Author Archive: Lynn W

Morning Prayer

As our Stewardship Team began meeting together last month, we started kicking around some ideas around the theme: TAKING CARE OF ALL THAT MATTERS. One of the questions was even about whether or not we should keep using that Biblical word, ‘stewardship,’ because it has become a pretty old-fashioned-sounding word. However, you do still hear about […]

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The Barefoot Army

I’ve been enjoying an audio book this month called 1776, by David McCullough.  There were so many interesting things for me to learn about this time period which I had only a slight knowledge of before.  As an amateur historian, it was fascinating to learn of how absolutely dire the situation was for our young […]

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We’re in this together!

As I was recently reviewing my phone photos while looking for a needed picture, I came across a bank of photos I took during our Block Party back in July.  You know, the one with the giant pizzas and the oversized chocolate chip cookies?!?  After the church staff, along with its two summer employees, had […]

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Soles4Souls

I have always liked the verse from Romans 10:15 which says, “How Beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”.  In fact, it was part of our reading last week in worship. Did you notice that feet are an often forgotten and neglected part of our bodies and yet so important for most […]

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Best Seats in the House

Did you know that Target Field, where the Twins play, has a water collection system that lets rainwater drain down through the field, run into pipes, and get collected in huge vats to then be recycled and reused?  Or that Target Field burns its own trash and so creates electricity for itself and its neighbors.  […]

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Pastor’s Periodic Pondering

Late Summer Announcements: FALL WORSHIP TIMES 8:00 AM worship with hymnals. 9:00 AM worship lead by choir or worship team. 10:30 AM worship lead by worship team Starting on Sept. 8.     DONATIONS FOR SOJOURNER SHELTER Our Christians in Action (CIA) Committee invites your donation to Sojourner Shelter for battered women and children. You […]

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Pastor’s Periodic Pondering

Late Summer Announcements: FALL WORSHIP TIMES Starting on Sept. 8, we will begin offering worship at three different times, two of which are a little earlier than last school year: 8:00, 9:00 and 10:30 AM. The 8:00 offers hymnal worship utilizing traditional Lutheran liturgy. The 9:00 is more blended as it is sometimes led by […]

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Periodic Pondering

Announcements: POLKA WORSHIP SERVICE AUG 25 With an oom-pah-pah and some terrific musical accompaniment, including a professional accordionist, we will liven up some old hymns next week, Sunday August 25th at the 8:30 & 10:00 AM worship services, singing in the style of happy folk music that inspired polka dancing. No matter the music style, however, […]

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Periodic Pondering

What Were They Thinking?     Solveig Nelson, Summer Media Specialist       Question: What have you thought about working here at Family of Christ? Solveig: “I’ve loved it. It’s hard to think about the summer ending. I came in very nervous at the end of May, not being confident enough to think this is something […]

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Periodic Pondering

In connection with this summer’s Sunday theme (What Were They Thinking), I’m interviewing members of our congregation, highlighting the different events and groups so we can get to know Family of Christ people even better. -Solveig Nelson, Summer Media Specialist  What Were They Thinking?    Melanie Wegner–Prayer Shawl Ministry   Question: What is the Prayer Shawl […]

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