Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Marshfield, WI
December 2022 Newsletter
on December 15th, 2022
“[Jesus said] ‘Are you able to drink the cup that I drink or to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?’ And they said to him: ‘We are able.’ And Jesus said to them, ‘The cup that I drink you will drink, and with the baptism that I am baptized with you will be baptized.” Mark 10:38-39  Read More
November 2022 Newsletter
on November 17th, 2022
What time does your day begin? Are you an early riser? Or does being a night owl cause you to rise a bit slower in the morning? In college, a friend of mine would joke, “If you are going to hoot with the owls, you better be ready to soar with the eagles.” That encapsulated well the schedule it felt on some days in college as we burned the candle on both ends.  Read More
October 2022 Newsletter
on October 13th, 2022
“And the rich man said, ‘Then I beg you, father, to send him to my father’s house—for I have five brothers—so that he may warn them, lest they also come into this place of torment.’ But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’  Read More
September 2022 Newsletter
on September 15th, 2022
“And you will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved…” Matthew 10:22 The verse above is Jesus talking to his disciples and telling them plain as day what they will expect from the world. As this text goes on he will talk about the honor that comes from being treated like Jesus himself was treated. He then tells the disciples to have no fear of those who slander or malign you for belonging to Christ, because the day is coming when all will be known.  Read More
August 2022 Library Update
on August 25th, 2022
Do you ever wonder about our Lutheran stance on a variety of modern issues and topics, and are curious to learn more? New to the church library are some great new resources printed out from our Synod’s website. These are collected together in a blue binder available for check-out on the New Books bookshelf (where you can also find magazines and other browse-able materials).  Read More
August 2022 Newsletter
on August 11th, 2022
“But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, ‘The Lord rebuke you!’” Jude vs.9I remember first reading that verse in my Bible and going, “Wait. What?!”Imagine the Devil and Michael standing over the dead body of Moses and arguing over what to do with Moses is a strange image to r...  Read More
July 2022 Newsletter
on July 14th, 2022
“The reason why the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.” 1 John 3:8 On Friday, June 24th, which was fitting to be the date that we in the church celebrate the birth of John the Baptist who leapt in the womb at the presence of Christ our Lord in Mary’s Womb, the announcement came out from the Supreme Court that shook the cultural landscape of our country.  Read More
June 2022
on July 7th, 2022
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.” Hebrews 4:12-13   Read More
Library Update - Abortion
on July 7th, 2022
With the overturn of Roe vs. Wade, it’s a great time to dig into our beliefs as Lutherans about the sanctity of life and be prepared to engage our neighbors who hold passionately different views. There are three great resources in the church library on the topic of abortion that can get you started.  Read More
Library Review - Traced
on July 7th, 2022
n school we learn that humans evolved a few hundred thousand years ago (or even a couple of million years ago). But according to the Bible, God created everything, including man, only around 6000 years ago. Which is right?  Read More
Call Response
on May 31st, 2022
“It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the Gospel. For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:7-8  Read More
May 2022 Newsletter
on May 19th, 2022
Why does Jesus do this? Why does Jesus come to his disciples to deputize them and send them out? Isn’t it enough that Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead? Isn’t that what makes us good with God? Why do these 10 men in the text get the authority to forgive sins?  Read More