Monthly Archives: July 2015

View through a windshield

by Sherie Heine, Assistant to the Bishop 7/24/2015 I’ve learned that even on roads I travel often there is nearly always something new to see. As you can imagine, I spend a fair amount of time in my car traveling

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Bridges Out of Poverty Training

Bridges Out of Poverty workshops help employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals address and reduce poverty in a comprehensive way. Bridges brings people from all sectors and economic classes together to improve job retention rates, build resources, improve

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ELCA Youth Rise Up to Help Residents of Detroit

CHICAGO (ELCA) – Participants of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Youth Gathering held in Detroit July 15-19 responded to the event’s theme “Rise Up Together” by taking part in neighborhood service projects throughout the Detroit metro area. The

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Community… Books… Children… Fun!

Hope Lutheran Church in Surrey has recently started to experience some extra traffic in and around the church when a special brightly colored truck pulls up filled with books for people of all ages. This past spring, Hope Lutheran entered

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by Bishop Mark Narum – 7/8/2015 “My sense is this is not a Sunday for simple answers to life’s complex questions.” 14King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, “John the baptizer has been

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