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  1. I left both Christianity and Islam behind: "It was the problem...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Salon

    ... rooted in counterculture, something common to angst-ridden American teenagers. (He has since returned to the Lutheran church.) But I still believed. I read the Bible for myself (as a Lutheran should) and contemplated its teachings. I was searching ... 3 comments

  2. Evelyn StreiRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Herald Journal

    Evelyn E. Strei, age 96, of Lester Prairie, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care. Evelyn was baptized April 27, 1919, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hollywood Township, Carver County, by the Rev.

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  3. Unease over homelessness should spur us to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven." The Southwestern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America sponsors a wonderful ministry in Pittsburgh. It is called Abiding Ministries, which serves with men and women who ...

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  4. Spots still open for National Disaster Response ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... , interim director of LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry, and Rev. William F. Engfehr, pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Ill., "Disaster Response Chaplains." Rev. Dr. Richard Marrs , associate professor of Practical Theology and ...

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  5. Lutheran pastor to be honored by Our Savior congregationRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Bitterroot Star

    Our Savior Lutheran Church of Stevensville will host a celebration dinner on Sunday, August 30, to honor the 40th anniversary of the ordination of Reverend Ray Larson, a former pastor of the congregation and now a member.Reverend Larson is now retired, but since a Lutheran minister in Montana never really retires, he is serving the Montana District ... (more)

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  6. If God is enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    From time to time I am invited to celebrate congregational anniversaries. It's wonderful to see the church in action and to meet members from all across the country.

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  7. 5 Flights UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    Alex Carver , an artist, and Ruth , a schoolteacher, have been married for 40 years. Although they love their spacious Brooklyn apartment, they are both feeling the aches and pains of old age as they trudge up five flights of stairs.

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  8. It happens close to homeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    ... Fewer than 1 in 5 victims will ever report the crime. Liz Macris, the parish nurse at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in North Greenbush, N.Y., has worked with Cherish All Children since 2008. She said it takes a village to stop the crimes of childhood ...

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  9. Extending an receiving welcomeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    ... definitions of male and female. Nevertheless, Rohrer finished seminary, saying, "I had wondered if the Lutheran church would be able to have me in it, but I never wondered if I was a Lutheran. I've always had this deep sense in my gut that God was ...

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  10. Image of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    There is a story of angels who grew bothered when they learned that God had planned to make human beings in God's own image. "How can something so precious and powerful be entrusted to this creature?" So they conspired to hide the image of God where no one would ever think to look for it.

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  11. Artist Ashley Bryan to attend dedication of stained glass windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bangor Daily News

    "The Welcome Table," a stained-glass window designed by artist, author, storyteller, poet, and musician Ashley Bryan will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St., in Bangor. The church has invited the public to attend the special service and reception following.

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  12. LCMS Lutheran among - heroes' in French-train ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... for a photo in Paris Aug. 23, following a foiled attack on a French train. Skarlatos is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Roseburg, Ore. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane) "We often use the word hero, and in this case I know ...

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  13. Don Forni remembered for devotion to Geneva communityRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... State St., Geneva. The visitation will continue at 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Wednesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N. Fifth Ave., St. Charles.

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  14. Faith-filled women's retreat aiming for New York in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Hudson Hub-Times

    Rejoice! Lutheran Church in Hudson is sponsoring a relaxing and faith-filled Women's Retreat at the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in Bemus Point, New York Oct. 9 through Oct. 11. This year's theme is "Faith on Fire" and is based on the Bible verse, "It is for freedom that Christ has set us free." Rev. Pam Kelly, pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Berea, will lead the retreat.

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  15. Forni remembered for devotion to Geneva communityRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Geneva. Visitation will continue at 10 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. at Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N. Fifth Ave., St. Charles.

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  16. Fresno Lutheran church votes to welcome gay members, perform same-sex weddingsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | The Fresno Bee

    Our Saviour's Lutheran Church members recently voted to become a Reconciling in Christ congregation meaning they publicly welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender believers to their church. Bill Knezovich, the church's pastor who recently came out as gay, says the church is the only Lutheran church south of Sacramento designated as RIC.

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  17. Churches Have Lost the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Namibian

    ... the latest reports emanating from Okaku, a village west of Ondangwa, where a pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (Elcin) is accused of locking a cemetery in order to block the funeral of a 115-year-old man, because he belonged to ...

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  18. Deacons dig in to serve Lutheran communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Coastal Point

    Coastal Point a Laura Walter : Called to serve, deacons Dave Pittinger, left, and Jim Gelato, right, took a unique leadership role at Community Lutheran Church. At Community Lutheran Church near Frankford, retirement offered the perfect chance for Dave Pittinger, 69, and Jim Gelato, 65, to follow their dreams of becoming Lutheran deacons, possibly the only ones on Delmarva.

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  19. Miles to succeed Herman at Wheat Ridge MinistriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    ... wife, Sonja, have three children: Nathan, Olivia and Meredith. Currently members of Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church in Scottsdale, the family is relocating to Naperville, Ill. Established in 1905, Wheat Ridge Ministries "provides funding and ...

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  20. A Reverend's Mission to Establish First Lutheran Churches in BelizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | KIII

    A reverend from Missouri was in Corpus Christi on Sunday to gain support for a special mission. Reverend Duane Meissner was a guest this morning at Trinity Lutheran Church on Louisiana Avenue.

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