Recent Mission Projects at MLC

Mission Projects at Martin Luther Church are off to a great start for the year.    A large collection of food and paper items to replenish the Johnson County and Nemaha County food pantries after the holidays was gathered as our first project of the year.   Offerings...

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Graduates Honored at MLC

Two young men who have been actively involved at Martin Luther Church during their youth will be graduating from Johnson-Brock Public Schools on May 12, 2018.   This fall, David Speckmann will be attending Mid-Plains Community College at North Platte Nebraska.  Ben...

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MLC at Ridgeview Assisted Living

A group of Martin Luther Church members spent some time on Wednesday, April 25th  visiting and singing hymns with the residents of Ridgeview Assisted Living and Belle Terrace Care Home in Tecumseh. While there, a few of members of the MLC Sewing Group presented Rusty...

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Pastor’s Patter

How then shall we live? After Martin Luther had finished explaining a passage of scripture in a sermon or a lecture, he would ask this question: How then shall we live? Truth had been revealed to Luther’s parishioners or students. They had been enlightened, but the...

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Palm Sunday at Martin Luther Lutheran Church

Martin Luther Church remembered the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, singing  “All Glory Laud and Honor” while the Sunday School children waved their palm branches.   The children's march concluded at the front of the church where they sang three songs of...

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Pastor’s Patter

It was battered and scarred and the auctioneer thought it scarcely worth his while, to waste his time on the old violin, but he held it up with a smile. “What am I bid, good people,” he cried, “Who starts the bidding for me? One dollar? One dollar. Do I hear two? Two...

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17th Annual Martin Luther Church Consignment Sale

The 17th Annual Consignment Sale of Martin Luther Church was held on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  It was a windy day but the warm temperatures brought many people to the church grounds ready to purchase or just enjoy the atmosphere of the day.  MLC volunteers manned the...

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Church Triumphant – Sharon S. Dieckhoff

Sharon Sue (Myers) Dieckhoff entered the Church Triumphant on February 24, 2018.  Pastor Ken Tubbesing presided at the 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 funeral service at Martin Luther Church.  Interment is in the Martin Luther Church Cemetery. The MLC church...

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Bexleigh Anna Marie Roberts – Baptism

Bexleigh Anna Marie was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, February 25, 2018.    Bexleigh is the daughter of Mitch and Delaney Roberts.  Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the...

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MLC Welcomes New Members

Martin Luther Church welcomed new members on Sunday, February 25, 2018.   Joining the church family by Affirmation of Baptism held during the worship service were Lloyd "Rusty" Welch and Mitch Roberts.   Joining by transfer of membership from other Lutheran churches...

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Pastor’s Patter

Some people go to the dump and return home with more stuff than they took in the first place. The following happened to one of those people. The incident occurred near Ichon, South Korea in July, 1953. An American soldier heard a noise in a pile of trash. Curious, he...

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Church Triumphant – Ellen L. Oestmann

Ellen Lola (Kuper) Oestmann entered the Church Triumphant on January 29, 2018.  Pastor Ken Tubbesing presided at the 2:00 p.m Thursday, February 2nd funeral service at Martin Luther Church.  Interment is in the Martin Luther Church Cemetery. The MLC church family...

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Pastor’s Patter

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28 ESV) Some people carry burdens they don’t have to. If you are walking from the parking garage toward the airport terminal and a traveling companion offers to carry one of your...

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Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church

Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church began with a prelude of Christmas Carols played by young piano students followed by the MLC Choir singing "Silent Was the Night" and "Away in the Manger".  Pastor Ken Tubbesing welcomed all to the 5:00 p.m. service.  As the pews...

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Share the Warmth – December Mission Project

Martin Luther Church members collected new and gently used coats, gloves, hats, and scarves in December to "Share the Warmth".   A large amount of donated items were taken to People's City Mission and also distributed through the Johnson County Schools with the help...

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Pastor’s Patter

Student to math teacher: That isn’t right! Teacher: What’s not right? Student: You said that X equals 4. Teacher: Yes, I did. So? Student: Well, yesterday you said that X equals 3. Somethings just don’t make sense. Here’s one that may not make sense to you. An angel...

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Food Pantries Benefit from Advent Dinner

Martin Luther Church Women hosted the annual Advent Dinner on Sunday, December 3.  Baked potatoes and toppings as well as a wide variety of desserts were enjoyed.  Sweet rewards were offered to winners of the “Name that (Christmas) Tune” that was held shortly before...

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