Imprinted with Faith, Hope and Love, May 13th 2018

7th Sunday of Easter Imprinted with Faith, Hope and Love Click here for audio     1 John 3:16-24 (NRSV and The Message) Pastor Donna Buell and guest speaker Sam Hauser In our reading from John’s first letter, were reminded that from the beginning the message we have received from God through…

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Walking Humbly with God, May 6, 2018

6th Sunday of Easter Confirmation Sunday Click here for audio     Micah 6:6-8, Mark 4:30-32 Pastor Marty Raths    I have a small collection of rocks at home. Rocks like this one which is from the coast of Mexico. I keep them on a desk beside my bed as…

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Easter Joy, April 28, 2018

4th Sunday of Easter 2018 Easter Joy Click here for audio     Luke 24:36-49 Pastor Marty Raths   I am a Minnesotan. Born and raised. We even spent four years in northern Minnesota, where winters are several weeks longer than they are here. So I have endured my fair…

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Youth Sunday Earth Day Jeopardy April 22, 2018

YOUTH SUNDAY Earth Day Jeopardy April 22, 2018 Youth Director Cynthia Frederick Youth: Cleo Haugen, Myles Schwerzler, June Frederick, Alex Frederick, Josie Haugen, Blair Smith, Korinne Smith, Adam Helwig, Abby Helwig and Eli Roll. Click here for audio          

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Easter Cantata: Hallelujah! What a Savior!, April 15, 2018

Easter Cantata Hallelujah!  What a Savior Click here for audio     Directed by Becca Bellman Choir Soprano:  Marie Bauer, Mary Brown, Donna Buell, Amy Gustafson, Samantha Hauser, Kathy Rundquist, Barb Wilson Alto:  Vicki Anderson, Ann Haraldson, Dorene Hauser,Jan Heyen, Diane Jackson, Sandy Ridgway Tenor:  Steve Agard, Anita Carter, Chuck…

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The Language of the Wounds, April 8, 2018

The Language of the Wounds, April 8, 2018 Click here for audio         John 20:19-31 Pastor Donna R. Buell Imagine for a moment the scene that John has painted for us in today’s gospel reading. The disciples are gathered in Jerusalem behind locked doors. There are heavy…

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Easter Sunday April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday 2018 Easter Moments Click here for audio     Luke 24:13-35 Pastor Marty Raths Last week I talked about the image of the road, and especially the road that Jesus took to the cross. I talked about how that road appeared to be a dead end road at…

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Easter Sunrise Service, April 1, 2018

Easter Sunrise Service, April 1, 2018 The Dawn of Eastered Light       Luke 23:50-24:12 Pastor Donna Buell   I invite you to spend a few moments looking at the palm cross that was on your chair as you arrived this morning. Spend some time focusing on that simple…

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Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service, March 29, 2018

Maundy Thursday – Tenebrae Service Meditation Click here for audio       Luke 22:39-23:49 Pastor Donna Buell This evening we are gathered beneath the cross of Jesus to hear once again the painful story of betrayal and denial, rejection and abandonment, suffering and death.  No one especially wants to…

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Landscapes of Our Faith: The Road

Palm Sunday 2018 Spiritual Geography:  The Landscape of our Faith: The Road Click here for audio     Philippians 2:1-8, Luke 19:29-40           Pastor Marty Raths Landscapes of Our Faith: The Road During Lent we have been visiting places of geographical importance in the scriptures, and we…

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