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Saturday, First Week of Lent February 27, 2021


Prayer Pointers:

To cherish the Word of God

For wisdom to teach that Word to others




Today’s text: Deuteronomy 11:18-28


FAMILY ROAD TRIPS always included time to tell family stories—those tales of what the “ancestors” did, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them. Those stories were the most important of all, for they were how things like faith, honor, perseverance, self-respect and other important lessons were conveyed.


No less, as we journey through this world, should we teach ourselves, our children and each other the stories of “our family in Christ:” what they did and why, the challenges they faced and who helped them overcome them. Knowing these stories and living the lessons they impart will mean becoming and being the types of persons who can stand before mightier nations; forgetting these stories means that being the types of persons who wash away like sand on a beach when the tide comes in.


What stories are you living by?


May your day be grace-filled ~ Pr. Dave Brooks

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824 N. Buchanan Blvd. 

Durham, NC 27701

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824 North Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27701 | 919-682-6030  | www.gracelutheranchurch.net

Mission Statement: We are called to Welcome Everyone to Walk the Way of GRACE, and walk in that way in our individual lives, in our shared life in our various communities, in our common life with our neighbors, and even to the world at large as God sends us. The Way of Grace is to: GROW with Jesus, REJOICE in God, ANSWER with hope, CARE for the neighbor, and EMBRACE community.

Vision Statement: God has a plan FOR OUR LIVES, and so we teach how to walk in the path of Jesus Christ; FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOODS, and so we work to build healthy and strong communities; FOR OUR CITY, and so we share life with our neighbors in Walltown, Trinity Park, Duke, and the Triangle; and FOR OUR WORLD, and so we go with Good News.

Core Values: Because God loves us first, we value worship rooted in Scripture and Sacraments, service to all people, and being a welcoming community that loves and forgives one another.