I know that many of you are looking forward to things getting back to normal. This period of social distancing is hard and scary. I want things to settle down as well. However, I question whether there will be normal again. The 1918 flu pandemic lasted into 1919. That pandemic killed 675,000 Americans. The people … More A New Thing
We have been shut in. I know it has been difficult. It is hard not to be able to see all of the people that you care about. It is hard when our routines are changed through no fault of our own. It is hard when we have to gather in new ways. But this … More At Peace.
Maundy Thursday Service will be Thursday the 9th at 7:00 PM. Good Friday Service is Friday the 10th at 7:00 PM. Easter Sunday Service for The Resurrection of our Lord is Sunday the 12th at 10:00 AM All of these services will stream live here: https://webconferencing.cuchicago.edu/witte If you miss one our archive is here: https://faithlutheranbv.wordpress.com/online-services-at-faith/ … More Special Service Schedule
As you all know, Easter is coming up fast. It is Palm Sunday on the 5th and then Holy Week and onward to Easter Sunday on the 12th. Normally this time would involve gathering at Faith, enjoying other’s company and celebrating together. We would eat breakfast and greet each other with, “Christ is risen, He is … More Tie a Red Ribbon
In a monarchy the king’s death is often memorialized with the words, “the king is dead, long live the king!” This reminds people of the continuity of the monarchy. One king is dead but the king lives on, in his heir. I drove by a Christian congregation the other day, and it had a sign … More The Church Goes On.
Here is a link to Service for The Fifth Sunday in Lent. Hope you are all keeping safe and remembering that God is with you. Go in peace! https://us.bbcollab.com/recording/25110d37157e49c48d71a5d0cb900d50
Here is our Lenten Wednesday Service. Thank you so much Rev. Dan Muecke for filling in while I was rescuing my kids from the dorm closure! You are great! God’s Word in the theme, “Murderous Eyes.” Witte Meeting Room – recording_2
Our first online Service wasn’t perfect, but it is done. We will learn from this and move forward, until such a time as we can meet again. I look forward to seeing you all in person, once again, but for now we will learn and grow through God’s Word online. If you missed Service this … More We Did It!
Faith will hold Service tomorrow at 10:00 AM. It’ll be online, so you can come in you pajamas if you want! For those with computers and internet access use this link: https://webconferencing.cuchicago.edu/witte For those without computers or internet access call: 1-571-392-7650 And use conference number: 468 843 8423# Please check in 15 to 30 minutes … More Don't Miss Church
Thank you Dennis Witte and Concordia University Chicago for the tech and tools to make this switch! In the face of the Governor’s ban on meeting in groups greater than 10, we are moving Sunday Morning Divine Service online. Denny is our point and technology guy and deserves our thanks. Make sure that everyone knows … More Blackboard Collaborate Service at Faith Lutheran Church 10:00 AM