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In Memoriam + Henry Philip Larry Rahn

He has now come to his reward, to the place prepared for him and all those who trust in Christ Jesus, to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God, to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven, to God, the judge of all men, to the spirits of righteous men made perfect, to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. For lo Christ says: “I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” Thanks be to God! He does all things well. May he rest + in peace. Amen.

The Commemoration of the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession

Today is the Commemoration of the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession. The Augsburg Confession, the principal doctrinal statement of the theology of Martin Luther and the Lutheran reformers, was written largely by Philip Melanchthon. At its heart, it confesses the justification of sinners by grace alone, through faith alone, for the sake of Christ alone. Signed…

Immanuel’s Weekly News & Notes (Trinity 1)

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL Sunday (6/22) 9:00 am—Divine Service with Holy Communion 10:30 am—Bible Class 2:30 pm—Nursing Home Service Monday–Thursday 7:30 am—Matins Wednesday 11:30 am—TAMA Meeting Thursday 1:30 pm—Ladies Aid Saturday 5:30 pm—Divine Service with Holy Communion Sunday (6/29) 9:00 am—Divine Service with Holy Communion 10:30 am—Bible Class IN OUR PRAYERS HEALTH CONCERNS: Brenda Bunting; Ellie Crawford;…

Urgent Disaster Relief: Nebraska Tornadoes

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus: Yesterday, tornadoes struck and devastated the small town of Pilger, Neb., killing two, including a 5-year-old child, and injuring more than two dozen, many critically. In addition to laying waste to nearly the entire town, the storms destroyed the building of our congregation, St. John Lutheran, and the…