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The New Year
in Church

The New Year

A curious thing about the Church is the number of occasions we use to celebrate the “new year.” Our liturgical year begins with the first Sunday in Advent, usually late November or early December. January...

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August 29, 2019
From Vicar Ashton
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From Vicar Ashton

Beloved, This July marked the beginning of the fourth year that our family has spent in Columbia. We sold my car, left our jobs, packed up and moved to “famously hot” Columbia to begin Summer...

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August 02, 2019
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
in Church, Encouragement

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Dear People of God at Ebenezer, “Won’t you be my neighbor? ” As I write this we have just concluded our annual South Carolina Synod Assembly. The theme this year was “Joining God in the...

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July 01, 2019
Meet Our New Vicar
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Meet Our New Vicar

Meet Vicar Ashton Roberts “My name is Ashton Roberts. I am a 2019 graduate of LTSS, where my wife Jennifer is still a student. Our son Zion is a rising 6th grader at St. Peter’s...

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June 01, 2019
Ebenezer Lutheran Church Youth Columbia, SC
in Church, Encouragement

Caught Being Good

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, When our boys were in elementary school they would occasionally bring home a certificate that said “Caught Being Good,” detailing a moment when they were prepared for class, or...

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May 01, 2019
Books
in Church

A Common Vocabulary

People of God at Ebenezer, A common vocabulary! I think more and more about what a blessing it is to hear and understand each other, or, sometimes, what a challenge it is to listen receptively and perceive each other’s...

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April 01, 2019
Our Lenten Journey - God Provides
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Our Lenten Journey – God Provides

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, As a teenager I frequently made a drive from our home in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (eastern part of the state) to a place on the Cumberland Plateau about an hour west. Two...

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March 01, 2019