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I’ve Got the Joy!

I’ve Got the Joy!

December 1, 2019 Isaiah 2: 1-5 and Romans 13:11-14 Today, this congregation experiences the wide range of emotions as we enter this Christmas season. We began by singing Christmas carols and lighting the advent wreath, as we kick off our “Joy to the World” theme for...

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Grateful!

Grateful!

November 26, 2019 Luke 17:11-19 Recently I have been reading The Book of Joy! It is a collaboration between Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa and the Dalai Lama. They are two wise spiritual leaders who have valuable wisdom to share. Both men have known a lot of...

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Crown Him

Crown Him

November 24, 2019 Colossians 1:11-20 and Luke 1:68-79 When you think of Jesus, what image comes to mind? Do you think of him as a teacher, a rabbi, a spiritual leader teaching his disciples about God? It’s a good image and it is what we read most about in the gospels,...

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Even More Amazing than A Butterfly

Even More Amazing than A Butterfly

November 10, 2019 Romans 6: 1-14 Who here likes butterflies? I do. They look so delicate, yet they are so strong. In the fall, Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada and the northern United States down to Mexico traveling between 2500 and 3000 miles! It...

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Almelund Saints

Almelund Saints

November 3, 2019 John 11:17-27 All Saints Day brings with it a mix of emotions. As we remember loved ones who have gone before us, it feels good to bring forth their memory. We like to remember special times together and think about those little things unique to them....

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Mapping Stories of Faith: Martin Luther’s and Ours

Mapping Stories of Faith: Martin Luther’s and Ours

October 27, 2019 Romans 3:19-28 In recent weeks and months, we have been hearing faith stories. Members of this congregation have gotten up and shared their stories. Stories of their lives, their faith, and how God’s story intertwines with our individual stories. As...

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A Matter of Trust

A Matter of Trust

October 10, 2019 Mark 12:41-44 I invite you to sit back, relax, and imagine the scene of our gospel story for today. The story is set in Jerusalem at the temple treasury. It is the place where religious people gathered from far and wide to make their offerings. As you...

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Small Gift; Big Impact

Small Gift; Big Impact

October 13, 2019 John 6:1-15 Once there was a large crowd, not much food, and a boy who gave all he had. By most standards, it wasn’t much! A bag lunch, packed in haste that morning, as he was going out the door to see a young rabbi preach. And yet, here we are, two...

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My Faith Journey

My Faith Journey

Robin Chinander October 6, 2019 I would consider my faith journey to be a novel, with many chapters.  Fristad Lutheran is my source for a solid Lutheran foundation that has been the “yellow brick road” on my journey.  My faith journey begins with a decision...

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