Author Archive: Pastor Matt Pensinger

The Rev. Matthew Pensinger is our Associate Pastor. A graduate of the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, Pastor Matt has been ordained and active in ministry for 10 years. He and his wife, Deb, are the proud parents of Maura.

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Making A Difference…Together”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Making A Difference…Together”

“All who believed were together and had all things in common… Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having the goodwill of all the people.” – Acts 2:44, 46-47 It’s good to spend […]

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Message From Pastor Matt: “Child of God”

Message From Pastor Matt: “Child of God”

I was lucky enough to be able to help baptize the child of some friends of mine last weekend. This little boy was adopted out of very sad and difficult circumstances, by people who had hoped for a child for a very long time. It was a celebration! And the child, the little boy, was […]

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Standing on the Shoulders”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Standing on the Shoulders”

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. – Jeremiah 29:11 The history of Trinity Lutheran Church is a history of people who made decisions about the future. What was God calling them to do […]

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The Girl

God doesn’t leave anyone behind.

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Remember”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Remember”

“Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell in among robbers?” He answered, “The one who showed him mercy.” Jesus answered, “Go then, and do likewise.” – Luke 10:36-37 This year when we planned a “celebration” event like we’ve planned for the last several years at Trinity, we […]

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From Pastor Matt: “Summer”

From Pastor Matt: “Summer”

Summer is here, or just about! And we all know summer is different. I said to my daughter in the second weekend of May: “Only two more weeks of school, and then we can start our SUMMER SCHEDULE.” She was quite excited… the summer schedule! Our regular routine includes school and soccer and dance and […]

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Pastor Matt’s Message: “Clear the Decks”

Pastor Matt’s Message: “Clear the Decks”

I stand in the empty sanctuary and picture the summer that was. Children were welcomed in baptism. Young couples were united in marriage. Old friends were laid to their last rest. The room rocked to the sounds of VBS songs, and choir camp songs, and worship songs. Mission trips were commissioned and sent out, and […]

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How?

Sometimes, God sends a BIG fish.

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Break the Jar

The Kingdom is among you.

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A Message from Pastor Matt: “Looking Forward”

A Message from Pastor Matt: “Looking Forward”

Happy Easter! I hope that it is warm and that things are green and growing when you read this. Last December 6th seems like a long time ago from the perspective of spring. I was called to Trinity as a pastor that day. It was cold, and I was sick, and it was the holiday […]

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