Raleigh Wayne Roberts – Baptism

Raleigh Wayne Roberts – Baptism

  Raleigh Wayne Roberts was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, September 6, 2020.       Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the worship service at Martin Luther...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

“Love one another.” (John 13:34) This is Christian love: Behaving in such a way that one’s actions are beneficial to someone else. By that definition, love can be something simple, such as holding a door for someone who is carrying a package or putting a few coins...

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May All Who Come Behind Us Find Us Faithful

May All Who Come Behind Us Find Us Faithful

The founders of MLC and the next couple of generations couldn’t have imagined it.  Worship services in the church suspended?    A virus keeping the church family apart for months? Well, yes and no.  They had, from time to time, had to hold the worship services in...

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MLC Mission Project – Partnership 4 Hope

MLC Mission Project – Partnership 4 Hope

A mission project has just been completed at Martin Luther Church.  We have connected with Partnership 4 Hope in Omaha, Nebraska to help young adult former foster youth travel the bridge to independence.   Partnership 4 Hope manages Youth Mart which is a resource for...

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Pastor’s Patter

Jesus had a lot to say about wealth. There was a story about a rich man and a poor man named Lazarus. Each had his own reward. The rich man in this life, and the poor man in the next. The lesson has something to say regarding immediate versus delayed gratification....

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Graduates honored at MLC

Graduates honored at MLC

Three young persons who have been involved at Martin Luther Church during their youth graduated from high school in 2020.  While the Covid-19 virus prevented actual ceremonies at their respective high schools in May, Martin Luther Church wanted to express their...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter May, 2020 A group of men was struggling up a steep hill. Lungs sucking in the night air. Thighs burning from exertion. Sweat streaming down grimy faces. One of the men was named “Reems.” This was no ordinary hill. It was in Korea in the early 1950’s,...

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19th Annual Martin Luther Church Consignment Sale

19th Annual Martin Luther Church Consignment Sale

The 19th Annual Consignment Sale of Martin Luther Church was held on Saturday, March 7, 2020.  It was a very windy day!   Starting out cool, it did warm up to 70° which brought many people to the church grounds ready to purchase or just enjoy the atmosphere of the...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter March, 2020 R.V. Burgin was born and raised in East Texas. He worked hard on the family farm yet found the time to play football on his high school team. His parents took him to Sunday School and church. He grew up believing in God. When war came on...

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Corbin Rhett Meyer – Baptism

Corbin Rhett Meyer – Baptism

                           Corbin Rhett Meyer was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, February 9, 2020.   Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the worship service at...

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Pastor’s Patter

Pastor’s Patter

A young man sat, angry and alone, in a prison cell. The heavy door opened. An old priest entered the dank cubicle. Without ceremony, he greeted the prisoner with these words, “What did you do?” “The police say I killed a man,” the young man replied. “Was it...

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Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church

Christmas Eve at Martin Luther Church

Martin Luther Lutheran Church hosted the traditional Sunday School Christmas Eve program on Tuesday, December 24 at 5:30 p.m. Pastor Ken Tubbesing welcomed the many visitors and the children and young adults presented the play which was called "The Christmas County...

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Operation Christmas Child – Good News, Great Joy!

Operation Christmas Child – Good News, Great Joy!

Martin Luther Church participated in Operation Christmas Child for their fifth year.  This Mission Project was our focus for October to mid-November. Operation Christmas Child was started over 20 years ago by Samaritan’s Purse – a nondenominational evangelical...

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Violet Ann Sommerhauser – Baptism

Violet Ann Sommerhauser – Baptism

  Violet Ann Sommerhauser was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, October 13, 2019.  Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism which took place during the worship service at Martin Luther Lutheran Church. Violet...

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First Communion

First Communion

Sunday, October 6, was a special day in the lives of three young ladies of Martin Luther Lutheran Church.   Pastor Ken had held classes for Rylie Beethe, Reese Grotrian, and Delani Sharples during the month of September in preparation for their First Communion.  The...

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Ellisen Kay Haynes – Baptism

Ellisen Kay Haynes – Baptism

Ellisen Kay Haynes was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, September 29, 2019 Ellisen is the daughter of Chans Haynes and Caitlin Reed. She has an older sister, Maycee. Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism....

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Blankets and Backpacks – A Prayer of Blessing

Blankets and Backpacks – A Prayer of Blessing

On Sunday, September 8th the church was alive with the color of 94 blankets that were made by the Sewing Group. The blankets were sewed and tied from September, 2018 to April, 2019. During the worship service, a prayer of blessing was offered by Pastor Tubbesing and...

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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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