CHRISTMAS will soon be here! THANK YOU IMMANUEL, “God with us”, for coming to earth to redeem your creation! May this wonderful message be heard and seen by all who will be watching the MSL Advent and Christmas worship services and the special Christmas season Lutheran Hour Ministries Animated Series Programs this month.
We also invite you to consider a special end-of-the-year Christmas gift for our MAIN STREET LIVING MEDIA MINISTRY, if you are able. Checks may be sent to “Main Street Living NORTH”, 821-5th Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58103, or donate by credit card or your PayPal account on the web site.
PS: Correction from last month’s article: The name of the person who has been helping with our MSLN recording set-up and running the Teleprompter is Courtney Solberg. It had been incorrectly listed as Johnson. My apologies.
Please continue to share information about our LCMS “Main Street Living” media ministry with others. In addition to being broadcast each Sunday morning – you can view archived programs at any time at www.mainstreetliving.com (then click on the link under the picture identified as “North (Fargo)”. God’s blessing in Christ!
“Main Street Living North” Programs for December 2019:
Dec 1: Rev. Kirk Peters, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hazen, ND, presents the message: “The King is Coming” based on Matthew 21:1-11. The Christmas season LHM Animated Series Program is: “The City that Forgot About Christmas” (Benji thinks the hustle and bustle of Christmas only makes people more Grouchy, but Grandfather has a different view.)
Dec 8: Rev. Dan Voth, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, ND, presents the message: “You Brood of Vipers – – Repent!” based on St. Matthew 3:1-12. The Christmas season LHM Animated Series Program is: “The Stableboy’s Christmas” (A family experiences the excitement of the holidays while trying to keep the true meaning of Christmas at the center of their preparations.)
Dec 15: Rev. Bruce Blocker, Immanuel Lutheran Church, McIntosh, MN, presents the message: “The 3 C’s of Christmas” based on Matthew 11:2-11. The Christmas season LHM Animated Series Program is: ”Red Boots for Christmas” (One shop in the small town of Friedensdorf doesn’t have any Christmas decorations, and has no Christmas spirit inside the store.)
Dec 22: Rev. Matthew Harrison, President of the LCMS presents this year’s Christmas message. The Christmas season LHM Animated Series Program is: “Christmas Is” (A journey back in time to the first Christmas with Benji and Waldo to rediscover the feeling and message of this significant day.)
Dec 29: Rev. Roger Paavola, President of the LCMS Mid-South District, presents the message: “Satan Fails; Prophesy is Fulfilled” based on Matthew 2: 13-23. The Christmas season LHM Animated Series Program is: “The Puzzle Club Christmas Mystery” (It’s Christmas, and some mysterious events have occurred which require some special investigative talents.)
“MAIN STREET LIVING” is a locally produced TV program that includes a 30-minute worship service led by participating pastors of the Minnesota North and North Dakota Districts of our LCMS, along with a 30-minute Lutheran Hour program (normally “This Is The Life”, along with occasional church-season specials). Programs are broadcast at 9:00 am Central time on the following FOX stations: KVRR Fargo-Moorhead Channel 15.1, KBRR Thief River Falls-Grand Forks Channel 10.1, KJRR Jamestown Channel 7.1, KNRR Pembina Channel 12.1, AND at 10:00 am Central (9:00 am Mountain) on the following WDAY & affiliate Xtra Channels:WDAY Xtra Channel 6.3 Fargo-Moorhead, WDAZ Xtra Channel 8.3 Grand Forks,KBMY Xtra Channel 17.3 Bismarck/Dickinson, and KMCY Xtra Channel 14.3 Minot/Williston – as well as the cable and satellite systems carrying these stations. (For a list of cable & satellite stations and their channel assignments in your area, please contact your church office.) MSLN programs are also archived and can be viewed at any time on www.mainstreetliving.com then click on “North (Fargo)”.