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Ebenezer Lutheran Church Youth Columbia, SC

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,...


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Books

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...


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Our Lenten Journey - God Provides

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....


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Ebenezer Lutheran Church stained glass window

Christian Hope

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, This message for our December and January newsletter I am writing on a cold, wet and thoroughly disagreeable November 14th. But I am warmed and encouraged by the memory of...


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Christmas at Ebenezer

Advent Season Schedule 2018

O, come let us adore Him! You are invited to join us as we celebrate the Advent season. Saturday, December 1 Patrons and Friends of the Arts at Ebenezer presents “An Acapella Christmas” by...


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Getting to Know Ebenezer

Getting to Know Ebenezer

Dear People of God at Ebenezer, By the time this blog is published we will have completed nine of our ten cottage meetings designed to draw all of us into conversations about dreams, visions and...


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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, My family will attest that I have said this at the beginning of every family vacation since our sons were born – the best part of any journey is the beginning!...


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Ebenezer Lutheran Church

And Time Moves On

Among the important items on my bookshelf at Ebenezer, in addition to nine Bibles, is this resource: Temporary Shepherds: A Congregational Handbook for Interim Ministry. The author re–tells his experience on a 30–mile hike in the Green Mountains of Vermont....


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