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Nov 25th Service and Installation of Bryan Chestnutt

Mountainside congregation rejoices because Rev. Bryan Chestnutt has been led by the Holy Spirit to accept the Call to become pastor of the congregation upon Pastor Quackenboss’s retirement.  Dates and events relevant to the pastoral transition at Mountainside are: Nov. 18 will be Pastor Quackenboss’s final Sunday as pastor of the congregation. Nov. 25:  Pastor Chestnutt will conduct… Read more

What’s so special about Sunday?

(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