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Faith Ministry Stories

We are we?

Posted by Joyce Getchell on

In 2017 Faith started the process of strategic branding.  Our first step was to re-imagine our website with goals of being visitor friendly, mobile friendly and sticky.  We shifted the primary narrative from telling what our church does to who we are and how our church relates with God...

Loves Like a Hurricane

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Neither thunder nor rain nor low hanging wires stays these evangelists from the swift completion of their appointed parade route. Sometimes all you can do is laugh.  Our parade planning started in March.  The overall theme of the parade was “Can you hear the bell of...

$100 Challenge Launch

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When we held services on June 10, $100 bills were randomly distributed during worship. The “Faith $100 Challenge” encourages the congregation to live generously. "We are hoping to create a culture of thinking generously about the needs of our community," said Pastor John. "In...

Sharing Gifts

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One of the best things about spending time at Faith every day is seeing so many share freely of their time.  Faith would not be Faith without our volunteers!  Here is just a small sample of folks helping out on Thursday morning. Iva Nelson assembles bulletins every Thursday. Thank you...

Servants of Christ

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  Faith was honored this year to receive the Lutheran Social Service "Servant of Christ Award," presented at the Saint Paul Area Synod Assembly. Faith has been partnering with Cherish All Children on the issue of child sexual exploitation and trafficking for the past couple years. Our Human...

It's personal

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Posted by Joyce Getchell on

Starting early on Monday morning, the Faith design team worked tirelessly throughout Holy Week to create a sacred space in our fellowship area for Easter morning. Inspired by our Lenten theme "I want Jesus to walk with me," the idea of a labyrinth reflection garden blossomed. The definition of...

Caring for others

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A perk of working in a church is witnessing acts of caring and discipleship of Faith members in our community.  When the Old Testament Prophet Micah told his people how to practice faith, he told them to “Do justice and love mercy” (Micah 6:8). Faith members Nancy Mollner and...

You May Be Seated

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How does church building help the mission of Faith? What first impressions are we making to visitors?    These important questions helped shape decisions to upgrade various areas of our facility in the past months.   Our chapel has 30 new upholstered chairs. These will provide a...

Unexpected Hospitality

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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...

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