A Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Welcome

At Acacia Park, we invite you to . . .

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CONNECT with others as part of a community that strives to practice forgiveness, grace, and genuine hospitality;

WONDER with us at the mystery that is God, a mystery to be experienced rather than solved;

CELEBRATE with us, giving thanks for God’s blessings to us and presence in us;

SHARE your gifts and passions to care for others in the community; share your burdens and experience the healing love of Christ.  


Springhoa_mue1bb93ng_anh_c491c3a0o Worship and Fellowship Events at Acacia Park Lutheran Church

We are worshiping in person!  We also live stream our services every week to our Facebook page.

Worship Opportunities

Sundays

9:30-10:30 am: In person worship where we can experience Christ’s love together.

Fellowship Opportunities

Second Thursday of the month
7:00-9:00 pm: Church Council (meeting open for viewing)

Third Tuesday of every other month
7:00-8:30 pm: Zoom Book Club

Please visit our Calendar of Events for monthly dates.


April Book Club

imageJoin us on March 31st as we read The Other Wes Moore. Get the Zoom link by joining our email group (email us so we may add you).

From Amazon:
“In December 2000, the Baltimore Sun ran a small piece about Wes Moore, a local student who had just received a Rhodes Scholarship. The same paper also ran a series of articles about four young men who had allegedly killed a police officer in a spectacularly botched armed robbery. The police were still hunting for two of the suspects who had gone on the lam, a pair of brothers. One was named Wes Moore.

Wes just couldn’t shake off the unsettling coincidence, or the inkling that the two shared much more than space in the same newspaper. After following the story of the robbery, the manhunt, and the trial to its conclusion, he wrote a letter to the other Wes, now a convicted murderer serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. His letter tentatively asked the questions that had been haunting him: Who are you? How did this happen?

That letter led to a correspondence and relationship that have lasted for several years. Over dozens of letters and prison visits, Wes discovered that the other Wes had had a life not unlike his own: Both had had difficult childhoods, both were fatherless; they’d hung out on similar corners with similar crews, and both had run into trouble with the police. At each stage of their young lives they had come across similar moments of decision, yet their choices would lead them to astonishingly different destinies.

Told in alternating dramatic narratives that take readers from heart-wrenching losses to moments of surprising redemption, The Other Wes Moore tells the story of a generation of boys trying to find their way in a hostile world.”

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