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Perhaps the church, at its best, is “all ears.” Almighty God urges the faithful, again and again, to “listen up!”—to heed the word from above. So it was with Abraham and Sarah, with Mary and Martha, and the early church at Colossae. So it is...

An Invitation Consider. That’s the word that stuck with me as I read and re-read Jesus’ words in our Creation Sunday gospel (Luke 12: 22-31). CONSIDER, Jesus says. Consider. Consider is a word that invites us to pause, to think about, to notice something. What a...

To love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind is to reflect God’s mercy in responding to one’s neighbor. That mercy found its most profound expression in the “gospel that has come to you”—namely the life, death, and resurrection of...

Fourteenth Biennial Convention of the South Central Wisconsin Synodical Women’s Organization September 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The one day convention encourages members to pray, find peace and joy through workshops, worship, and fellowship, and be bold in our witness when answering the call....

Tuesday Nights in July Join Sarah Iverson for weekly conversations focused on "Tattoo's on the Heart - The Power of Boundless Compassion" starting July 9. Over coffee and ice tea we'll share in conversation about this accessible and thought provoking book. No RSVP needed! All adults...

We are ambassadors for Christ. In our Gospel, Jesus sent 70 ambassadors ahead of him, in pairs, to every town and place where he himself intended to go. Among the many instructions Jesus told them, “Whoever listens you, listens to me.” July moves us into the...

Friday, June 27, South Dakota Blog by Sherri Swartz traveling with her daughter Heather for the 2nd time We left the motel at 6:30 AM and had a quiet bus ride, with many people back asleep, until sometime after we crossed the Missouri River back to...

Thursday, June 27, Pine Ridge, Kirstin Poppen traveling with her mother Kari Poppen Today was a mix of emotions, happy and sad, as it was the day that we left the Dream Center and began our journey back home to Madison. The morning started off with...

Wednesday, June 26 Heather Swartz traveling for the 2nd time with her mom Sherri Swartz Happy 17th birthday Ella! This third day on the Rez was a lot to process, so it's hard to know where to begin. The kids were dropped off at the Dream...

Tuesday, June 25 Pine Ridge Blog by Grace Nemeth traveling with her confirmation leader Diane Cali Today was full of new adventures and challenges. Waking up this morning was more difficult than Monday. The tiredness and ache, inside and out, made for a more quiet and...

Monday, June 24 Pine Ridge Blog – Karen Burkhartzmeyer traveling with her twin daughters Megan and Elise As I write this, the sky west of Wings as Eagles has gone from layers of spectacular pinks and orange to dark purples as the sun sets on another...