In this edition of “Erin’s Recipe Card,” Erin introduces Sarah, Rachel, and Bri to her Grammy’s fruitcake.
Rachel (a regular nomad and veteran church shopper) leads the conversation, exploring whether “church shopping” is ultimately a good or bad thing and reflecting on what Lutherans should and do look for in a new church home.
“Why is the holiday season so complicated?!” That’s the “Big Question” at the heart of this week’s episode.
Elisabeth Cruciger (c. 1500–1535) was the first female poet and hymnwriter of the Lutheran Reformation—and in this Reformation-themed episode, Sarah tells her story.
Bri (a first-generation Lutheran without a discernible drop of German blood in her) celebrates the German Lutheran cultural juggernaut that is Oktoberfest.
At the end of the episode, the Ladies choose their next book club pick from a list of lesser known classics by beloved lady novelists!
Rachel leads Sarah, Erin, and Bri in a recap discussion of Gene Edward Veith Jr.’s ‘The Spirituality of the Cross: The Way of the First Evangelicals.’
Sarah takes Erin, Bri, and Rachel back in time to celebrate hymns composed prior to 1715.
The Ladies welcome Elizabeth Entenmann as she shares the heartrending story of her personal experience with pregnancy loss.