September 18, 2020
Good Afternoon Everyone,
It seems that fall is finally up on us. Time to enjoy the season of hot chocolate, golden leaves, apple cider, and warm cozy sweaters. 🙂
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Please uphold individuals who are celebrating birthdays and anniversaries in your daily prayers Barbara Blair 09/20, Karter Koelsch 09/21, Michael Sarkesian 09/26.
Prayer Vigil Reminder
Resurrection will be participating in a prayer vigil for a nation in turmoil. We will focus on resisting the divisiveness of racism, polarization, and vilification. We will gather with other congregations on Sunday, October 4 (The Feast of St. Francis) at 4:30 pm at Marine Park. The theme is “Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace.” Remember to wear your mask.
Dag Hammarskjöld, renewer of society, died 1961
Friday, September 18, 2020
A Swedish diplomat, Hammarskjöld served as the second Secretary General of the United Nations until his death in a plane crash while trying to negotiate peace in present-day Zambia. His journal, published as Markings, revealed the depth of his Christian faith.
Nelson Wesley Trout, bishop, died 1996 (TFF)
Sunday, September 20, 2020
A native of Ohio, Trout served parishes in several parts of the United States before being elected bishop of the South Pacific District of the American Lutheran Church, the first African American Lutheran to serve in such a capacity.
Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
Monday, September 21, 2020
Matthew (or Levi) was a tax collector in Capernaum for the Roman government. Tax collectors were frequently despised for dishonesty and for assisting the occupiers. Jesus nevertheless showed love for them, and chose Matthew to be a disciple.