I will bless you, so that you will be a blessing

I will bless you, so that you will be a blessing

I will bless you…so that you will be a blessing. The article below (edited for length) about another Peace Lutheran, in a community near Minneapolis, was inspiring to me. I wonder, how does it stir your own imagination of how to “be a blessing” in our own community?...

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An Invitation into Intentional Listening

An Invitation into Intentional Listening

As the summer season turns its face towards fall, here at Peace we find ourselves entering a season of significant transition. Clearly there are changes afoot, accompanied by uncertainty and anxiety, as well as perhaps some relief that we are finally addressing our...

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

Preparing to preach on the story of Martha and Mary this week reminded me of how important it is to regularly seek out quiet sabbath time. Perhaps it is even more important when things are shifting and changing, and we are trying to figure out the next best steps. How...

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When Life Changes, God is Good!

When Life Changes, God is Good!

VBS this year was framed around the theme of staying aware of all the ways God shows up during hard times as well as happy ones. Sometimes change is for the better, but all too often it is not what we would have chosen. There are many ways that unwelcome change shows...

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Come, Holy Spirit!

Come, Holy Spirit!

I recently read one of the best descriptions of the Holy Spirit that I have encountered: The Spirit is God at work in the world. Throughout the entire biblical narrative – from Genesis to Revelation- the Spirit of God is at work: unfolding in creation, inspiring the...

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Discerning the Path Ahead

Discerning the Path Ahead

Those of you who were able to attend our congregational meeting will know that I have invited us as a congregation into a process of reflection and discussion regarding the changes we are facing both within and without and how we are called to respond. I think that...

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