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Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.

Robert H. Schulle
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God is that infinite All of which man knows himself to be a finite part. -- Leo Tolstoy

 

 

Every evening I turn my worries over to God; He's going to be up all night anyway! -- Mary C. Crowley

 

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.  --  Edwin Louis Cole

Before God we are all equally wise and equally foolish.     -- Albert Einstein

 What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.~ Oscar Wilde

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ~Anonymous

 

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain

 

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. ~Mark Caine

Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.

Robert H. Schulle
r

 


God is that infinite All of which man knows himself to be a finite part. -- Leo Tolstoy

 

 

Every evening I turn my worries over to God; He's going to be up all night anyway! -- Mary C. Crowley

 

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.  --  Edwin Louis Cole

Before God we are all equally wise and equally foolish.     -- Albert Einstein

 What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.~ Oscar Wilde

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ~Anonymous

 

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain

 

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. ~Mark Caine

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 :: 26 Views :: News, Announcements, Documents

 

Laws of the Lighthouse by Max Lucado The first of the year is known for three things: black-eyed peas, bowl games, and lists. Some don’t eat black-eyed peas. Others hate football. But everybody likes lists. The Bible certainly has its share of lists. Moses brought one down from the mountain. There are lists of the gifts of the Spirit. Lists of good fruit and bad. Lists of salutations and greetings. Even the disciples’ boat got into the action as it listed in the stormy Sea of Galilee. (If you smiled at that, then I’ve got a list of puns you’d enjoy.) But the greatest day of lists is still New Year’s Day. And the number one list is the list I call the Laws of the Lighthouse. The Laws of the Lighthouse contain more than good ideas, personal preferences, and honest opinions. They are God-given, time-tested truths that define the way you should navigate your life. Observe them and enjoy secure passage. Ignore them and crash against the ragged rocks of reality. Smart move. The wise captain shifts the direction of his craft according to the signal of the lighthouse. A wise person does the same. Herewith, then, are the lights I look for and the signals I heed: – Love God more than you fear hell. – Once a week, let a child take you on a walk. – Make major decisions in a cemetery. – When no one is watching, live as if someone is. – Succeed at home first. – Don’t spend tomorrow’s money today. – Pray twice as much as you fret. – Listen twice as much as you speak. – Only harbor a grudge when God does. – Never outgrow your love of sunsets. – Treat people like angels; you will meet some and help make some. – ‘Tis wiser to err on the side of generosity than on the side of scrutiny. – God has forgiven you; you’d be wise to do the same. – When you can’t trace God’s hand, trust his heart. – Toot your own horn and the notes will be flat. – Don’t feel guilty for God’s goodness. – The book of life is lived in chapters, so know your page number. – Never let the important be the victim of the trivial. – Live your liturgy. To sum it all up: Approach life like a voyage on a schooner. Enjoy the view. Explore the vessel. Make friends with the captain. Fish a little. And then get off when you get home.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 :: 26 Views :: News, Announcements, Documents

   Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV A Time to Think We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day. –Edith Lovejoy Pierce, poet A Time to Act Enter the new year committed to a new life!

A Time to Pray:  Heavenly Father, because of Your strength, I can let go of the past and step forward with faith.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 :: 44 Views :: News, Announcements, Documents

Thanks to all who came out to hear the great music on Sunday afternoon. Byron's voice was amazing as he raised the standard by his singing "O' Holy Night".  A special thanks to Jennifer Stoebe for playting the viola , such a wonderfully warm sounding instrument, she did a great job! Otto ( The pipe organ ) was in tune and had no issues or problems !   On Tuesday at the mini concert we played all different Christmas songs to help get us in the spirit of the season. 

Nest year we will have at least 3 majot concerts planned so stay tuned !!!

 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 :: 785 Views :: News, Announcements, Documents

We just got the news that our flat roof is near end of life and requires in the short term nearly $4,000.00 in repairs. Also, the parish house roof is in bad shape and needs replacement !

We are looking for donations !! 

Monday, August 17, 2015 :: 1043 Views :: News, Announcements, Documents

Pastor Jacobsen found this quote and I thought it was worth sharing!

 

This is a quote from Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)

 

"The Organ is in truth the grandest, the most daring, the most magnificent of all instruments invented by human genius.  It is a whole orchestra in itself.  It can express anything in response to a skilled touch.  Surely it is in some sort a pedestal on which the soul poises for a flight forth into space, essaying on her course to draw picture after picture in an endless series, to paint human life, to cross the Infinite that separates heaven from earth?  And the longer a dreamer listens to those giant harmonies, the better he realizes that nothing save this hundred-voiced choir on earth can fill all the space between kneeling men and a God hidden by the blinding light of the sanctuary.  The music is the one interpreter strong enough to bear up the prayers of humanity to heaven, prayer in its omnipotent moods, prayer tinged by the melancholy of many different natures, colored by meditative ecstasy, upspringing with the impulse of repentance--blended with the myriad fancies of every creed.  Yes.  In those long vaulted aisles the melodies inspired by the sense of things divine are blent with a grandeur unknown before, are decked with new glory and might.  Out of the dim daylight, and the deep silence broken by the chanting of the choir in response to the thunder of the Organ, a veil is woven for God, and the brightness of His attributes shines through it."

from The Art of Organ Building by George Audsley

 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 :: 1085 Views :: News, Announcements

We urgently need to raise $4500.00 for the installation of our great division digital control system. The old system is failing and we fear it may not make it through Christmas. Won't you prayerfully consider a donation today?

 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 :: 1236 Views :: News, Announcements

Our boiler is at the end of its life with a leak that can not be repaired. Would you prayerfully consider helping fund our replacement boiler? We are looking to raise $30,000 for this project. Any donation will help!!

you can send a check to the church , attention"boiler"

OR

To make it easy to donate use paypal .

 

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 :: 1669 Views :: News, Announcements

We have started putting pictures from our concerts in the music section. If you have any pictures in digital format of anyIncarnation event please send to info@incarnationlutheranchurch.org  or drop in the church office. 

Saturday, November 6, 2010 :: 1714 Views :: News, Announcements

We suffered a failure of some leather components that were installed about 55 years ago. Because of this the pipe organ is temporarily not working. We are confident that the funds will be found to repair this and restore the wonderful sounds of our historic Moller organ to our Sunday service.

Friday, July 2, 2010 :: 2043 Views :: News, Announcements

We are excited to announce that on Sunday October 24th , 2010 we will have the privilege of welcoming two European musicians to Incarnation ! They will present a recital at 3 pm that afternoon with a free will offering to benefit the organ restoration fund. We will have a reception to follow so that you can greet them.   Make sure to put this special event on your calendar and make a point of being here!    More information below.

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