We the members of Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Old Tappan, NJ, as people
of God declare that we are created, saved, nurtured and guided by God - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We respond to God's gifts of grace, love, and forgiveness by:
- Proclaiming God's Word
- Administering and participating in the Sacraments
- Growing in our understanding and love for God's Word through study and fellowship
- Sharing God's care whenever and wherever needed
- Reaching out with love and hospitality
October 2, 2016
THE TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
A little faith goes a long way is our Lord’s point
in the gospel. A mustard seed’s-worth has
miraculous potential. The patience, tenacity, and
endurance required for the life of faith are the
blessings received in water and the word (holy
baptism), bread and wine (holy communion), the
word read and proclaimed in this assembly.
October 9, 2016
THE TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
It's a miracle! Multiple miracles! The waters of
holy baptism have healed us. The body and
blood of Jesus in holy communion have made us
clean. We have died with Christ and been raised
with him. For all this we have returned to offer
October 16, 2016
THE TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Pray always. Do not lose heart. This is the
encouragement of the Christ of the gospel today.
Persistence in our every encounter with the
divine will be blessed. Wrestle with the word.
Remember your baptism again and again. Come
regularly to Christ's table..
October 23, 2016
THE TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY
Genuine repentance and pretentious piety
stand in stark contrast in the gospel and
all around us. All creation stands in need
of God's forgiveness. Keep the faith. God's
people—"all who have longed for his
appearing"—shall be accounted righteous
for Jesus' sake.
October 30, 2016
"God loves us all, both big and small," a
child's verse declares. The sins of the
world are covered. We are able to stand
tall before God our righteous judge
because in the person of Jesus "salvation
has come to this house"—to our house