Steps toward forgiveness

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen The year our son was born, a friend asked if I would co-lead what we came to call a “Shalom Group.” Using the 12 Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon as our guide, we gathered weekly for prayer and support – trusting that our work together would help us live [...]


By Bishop Ann Svennungsen A few weeks ago, I was humbled to preach at the funeral of Erik Flom, the 25 year-old-son of Pastor Matt and Nora Flom. In learning more about his life, I found this story from a classmate. She wrote, “Erik was an indescribably magnetic person. People practically orbited around him. He [...]

2018-01-30T19:34:25-05:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: From the Bishop|Tags: , , , , , |