Musical Notes ♫♬ (Archive)

And because we are participants this would also mean that each note you sing-regardless if you sound like an opera singer, or if you sing off key or even if you only sing in your head-you are actively singing to the Glory of God.  Wow!  If we take that to the next level that would mean that every thing you do for the church-whether it be quietly putting together the communion before church, passing the peace to a visitor, reading the lessons, lighting the candles, handing out bulletins, praying...from the youngest to the oldest, smallest to the tallest, and from the quietest to the loudest....YOU ARE A PARTICIPANT.  It makes me think of the saying that you so often hear in the theater "There are no small parts, only small actors".

The ELCA website ( has a great banner that sums this up perfectly:

This is Christ's Church.

There's a place for you here.  

We are a Church because we believe God called us by name.

Come and be blessed.   

I look forward to participating with you this Sunday.


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Daily Bible Verse

  • Malachi 4:1-6

    5Lo, I will send you the prophet Elijah before the great and terrible day of the LORD comes. 6He will turn the hearts of parents to their children and the hearts of children to their parents, so that I will not come and strike the land with a curse.

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