• Dear Congregational Family, 1. Lenten Services and Soup & Sandwich Suppers: Our Lenten Service are every Wednesday at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. In addition, this year we are also having Lenten suppers from 6…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Lenten Services and Soup & Sandwich Suppers: Our Lenten Services are every Wednesday at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. In addition, this year we are also having Lenten suppers from…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Ash Wednesday: Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday which is the beginning of the Lenten Season for the Church. Many will wear the sign of the cross upon their forehead as a sign o…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. I know this is a day late! Sorry about that! 2. Kids Time & Evening JTTW: Today will be the last week for these ministries. Next week is Ash Wednesday. Please make a pri…

  • Dear Congregational Family, Martin Luther’s Birthday: February 18 was Luther’s birthday, so this is a good week to remember his written testimony of what he referred to as his “Tower Experience” which…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Pastor Osier: Last week you received a letter from Pastor Osier, and on Sunday he verbally informed our congregation that he had accepted a call to be the new Dean of ou…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. “94% of churches are not growing”: I read this statistic this morning. According to research, only 6% of churches in the U.S. are growing at a rate that matches or excee…

  • On February 2, 2016 my family awoke to the news that Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most notorious groundhog, had not seen his shadow, a vernal portent that winter would meet an early demise. To celeb…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Congregational Leaders: Last Sunday our newly elected council members were installed. Let me take this occasion to express how fortunate we are at Ruthfred to have so ma…

  • Dear Congregational Family, 1. Justice: Today, and these last few days, our attention has been rightly turned to issues of justice. These days have recalled historic and ongoing injustices in our land…