Milton Lutheran Parish is a partnership of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church in Milton, PA.
Formed in 2016, our ministry is centered in faith formation, parish community life and fellowship, and engagement in the greater Milton community. We warmly welcome everyone to our worship services, bible studies, fellowship and outreach opportunities.
Serving God through faith formation, worship, service, evangelism, and fellowship.
Our energy is ignited by being active and intentional in faith formation worship, service, evangelism, and fellowship. Guided and directed by the Word and Spirit, we are empowered to be a transforming community for Jesus.
Deacon Gary Schaeffer serves as Milton Lutheran Parish’s interim pastor and leads our service on the fourth Sunday of each month. Our Sunday worship service alternates between our two churches with January services at Christ Lutheran at 9:30 am and February services at Trinity Lutheran at 9:30 am. A Wednesday, Mid-Week Service at 3 pm at Christ includes many elements of a Sunday service in a more casual setting. Bible Study each week is on Mondays at 7 pm at Christ or Tuesdays at 9:30 am at Trinity. The current bible study is a focus on the Book of Revelations. All are welcome.
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Jeremiah 29:11-13 ~ For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
This is one of my favorite passages in the bible. I think it especially rings true for us as we enter a New Year. Each time the New Year comes around, it causes all of us to pause and reflect on the previous year. We are reminded of the experiences we’ve had, the memories we’ve made, the good, the bad, our goals and our dreams for the future.
The tradition of a New Year’s resolution has been around for a long time. I don’t know about you, but for me, I always fall short of reaching my goal and accomplishing my resolution. In years past I’ve hoped to lose weight, build stronger relationships, spend more time with my family, gain a sense of joy, and so on. Ultimately though, in reflecting on the previous years I find myself right back where I started; hoping for something more.
All of this reminds me of this passage in Jeremiah. Where Jeremiah talks to us about God’s plan for our lives. It is a plan for us to grow in our sense of God’s love and presence in our lives. It is also a plan for us to seek out God with all of our hearts. So this year rather than a New Year’s resolution I’m considering asking myself a question each day. God, where do I see you in my life and in the world? I think this is a great question for all of us to consider. Maybe you’ve decided to tackle a New Year’s resolution or not. Either way, I wonder if its’ possible to ask God this question. If you’ve decided to eat healthier, ask God where you’ve seen God in that task. Or if you’ve decided to mend a broken relationship, ask God where God is during that relationship. If you’ve decided just to keep on living your life, ask God where God is in the day to day tasks of your life.
Who knows, maybe if we ask ourselves this question each day we may just find God shows up in the most unexpected places.
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Join us for services each Sunday . . . 9:30 a.m.
January at Christ Lutheran; February at Trinity Lutheran
A Mid-Week Service each Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Christ Lutheran.
1125 Mahoning Street, Milton, Pennsylvania 17847, United States
08:00 am – 03:30 pm
100 Mahoning Street (Trinity) Office Hours - a.m.
1125 Mahoning Street (Christ) Office Hours - p.m.