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Memorial Day 2015

Today is a special day. It is a day of honor and reverence; it is a solemn day. Today we must recognize an unfortunate fact of life: our beloved country was formed and is protected by the blood of warriors. As unfortunate as this is we can be thankful, because over the years America has …

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A Message From The Pastor

By Rev. J. Thomas Shelley, STS, Pastor Zion (Shaffer’s) United Lutheran Church © 1999   On Memorial Day of last year I found myself doing something which I had never done before; indeed, something which at one time I could not even have conceived of doing: conducting a service of worship. Memorial Day has been …

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