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Ebenezer Lutheran Church stained glass window
in Church

In Response to COVID-19

Dear People of God at Ebenezer, God is our refuge and strength; a very present help in trouble (Psalm 46) Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time! Please be assured that...

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March 17, 2020
Learning and Lent
in Church

Learning and Lent

People of God at Ebenezer, It is hard to believe that December was my sixth month as your vicar! Our time together is moving so quickly that it is difficult to quantify all the learning...

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January 30, 2020
Christmas at Ebenezer
in Church

Hope During Advent

Dear Faith Family at Ebenezer, I wonder if most of us use the word, “hope,” to describe things we wish would happenbut probably won’t, or things we want that are completely beyond our control? “I...

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December 02, 2019
Ebenezer's Vision
in Church

Ebenezer’s Vision

Dear People of God at Ebenezer, Once a month I meet with a “coaching group.” This is a gathering of about 20 pastors from three states and six different denominations with one common goal –...

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November 01, 2019
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
in Uncategorized

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
in Uncategorized

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