Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

He was sixteen years old and, although he could not swim, he heard the sea beckon to him. He wanted to be a sailor. There was a problem, however. He resided a few hundred miles from the nearest ocean. But he was determined. As he saw it, the first step to reach his...

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Clara LaDeane Grotrian – Baptism

Clara LaDeane Grotrian – Baptism

Clara LaDeane Grotrian was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the worship service at Martin Luther Lutheran Church. Serving as...

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I Was Hungry & You Fed Me – Mission Project

I Was Hungry & You Fed Me – Mission Project

For I was hungry and you fed me – Matthew 25:35. Our "Feed the Hungry" Mission Project was to live this Bible verse.  During the month of June, MLC members donated funds to be used in packing Mercy Meals through Chapter 25 of Lincoln, Nebraska.  After the...

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Graduate honored at MLC

Graduate honored at MLC

One young man who has been actively involved at Martin Luther Church during his youth will be graduating from Johnson-Brock Public Schools on May 11, 2019. Joan Bohling, representing the Martin Luther Church Sewing Group, gifted our graduate, Dylan Rowe, with a...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

On April 1, 1974, for the first time in the history of the United States, a national speed limit was put into effect. The purpose was to conserve gasoline during the energy crisis. At first, having to drive no faster than 55 miles per hour seemed like an April Fool’s...

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Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church

Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church

Martin Luther Church hosted the traditional Sunday School Christmas Eve program on Monday, December 24 at 5:00 p.m. Pastor Ken Tubbesing welcomed the many visitors and the children and young adults presented the play which was called "The Mighty Messengers' Big...

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Adalynn Rose Meyer – Baptism

Adalynn Rose Meyer – Baptism

    Adalynn Rose Meyer was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Adalynn is the daughter of Morgan and Kelsi Meyer.               Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the...

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First Communion

First Communion

Sunday, November 11, was a special day in the life of Maverick Piper.  This fall, Maverick has participated in Confirmation instruction with Pastor Ken which includes the preparation for his First Communion.  The Sacrament of Holy Communion was held during the worship...

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Ryleigh Lucy Williams – Baptism

Ryleigh Lucy Williams – Baptism

    Ryleigh Lucy Williams was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Ryleigh is the daughter of Matt and Cara Williams.       Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism...

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Coffee Hour at Good Samaritan Center

Coffee Hour at Good Samaritan Center

Recently, the Martin Luther Women's Group signed up to do the morning Coffee Hour at the Good Samaritan Center in Auburn for the first Tuesday of the month.  November was the second month since this community project started.   The MLC ladies enjoyed serving the...

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Clean Water – September Mission Project

Clean Water – September Mission Project

The Mission Project for the month of September focused on clean water.  We worked through Compassion International on this project. According to UNICEF, 2.1 billion people have no safe drinking water.   Compassion partners with thousands of local churches in 25...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

If you were lucky enough to survive the Bataan death march, then you would have found yourself a prisoner of war at Cabanatuan, the most brutal prison camp in the Philippians during World War II. Thirty percent of Allied prisoners held in Japanese camps did not...

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Maddix Leighton Mackey – Baptism

Maddix Leighton Mackey – Baptism

    Maddix Leighton Mackey was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Maddix is the son of Landonn and Erin Mackey.         Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the...

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Laura Jean Rippe – Baptism

Laura Jean Rippe – Baptism

Laura Jean Rippe was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Laura is the daughter of Blake and Ashley Rippe.   Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the worship service...

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Two Missions and Sunday School Kickoff

Two Missions and Sunday School Kickoff

Two mission projects, the presentation of Bibles and the installation of Sunday School teachers made Sunday, August 19th a significant day at Martin Luther Church.   Presentation of Beginner's Bibles to the very youngest Sunday School Children - Milo, Graham, Kinsley,...

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