For the secular world, February 14, is Valentine’s Day. However this year, it is for the Church ASH WEDNESDAY, the beginning of the reflective season of Lent. This is a time when the Church – that is, the people of God – traditionally give special and focused attention to Jesus’ sacrificial suffering and death by… Read more
In September 2016, Boone videographer Jacob Snyder created a beautiful video of our church. Narrated by our own Pastor Dennis Quackenboss, this video provides a glimpse into the fellowship and activities of the Mountainside Lutheran Church. Thank you Jacob!
At Mountainside Lutheran Church we offer Sunday School for children in order to create a Biblical foundation for lifelong learning. Using the “Growing in Christ” materials from Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, MO, we cover all the major Bible Stories in about three years. Children explore the Bible through lessons and crafts each Sunday during… Read more
Holy Scriptures+ Baptized Life in Jesus Christ+ Forgiveness+ Holy Eucharist
(The following is from Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director, LCMS Office of National Mission, in a 04/21/15 email to LCMS congregations.) Sunday is not a Christian Sabbath nor is it an attempt to historicize the past. Rather, Sunday is the day symbolic of the continued presence of the risen Christ who remains active in our… Read more
With the observance of “The Epiphany of Our Lord” – the coming of the Magi (Wise Men) to worship the Christ Child – on January 7, the Epiphany season began. The word “epiphany” means “appearance” or “manifestation.” In the act of the Gentile Magi coming to worship the Christ Child, Jesus was “manifested” as the… Read more