Bach Vespers for the Reformation

J. S. Bach’s "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" + Cantata Vespers for the Reformation St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer will present J. S. Bach’s Cantata BWV 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott on Sunday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m., with orchestra, soloists, and choir; the concert is [...]

An Opportunity for Resurrection: A Reformation Sermon

Bishop Ann Svennungsen offered this sermon during the Reformation worship of the Ministerium gathering of the Minneapolis Area Synod and the Saint Paul Area Synod at Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton, Minnesota, on October 31, 2017.  I’ve been thinking about what Luther would say if he were here today. How does his [...]

Confessions of a Church Newsletter Junkie

By Pastor John Hulden Yep, I love reading church newsletters. I like the pictures, the announcements, and, … the “Pastor’s Page” or “Pastor’s Corner” or “From the Pastor” or “A Word from the Pastor” — whatever it might be called. Did you know that church council minutes are fascinating? After decades of church newsletter reading, [...]

Packing Light

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 five years, a couple books for the plane, my hiking boots from the back of the closet, and then stopped. [...]

2017-07-20T16:55:07-05:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Drink and Swear

By Bob Hulteen, Director of Communications and Stewardship Since I am now an ardent advocate of nonviolence, many readers who know me might be surprised to find out that I was often in fist fights during the three-block walk home from my elementary school. (It might be more accurate to say that I often lost [...]

2017-07-18T20:01:54-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |