A Message for You

One Truth or Many ‘Versions of Truth’ by PASTOR MARK W. LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church As people who live with so much information and so much informed information provided by commentators and interpreters of anything and everything of our world, we are also a people left to decide whose version, interpretation and commentary of […]

Local residents serve Lord in Steeler country

HARD WORKERS—Members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (front, l–r) Andrew Elenbaas, Andee Petersen, Elyse Sholtis, Angela Barnes, Anna Ruark; (middle) Carrie Kiaunis, Eric Chisholm, Aaron Elenbaas, Gabe Westveld, Kyle Chaney; (back) Sue Elenbaas, Pastor Mark Love, Deb Petersen, Patti Chaney and Eric Simonton selflessly spent a week in Beaver Falls, Penn., to help the struggling community.

As the summer is winding down, a group of high school students from Rockford and Cedar Springs chose a selfless way to spend one week of it. The group of nine students and five adults from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church went on a mission trip to a once booming steel town called Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. […]

A Message for You – July 16, 2009

The omnipotent vulnerability of God by PASTOR MARK W. LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford “Christ helps us,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote from his prison cell, “not by virtue of his omnipotence, but by virtue of his weakness and suffering… Only the suffering God can help.” (Letters and Papers from Prison, pp. 360-61, Trans. R.H. Fuller-Macmillan […]