LESSONS FROM GRANDMA’S LAKE

Growing up, my family and I spent a month every summer living with my grandparents in Syracuse, New York. The house sits only about 200 feet from Lake Oneida. As …

Taking Time to Say Thank You

My favorite artist is Vincent Van Gogh. I love the way he experimented with shades of the same color. Very late in his life, he completed the work “Still Life: …

Building for the Future

Enjoy the latest construction update from Steven Cashio, Business Manager at Zion Lutheran Church and School in Walburg.  What a wonderful example of your investments at work! The speed of …

Finding Our Voice

Amidst the chaotic times in which we live, churches, including St. John in Athens, have been forced to cultivate new and innovative ways to reach out with the Gospel of …

Walking in His Word

Deut. 28:9: “The Lord will establish you as a people holy to himself, as he has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of the Lord your God and …

Chipping Away

St. John Lutheran in Athens has been around since the early 1980’s. As with all churches and our lives, things change. We get older. We make mistakes. We do our …