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The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
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The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

We are just weeks away from the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! That is, it was what happened on October 31, 1517 in Wittenberg, Germany that is considered the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. On that day a not–very–wellknown monk and theology professor named Martin Luther...

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September 28, 2017
Green Season
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Green Season

In the church season we’re in now, “Time after Pentecost,” the paraments on the altar, pulpit and lectern are green, a symbol of growth. The Gospel lessons tell us of the teachings and miracles of Jesus, that we may grow...

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August 31, 2017
Cupola Restoration Ebenezer Lutheran Church
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The “Old Church” and Cupola Restoration Project

Early Days of Ebenezer Ebenezer Lutheran Church, the first Lutheran congregation in Columbia, was founded in 1830 by fourteen members. Their first structure was destroyed by fire during the Civil War. However, a group of...

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August 03, 2017
The Fruit of the Spirit
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The Fruit of the Spirit

As I write this letter, we are making preparations for Disciple Camp 2017. We have 23 children & youth, six high school counselors, and 12+ adults that will be at Camp Kinard, July 23-27. Everywhere...

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July 27, 2017
Prayer Ebenezer Lutheran Church blog
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God Loves You!

“I will not forget you.” For me, one of the dearest images of God is in Isaiah (49.14-16). The people of God have complained that “the LORD has forsaken me, my Lord has forgotten me.”...

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June 01, 2017
Hero Themed VBS 2017 Logo Ebenezer Lutheran Church Columbia, SC
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Vacation Bible School 2017

Are you looking for a VBS in the Columbia, SC area?  Well then, come along on an awesome adventure with some of your favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in...

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May 10, 2017
Gathering at Ebenezer
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Koinonia and The Sense of Belonging

Two apostles walk into a Jerusalem coffee shop. Paul says, “Now that Jesus sent us out to change the world, I’m going to help people believe like Christians.” James says, “Nah, I’m going to help them...

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April 28, 2017
Cross at Ebenezer
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Holy Week Schedule

He is Risen! Alleluia! Please join us in worship as we commemorate Holy Week at Ebenezer. Sunday, April 9 Palm Sunday 10:30 am, Church Monday, April 10, Tuesday, April 11, & Wednesday, April 12 Service of...

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April 04, 2017
Flowers in Spring
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Lenten Season

It’s really good to be back! I hadn’t realized how much I had missed you all until I began seeing you again. This year I began my time with you on Ash Wednesday. What a...

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April 01, 2017
Coffee Cup
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Grounded

With Sunday schedule changes coming in January, and looking for a play on words to describe having coffee during a casual Bible study, a planning team chose “Grounded in the Word” for the Sunday morning...

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March 01, 2017
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