Mt. Pisgah

Lutheran Church


9379 Hwy 127 North

Hickory, NC  28601

(Bethlehem Community)

Phone:  828-495-8251

Fax:  828-495-8252


Worship:  8:00 and 10:30 am

(Nursery provided)

Sunday School:  9:15 am

(For all ages)


Church email

 secretary@mtpisgahelca.org


Webmaster email

slgreene13@gmail.com

 


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Events

 


Tuesday, May 22nd

Movie Night ($3.00)

at Carolina Theatre

"I Can Only Imagine"

7:00 pm

 

 

Friday - Sunday

May 25th - May 27th

3rd - 6th grade Retreat

Blowing Rock Conference Ctr.

 


Saturday, May 26th

Bethlehem Farmers Market

at Mt. Pisgah

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday

8:00 am to 12:00 pm


 

Sunday, June 17th

Father's Day Celebration

8:00 am & 10:30 am

 

 

Sunday - Thursday Evening

June 24th–28th

Vacation Bible School

Shipwrecked Rescued by

Jesus


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Thursday
Nov022017

ALL SAINTS DAY

  With All Saints Sunday this Sunday and Reformation last Sunday, I recall that it is said that Martin Luther once said to his dog, “ Growl not little one, for in the resurrection you will have a golden tail”.

It does not surprise any of us with furry angels to entertain that notion that they too will be in the Church Triumphant.

I learned from my dog that it is good to remember; to never forget those who have touched our lives.

Remembering,

An old routine revisited
Nightly I turn on the porch light
And go outside..
a necessary routine before
a remembrance ritual now
reenacting a special time
taken for granted then

But now a hope that there might appear
in the shadows
a little white dog

Who always before
made his presence known
Back thru the door each night
Alone ...accompanied only
by a tear of loss and a smile
of memories

I never want to forget
So will this ritual soon end?
Maybe
Maybe not
Maybe it should
Never

For it is a blessed remembrance
Of one who
Without a word
Said so much
Reminding each day

That there is nothing
Absolutely ...nothing
that we have in this life
like each other

Relationships are
All that matter
I picture his golden tail
Wagging
Affirming that
well lived truth


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