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The Critical Need for Leadership Skills

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen Long before women could become pastoral leaders, my mom was a leader in our congregation. I remember her leading in lots of settings – most notably, chair of the building committee [...]

Incarnating Community

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen How important is it for a pastor to know how to form and lead a healthy community? In addition to teaching pastors how to preach, teach, and provide pastoral care, should [...]

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Packing Light

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Emilie Bouvier Yesterday evening in the waning heat of the day, I pulled through bundles of now-finally-clean-laundry to set aside assembled outfits. I quickly dug out my international outlet converter I haven’t used in [...]

Ahhhhhhh, Summer. Wait. What?

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

By Pr. John Hulden There is a 35-year-old Minneapolis Area Synod tradition of Summer Youth Programs. More than a dozen congregations see summertime as a golden opportunity to reach out to children in the city. [...]

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