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The real presence of community

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

by Bishop Ann Svennungsen Occasionally, I am free to worship at the church where our son, John Amos, is interred. The columbarium is next to the baptismal font; as I dip my fingers in the [...]

The warmth of Nigeria

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen In the midst of 95 degree heat and under cloudless skies, some 30,000 Lutherans gathered for a five-day annual conference in Demsa, Nigeria. Arriving in vehicles of all sizes and kinds – including pick-up trucks with families sitting on top [...]

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Pretending to be a pastor

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Pastor John Hulden Today I had the privilege to take four pastors out to lunch so we could talk about – can you guess? – starting a Peer Group! Hey, how’s your peer group [...]

Come Together … for Peace

March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

By Rev. Craig Pederson, Assistant to the Bishop The Prayer Vigil and March held at Luther Seminary last July to remember Philando Castile – the black man who was shot by police at a roadside [...]

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