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Faith Ministry Stories

Showing items for 'May 2017'

Prayground at Faith

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

On Sunday, May 28, we tried something NEW! It was exciting and unique—we had small tables in the front of the sanctuary, by the baptismal font, for younger kids to sit closer to the front. The front row was open for parents to sit nearby and monitor things like sharing and the use of...

Dorothy Clingman Mission Grant Funding Update

Posted by Betty Hestekin on

Thank you to Faith Member’s Karen Alm, Shannon Dunn, Gwen Hanson, Connie Hendrickson, Kerrie Holschbach,  Alisa Kocian, Kate Koschack, Ted Lautzenheiser, Nancy Mollner, David Rachie, Melanie Ross, Patty Swanson, Bill and Jill Somrock, and Ellen Van Tassel for hearing the call and...

Preschool Blessings

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Pastor John recently led our final mini-chapel of this school year for our Discovery Center preschool friends. The 4 year old children were invited to bless the 5 year old children who are graduating from preschool.  The children were sent off with a prayer to use God’s gifts...

Lift High the Cross with Kindness & Love

Posted by Dorothy Grandstrand on

The 30th Annual Saint Paul Area Synodical Women’s Convention was held in early May in Hastings. Faith members Gwen Hansen and Dorothy Grandstrand attended. We connected with other congregational representatives from area churches to worship, study, celebrate, sing and discuss problems...

Dear Graduate of 2017

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Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 Wow! What a promise God gives us if we wait on the Lord. What a great event, graduation from high school! You have...

Galatians 2:11-21

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Note: Pastor John prepares reflections each week about our upcoming Sunday message for our online Bible study groups. We are now sharing these posts here to reach a wider audience. Gospel for Sunday, May 21 Remember last week: Paul gets a letter from James to take with him as he shares the...

Spreading Smiles at Birchwood

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In the April 2017 edition of Highlights magazine one of Faith’s members was featured in a story! Ava McCarver, a Confirmation student at Faith was featured in the Gallant Kids article detailing her experience volunteering at Birchwood Health Care Center. Here is the story: When...

Jackhammers, Bobcats and Painters Tape

Posted by Joyce Getchell on

Facility improvements are moving forward at Faith! Sidewalk and step repairs are underway at Door A and the Main Entrance. Our goal is to have entrances that are safe and welcoming. New concrete will be in place by Thursday, May 11 and will take five days to cure. Feel free to admire (not...

Studying to be a Student

Posted by Amy Mihelich on

“And this?” I ask, picking up a fruit and passing it to my friend. “It is…” Teta pauses, and then she sticks her tongue out at me. We laugh at her non-verbal way of showing me the word is on the tip of her tongue. Suddenly, it comes to her...

God's Work Our Hands

Posted by Betty Hestekin on

“GOD’s Work Our Hands” provided 9,543 snacks to the 14 Forest Lake Area Schools for the 2016-17 school year.  In our third year of providing snacks to the schools we were able to provide 2,550 more snacks then last year! The snacks are dispensed out of the nursing offices...