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Why are rest and relaxation such hard work?
There are many different reasons why we often don't seem to be able to balance our work and rest in our lives. I think that sometimes our human condition seems more aligned with chaos than balance. I am no exception to this concept. For many of us, if...
My faith teaches about redemption and hope, so as the dream of a Minnesota Vikings and Buffalo Bills Super Bowl faded, I’m grateful my faith also speaks into suffering.
Below is a letter by Pastor John sent to the Faith Lutheran Forest Lake family looking back at the mission and ministries of the congregation in 2022. You can also watch a video by Faith Church Council member Jennifer Tolzmann below.
We made a subtle shift into 2023 by...
Why it is wise to stop using plastic bags:
Plastic doesn’t biodegrade. It’s forever. In the ocean, it breaks down and photo-degrades into little pieces of itself. Plastic-sized particles outnumber plankton 6 to 1! It’s mistaken as food by marine animals and kills...
Catching Up with Council – January 10, 2023
Reach out to the Council with any questions at any time by emailing
. Thanks for being partners in the life of the congregation.
The newly elected Faith Council met for a 3-hour retreat on Saturday, January 7, 2023. The first part...
After a three-year hiatus because of COVID, the annual Father-Daughter Ball is back!
JANUARY 16, 2022
Who: Children in grades 1st thru 5th
Time: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $15 per child
What to Bring: Breakfast if needed, lunch, warm winter outerwear, shoes for the gym
We will begin our day in the north lobby and end in the youth room on the second floor...
When praying and pondering your New Year’s resolutions, take time to consider the question, “How might I live Creation Care in 2023?” The Creation Care Team wants to help you reduce the use of disposable bags and encourages that you take a reusable bag to the...