Monthly Archives: September 2009

“You said”

It’s encouraging when an eighth grade confirmation student repeats–nearly word for word–a little piece of advice given the previous year. Perhaps they listen more than I realize.

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Time for Catechesis

I just realized that, right now, I am spending eight hours each week teaching catechism or Bible Information Class. I have three different BIC classes going, as well as our regular LES catechism and our public school confirmation class. For … Continue reading

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September 1999–September 2009

I guess that makes it 10 years ago that Grandpa Linkert entered glory. September 3, 1999. I don’t know that I thought about it much when the actual day came earlier this month, but I have had several opportunities to … Continue reading

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Anniversary Slideshow

For tomorrow’s anniversary celebration, I put together a slideshow of pictures that people brought to me. I ended up including around 100 pictures—of the pastors, fellowship events, school activities, confirmations, etc. Anniversary Slideshow The music is from the album The … Continue reading

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Not Unto Us

On Sunday morning, our school kids will be singing a couple stanzas of Kurt Eggert’s hymn, “Not Unto Us” (CW 392). Our kids have been practicing it both at school and at home. This evening while the kids were singing … Continue reading

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EP Times

This morning the El Paso Times ran an article about Trinity and our 40th anniversary celebration. The article made mention of this blog, so I wanted to say “welcome” to any visitors who find their way here as a result … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Catechism

This week our new stained glass windows at church were installed. This project has been in the works for almost a year. And I understand that the congregation always intended to put in stained glass windows someday. The church was … Continue reading

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