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Rev. Katrina Walther

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The sweetest fruits: peace

11 Finally, brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13: 11

The sweetest fruits: joy

I always look forward to Christmas Eve worship. At the end, we light candles and sing “Silent Night,” then we turn the lights back up and sing “Joy to the World” loud and strong.

Blue Christmas...hopeful Christmas

“All earth is hopeful,” begins one of the Advent hymns in our denomination’s new hymnal.

The sweetest fruits: faithfulness

30 I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I set your ordinances before me. 31 I cling to your decrees, O LORD; let me not be put to shame. Psalm 119: 30-31

The sweetest fruits: gentleness

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, the 4th Chapter:

The sweetest fruits

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Galatians, the fifth chapter:

Why we walk

At the age of eight, I took what I was sure was the longest walk ever. With my family and the members of my church, St. Paul’s Lutheran of Rehburg, I walked the six miles from our country church building to the United Church of Christ building in town.

Most highly favored lady

Religious Reflections

Imagine gathering in a darkened stone sanctuary in early December. Outside, the sun is just setting. Inside, the electric lights are dimmed to a warm glow, matching the candles in the worship space.

Miraculous generosity

And now for a rousing game of Name That Miracle!


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