Yearly Archives: 2014

“What’s going on with the yellow shirts?”

The New Town Parish of Bethel and Bethlehem Lutheran Congregations met for a joint worship service to start off God’s Work. Our Hands.  Sunday.  Peder Stenslie who is a member of the Heart River Congregation in Mandan, which worships on the grounds

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Youth Continue Sandy Recovery

By Wendy Healy More than 300 youth volunteers and chaperones from 33 congregations in the ELCA Nebraska Synod converged on New Jersey towns hardest hit by 2012’s Superstorm Sandy to help with the ongoing rebuilding, repairs and gathering of information about outstanding

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Update: Augusta Victoria Hospital – Jerusalem

September 13, 2014 Needed: A Letter to Congress for our Lutheran Hospital in Jerusalem The first time I visited Jerusalem in 1979, I stumbled by accident upon the great Lutheran hospital on the Mount of Olives, Augusta Victoria. I was

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Sharing a Bountiful Harvest

A bit over a year ago, a dream was planted behind an empty parsonage of Wilmington Lutheran Church in Arnegard, ND, a small town in the heart of the Bakken oil boom.  A young mother of the congregation, Nikki Darrington,

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” We Were Blessed to Do God’s Work…”

  This year on our church Mission Trip I learned many things! 1) Sleeping in a tent for a week with 8 girls can be done, 2) giraffes are picky eaters, and 3) doing work for our fellow North Dakotans

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LWR Kits + VBS = Pie in the Face

Sunne Lutheran Church, rural Wilton, has always put together a lot of school kits for Lutheran World Relief, but this year we decided to try something different.  Instead of asking people to donate the needed supplies, our Vacation Bible School

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WND Women Attend Triennial

In July, approximately 45 ladies from the Western North Dakota Synodical Women’s Organization (Women of the ELCA) attended the Ninth Triennial Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Under the theme, “of many generations”, the Triennial had five ladies of 90+ years

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servants

On Sunday July 20th, 2014 “Lesje Evangelisk Lutersk Menighed of Township of Scandia, County of Bottineau, North Dakota” celebrated their final worship service.  This congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), more commonly known as “Lesje Lutheran”, located near Souris,

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A Different Kind of Nursing

“All nurses are required to provide spiritual care, but for a faith community nurse, it is intentional,” says Susan Carson, a faith community nurse at St. John’s Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in Sacramento, Calif. “We can openly pray with another

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Nathan Dungan Stewardship Lectures

Nathan Dungan, founder and president of Share Save Spend, will give two upcoming presentations at Luther Seminary. These lectures will focus on the ways in which students and financial coaches can faithfully and effectively manage their personal and congregational finances.

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