Finding Your Treasure

My feeling-old moment of the week: The Smothers Brothers premiered 50 years ago. Like Rocky and Bullwinkle there was humor at levels that worked for children and adults. and my mother and I both enjoyed the show. I loved that there was someone playing the string bass. (As a new string bass player it was good to have a role model. Thank goodness Tommy was the good brother.) It started my awareness about presidential politics with Pat Paulsen’s candidacy. The show introduced me to Simon and Garfunkel. And, oh my gosh, it was 50 years ago and I remember it! Now on to today's message. I started playing the piano when I was about eight. I started playing the string bass at the same time. I picked

Because There Are Good People

From his obituary: Ernest Goldman was born on December 2, 1913 in Vienna, Austria. He grew up in a village in Moravia, near the border with Bohemia, two kingdoms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which became part of Czechoslovakia in 1918. When he was 15, his family moved to Vienna, where he lived for 10 years until emigrating to the U.S. in December, 1938. After the Nazis annexed Austria to the German Reich in March of that year, life became very difficult. As a Jew he was no longer able to pursue his studies in physics at the Institute of Technology (Technische Hochschule) in Vienna or his piano lessons, and he started to make plans for emigration. Fortune was with Ernest in several ways: F

St. Stephen's 

Lutheran Church

To Love, To Invite, To Serve


1301 N Broom Street Wilmington, DE 19806


As a Reconciling in Christ congregation of the ELCA, we believe that the gospel is God's gift to all people, shared unconditionally and without regard to race, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic or family status, age, physical or mental abilities, outward appearance, or religious affiliation. We seek to live the truth written in Ephesians that Christ breaks down the dividing walls between us and makes us one.


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St. Stephen's Lutheran Church

1301 N Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806



We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Delaware-Maryland Synod.



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