THANK YOU! #Refo500 at St. Paul Lutheran Church

What a wonderful Reformation Sunday! It was a marvelous morning. On behalf of the Church Council and the congregation, I extend our collective gratitude to all who made it a terrific day: especially to Kathy Eckles, and her team: Chris Larson, Deb Coull, Rob Grenier, Chris Grenier, Dianne Richards, Carol Gray, Coreen Scharfe, Barbara Jobe, and …

September 1–World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Below is a beautiful prayer shared by the ecumenical community for the Care of Creation. I found it online on Casa: An Experiment in Doing Church Online https://www.facebook.com/groups/casacommunity/. Each week a different person chosen by the moderator hosts prayers for each day. This post came up for today, and the prayer is lovely. You can also …

#Charleston

In the last two days, I’ve been praying and processing, reading, thinking, and talking about the murders this week at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. I am shocked to the core, grieving, reeling with the news, and all the feelings I have in response. We have all been hearing powerful responses from …

The ELCA

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in in America (ELCA) is an engaged, active body of people who put faith in God into action–in millions of ways, all over the world. The ELCA is a member church of our global Lutheran organization called the Lutheran World Federation. Because of Jesus’ love, we are freed to serve our neighbors in …