Summer Outlook

Summer Outlook

A Beautiful Day You are my rising sun, Lord You are my rising sun Oh! What a beautiful day You are my sunny sky, Lord You are my sunny sky Oh! What a beautiful day You are my setting sun, Lord You are my setting sun Oh! What a beautiful day You are my moonlit night,...

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Admin Corner

Admin Corner

Recently I finished reading a gem of a book by Shauna Niequist titled I Guess I haven’t Learned That Yet. Being a fan of her work, I'm convinced that if I lived in her Manhattan apartment building we would be friends. Both of us are enneagram 7s (the Enneagram is a...

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake

If a picture paints a thousand words, Then why can't I paint you? —Bread As a child, the car our family owned only had an AM radio. So there are lots of random songs from the 60’s and 70’s that rattle around in my head. When I saw Crater Lake for the first time a few...

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Admin Corner

Admin Corner

I started to write something for the Evangel, and then a second mass shooting happened in two weeks. This time almost every casualty was an elementary school-aged child. I immediately thought of my elementary schooled age great-nephews and checked in with my nieces. I...

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God Is With You

God Is With You

“I was there to hear your borning cry, I’ll be there when you are old. I rejoiced the day you were baptized to see your life unfold.”—ELW 732 First, I have to admit that the above hymn is not my favorite. When the choir director at my little home church in Conover, WI...

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Rite of Confirmation

Rite of Confirmation

This is a reprint from October 2019, updated for 2022. On June 5 we will celebrate the Rite of Confirmation for ten high school students, our first class since preCOVID times. This is one of the banner days in our church year, and a milestone for young people and...

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Unity

Unity

The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one, as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me. — John 17:22-23...

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No Grown Ups

No Grown Ups

"We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ.” - Paul to...

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Manini

Manini

Growing up, Good Shepherd Lutheran was my second home, and its members were my extended family. Many have stayed tuned in with what is going on in my life even into my adult years. Some of my fondest memories include those aunties and uncles.I smile and laugh at the...

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In God’s Hands

In God’s Hands

Forth he came at Easter like the risen grain, he that for three days in the grave had lain; raised from the dead, my living Lord is seen; love is come again like wheat arising green. - From “Now the Green Blade Rises” ELW 379 The lilacs and the ornamental cherry trees...

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Cast the Net

Cast the Net

Jesus said to them, “Children, you have no fish, have you?” They answered him, “No.” He said to them, “Cast the net to the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in because there were so many fish .—...

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Easter Celebration

Easter Celebration

Jesus came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples followed him. When he reached the place, he said to them, ‘Pray that you may not come into the time of trial.’ Then he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down, and...

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