Comment

DeacPost “Grace” – Deaconess Chris Stephenson

O God, you are my God.  Earnestly I seek you.  My soul thirsts for you. My body longs for you in a dry and weary land where there is no water.  (Psalm 63:1)  Weariness crept into my soul after a week of bad news. God had walked...