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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


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