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Fellowship Mardi Gras BINGO Party - Saturday, February 6 @ 6 PM, in the Bible Class Room. Bring your favorite Cajun dish to share, along with a white elephant gift as a BINGO prize, for a night the whole family can enjoy!

Ash Wednesday is February 10 - Join us for a special service of reflection and repentance at 7:00 PM, with the imposition of ashes and Holy Communion. Supper is provided in the Bible Class Room, downstairs at 5:45 PM.



Commemoration of Jacob, Patriarch

Daily Lectionary Psalmody: Psalm 31:1-2, 23-24 Old Testament: Job 2:1-3:10 New Testament: John 1:19-34   In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.   Jacob is one of the least likely people that we would choose to be one of the ancestors of the Savior of the world. His name actually means “deceiver.” It's a fitting name if you look at his life. He tricked his brother Esau into giving his his birthright. Then he tricked his own father into giving his the blessing originally meant for Esau. He showed an unhealthy favoritism for his son Joseph and wife Rachel. All of these things brought all kinds of hardship to Jacob and to his family. Nonetheless, the Lord's promise rests with Jacob and ... continue reading