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We are a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, a church body committed to sharing life in Jesus with people throughout the world.

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We are located on Pippin Rd., in close proximity to Fairfield, Forest Park, Seven Hills, Hamilton, and southern Butler County
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8:30 and 11:00 am
Child and Adult Sunday School between services

 
Our Preschool and Kindergarten enrolling now!
 
We have openings in both the three-year-old (Tuesday and Thursday morning) and four-year-old (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) classes. There are also openings in the kindergarten which meets full days on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
 
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Our congregation is trying a new program called Mornings with Mommy.   This program is idle for the summer months, but we plan to restart along with the school year, in the fall of 2014.

It's a fun and easy way for you to enjoy activities with your children and meet other Moms. 

Mornings with Mommy details and Sign Up here!



3 Year Bible Reading: Genesis 44

Our Three Year Bible reading for today is Genesis 44.

General:

  • Chapter 44 introduces the final test of Joseph’s brothers to see if they had learned from their treatment of Joseph years before
  • As the brothers prepared to return home, Joseph gave orders that his personal silver cup be placed inside the mouth of Benjamin’s grain bag, along with the money he had brought for payment
    • Early the next morning, Joseph’s house manager chased after the brothers and caught up with them
      • He accused them of stealing the silver cup
      • The brothers were incredulous and volunteered that anyone who was found to have the cup would die and the rest would become slaves
      • The house manager agreed; Benjamin, of course, was found to have the cup
  • Upon this news, Joseph’s brothers were in anguish
    • Rather than leaving their brother behind they returned to Joseph’s house with him
      • This showed their improvement, since they all would have been free to return home
    • Joseph pretended to be angry as he further interrogated them
    • Judah stepped forward and acknowledged that they could not get out of this guilt; they were all in this together
    • Joseph once more gave his others brothers a chance to save themselves; he would allow them to go free and Benjamin would be sent to prison
      • Many years before this they had allowed their brother Joseph to be carried off into slavery without much thought
        • Joseph wanted to see if things had actually changed
  • Judah, who had been the one to actually suggest selling Joseph into slavery, now offered himself as a lifelong slave in Benjamin’s place
    • He referenced his father Jacob and spoke about how heartbroken he would be if he lost another son
    • He imagined that Jacob would simply die of grief if they returned home without Benjamin
      • Judah’s love for his father and brother was now evident

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3 Year Bible Reading: Genesis 43

Our Three Year Bible reading for today is Genesis 43.

General:

  • As chapter 43 begins, famine has again forced Jacob’s family to look to Egypt for food
    • Jacob was reminded by his son, Judah, that the food administrator (Joseph) had demanded that they bring Benjamin along if they dared to return
    • Jacob was again grieved terribly by the possibility of losing Benjamin
    • Judah, who many years earlier had suggested selling Joseph into slavery, stepped forward to convince Jacob that they needed to go
      • He put his own life and reputation on the line; Jacob could personally hold it against him if Benjamin did not return
  • Jacob (Called Israel here to note his actions of faith) finally consented to let Benjamin go
    • He trusted that God would work all things for his good, even if that meant he mourned the loss of his youngest son
  • Jacob’s sons packed many goods to use as payment for supplies of grain
    • They also included twice as much silver, since Joseph had returned their payment on their first trip to Egypt
  • When they arrived in Egypt and Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he immediately ordered his house manager to prepare a special meal for his brothers
    • His brothers suspected that this was some sort of trap, designed to punish them for not paying for their grain the first time
    • They approached Joseph’s manager and attempted to explain what had happened with their silver
      • The manager insisted that payment for their grain had already been received and suggested that the extra silver must have been a special gift from God
      • Their brother Simeon, in custody since their last visit, was now returned to them
  • The brothers arrived at Joseph’s house for the meal and once again bowed low before him
    • Joseph was again overwhelmed with emotion when he saw Benjamin
      • He excused himself to weep in a private room
    • When he returned, the meal was served
      • Joseph’s brothers ate separately from the Egyptians since it would have been offensive for the Egyptians to dine with Hebrews
      • The brothers were stunned to see that they were seated in order of their birth
      • Benjamin was given five times as much food and drink as everyone else
        • The brothers had to realize that something larger was going on here

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