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Faith Ministry Stories

Endowment: Transform to Greater Love

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In 1990, Gladys Solem, a long time Faith member, gifted her estate to Faith as a perpetual legacy in her will.  With the assistance from former (deceased) Pastor Alton Knutson, the Faith Lutheran Endowment Fund was begun.  By-laws were established outlining that only 75% of the...


Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

Immunization is one of the most significant achievements of the 20th Century. Vaccines have eliminated or eradicated small pox and polio in the U.S. They have also reduced the number of cases of measles, diphtheria, rubella, pertussis and others. Today, I am writing about the importance of the...

Pray, Educate, Connect, Act

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In September, 2016, St Paul Area Synod Bishop Patricia Lull spoke to Faith Lutheran about the seriousness of human trafficking in our area. Our area is designated in the top four in our nation for human trafficking.  A Faith task force responded: Presented to our Faith Council and...

Children's Ministry Coordinators - Times Two!

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We are thrilled to welcome our new Children’s Ministry Coordinators, Jenny Bottem and Cathy Nelson! Jenny will be leading BLAST on Wednesday nights (Kindergarten-2nd grade). Cathy will be leading Kids Connect on Wednesday nights (3rd-6th grade). You will also have the opportunity to see...

Childhood Pneumonia

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

With school starting I thought this might be a helpful topic to write about. Pneumonia is a serious infection in the lung that is usually caused by a virus or bacteria. In school-aged children, strep pneumonia and mycoplasma pneumonia are the most common causes of bacterial pneumonia. Viruses...

Fabulous! Heartfelt! Perfect! Heavenly! What a rally.

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Reflections on Rally Sunday O, Lord! What a Morning it was at Faith Lutheran Forest Lake during the one-service Rally Sunday. Music was lead by the fabulous J.D. Steele accompanied by the incomparable Bill Munson. There were loads of kids learning a new song taught by J.D. and Blessing of the...

Meals Being Served in Our Neighborhood

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Thank you, Faith Lutheran, for supporting Open Hands Midway with annual gifts from your Endowment Fund. Open Hands Midway is a non-profit organization serving the Hamline-Midway area of St. Paul, one of the poorest in the city with an average income for a family of four of $35,000.  We...

All Anew

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The Tenth Triennial Gathering of the Women of the ELCA was held in July at the Minneapolis Convention Center and nearly 3,400 participants took part in the workshops, speakers, servant events, and exhibit area.  I attended Friday and Saturday, and Dorothy Grandstrand joined me on...

“We at Faith Lutheran care about you and your children”

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Hungry Minds Need Food Thank you, Faith Lutheran, for the $1,000 Dorothy Clingman mission grant! This will partially fund a $4,000 need to pay for breakfast and lunch at school for some children in our district. We are serving families on the edge who did not qualify at the beginning of the last...

Unexpected Hospitality

Posted by Joyce Getchell on

At 8:30 am on Tuesday two transcontinental cyclists pedaled into Faith looking for water. They camped the night prior in a park with no water access and needed to hydrate. From New Zealand, Kel and Sharon Fowler are “fulfilling a dream of going on a wee relaxing bike ride.” They...