Tuesday Meditations

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Being Church

by Church Admin

I love the fair – and while some people go for the games and the rides or maybe even to see the animals – I go to watch the people and how they care for each other as well as their livestock! And my favorite thing is how families and friends of family gather together […]

Living Lutheran Article – Is this who we are? And what could God be up to here with us?

by Church Admin

Ran across this article at Living Lutheran. Does this sound like us? – or can we relate?    https://www.livinglutheran.org/2017/04/church-rural-america/ “’There has been a lot of consolidation in other industries within many of our [rural] communities too. A lot of school districts have had to consolidate. Many of our services have been consolidated—rural hospitals have had […]

It starts with wondering and talking with God…

by Church Admin

What do you do after God goes up to heaven? Most of us stand there figuring out what to do next – and yet in this text two angels tell them “What are you just standing around for?” – And in response the disciples of Jesus don’t just go back to work or try to […]

Know the symptoms, Know the signs. Reach out and echo God’s love.

by Church Admin

We are a people who are about bringing light into darkness, hope into despair, and life into places of death. From the cross and the tomb comes Resurrection. From death and despair comes hope. We get to live this in our own lives, and towards those around us, so all might have life and have […]

Every 13 minutes someone takes their life from suicide…

by Church Admin

Every 13 minutes someone takes their life from suicide – and we often don’t talk about it, or the mental illness that nearly 1 in 5 Americans struggle against. In my own life, I have known four people who have taken their lives, and another half dozen that have attempted. My guess is there are […]

Come, Be Marked in Ash and Grace

by Church Admin

Death is taboo.  Even though we each will die, most of us will avoid talking about it. Probably because it’s unpleasant to be reminded that we aren’t immortal.  We can dislike talking about it and yet I wonder if our lives wouldn’t be better if we did. This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday in the church. […]

Seeking God thru Scripture (For a Year)

by Church Admin

The church is a gathering of people who are following God. And for many of us that involves worship on Sunday. It also is the way that we live the rest of the week…. We get to search God with all that we are, no matter what day of the week! We get to pray […]