• Dear Congregational Family, I’m writing this week to give a brief report on the AFLC Annual Conference from last week. 1. AFLC Annual Conference: Last week the Annual Conference of our national church…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Flag Day: Today is Flag Day in our nation. I vaguely remembered that there might be some symbolism in the colors of the U.S. flag, so I “DuckDuckGo’ed” it. Here is what…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Summer Reading program for Kids!: “CPH Reads” is a summer reading program offered by Concordia Publishing House. Ruthfred is participating as a way to keep our kids read…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. First Communions / Pentecost: This coming Sunday five new confirmands in our church will receive Holy Communion for the first time. They are: Vienne Capri Battaglia Made…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Confirmation: It was a joy and delight to witness the Confirmation of our students this past Sunday as they personally confirmed their faith in the Lord! We praise God f…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Graduations: Each year Ruthfred gratefully acknowledges the accomplishments of our congregation’s college graduates. If you know of any members of our congregation who a…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Election Day: A week from today is Primary Election Day here in Pennsylvania. With so many issues in our culture that are challenging traditional Judeo-Christian values,…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Sabbatical: During Pastor Carlson’s sabbatical, I am honored that he asked me to fill in for many of the Two on Tuesday submissions. I ask your indulgence, and I pray th…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Sabbatical: Thank you again so much for the opportunity to take these sabbatical weeks! This week I am trying to wrap things up and transition to the sabbatical. Even th…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Easter Celebration: Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! It was an absolute delight to see our sanctuary filled for the services on Easter Sunday! Fred, Bob, Melissa, Ch…