杨牧师随笔

  • Confirmation Classes to Resume 08/20 Confirmation Classes for youth (a two-year program, starting at 7th grade or older) will begin again on Sunday Sept. 16 at 6pm.   Adult Confirmation Classes will be held at a time TBD.  Please contact the church office for more information....
  • Rally Day and Installation! 08/20 September 9 - Join us for a 9:30 Rally Day opening for Sunday School and an 11:00 Bi-lingual Service where Pastor Chris Xinhong Yang will be installed as our Associate and Chinese Pastor.  Lunch to follow.  Come join the celebration!...
  • A Hard Saying 08/20 John 6:51-69 “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?” - so said many of Jesus’ disciples in today’s text.   Maybe you’ve said those words at some time in your life, or at least thought them.  Maybe you said them in response to an acade...
  • Strength in Weakness 07/06 Mark 6:1-13, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Dear friends in Christ:   The Gospel lesson just read begins with Jesus going back to preach in his home town.  Most of us preachers have had the opportunity to do this at some point in our careers.  In my ...
  • Pastor Yang Returns! 07/05 St. Paul's is very pleased to announce the return of Pastor Chris Xinhong Yang as our Associate and Chinese Mission Pastor!  Pastor Yang served at St. Paul's from 2009 to 2014 before taking a Call to serve with the LCMS Board of International Missions.  H...
  • Sunday School Picnic! 05/24 Everyone is welcome to join us for the Sunday School end-of-year picnic after the late service on Sunday, June 10....
  • Sunday Morning Bible Class 05/24 Our current class is a study of the Book of Hebrews.  We meet in the Undercroft from 9:30 to 10:30.  All are welcome!...
  • Join us for Easter! 03/26 Worship at 8:00 and 11:00 (in English). Brunch between services. Easter Egg hunt for children at 10:00  ...
  • Palm Sunday Sermon 03/26 Zechariah 9:9-12, Mark 11:1-11, Mark 14:1-9 What a beautiful thing this woman did!  The text doesn’t tell us why she anointed Jesus, but we can assume that she had been moved by his ministry.  Perhaps it was his care and concern for those in need—exemp...
  • Lent 2 Sermon 02/27 Genesis 17 - Our Amazing and Surprising God! Dear friends: God calls, and God promises.  When Jesus began his ministry, one of the first things he did was to call people to follow him.  The Gospels record a number of those “call” stories.  Jesus cal...