All Saints’ Sunday – October 30, 2016

This coming Sunday we will recognize all the Saints (realizing that in the Lutheran tradition, we are all considered, simultaneously sinner/saint (100%) of both (seriously). So it’s not a day of remembering Mother Theresa but, instead, your grandpa and your co-worker and your classmate as well as David Bowie and Prince too.

So, bring a picture of your loved one or something they made or loved to put on display during worship. We’ll have a time for you to write a prayer and light candles in memory of all those we know and love who have died.3682_img_0430

For those of you playing along at home, you might see that All Saints’ Sunday is recognized November 6 this year. However, because we recognize Confirmation (affirmation of baptism) on the 6th, All Saints’ sort of gets a back seat, so we did a little switch-a-roo.