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Faith Ministry Stories

Faith Feeds our Neighbor Grant

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Faith Lutheran received an ELCA Hunger Grant in response to Covid-19 and are asking YOU to be our partners in generosity.  We used the funds received to purchase tomato and pepper plants and give them away. We still have some left, so contact Deacon Nina if you would like to adopt one. No...

COVID-19 Resources

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

General Websites: CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html   World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public   MDH (MN department of Health): https://www.health.state.mn.us/ MDH COVID-19...

How You Can Help

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

During this time of stay-in-place orders, it is hard to know how to help.  Especially when the ways that we can help are very different from what we might normally do. Here are some thoughts of how to stay connected and serve your neighbor in Christ’s love. Stay home.  Our bishop...

My Lenten Discipline

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

This year for Lent I chose to add a spiritual practice to my daily rhythm.  My plan was to write a card to someone every day of Lent. It is such a special thing to get an actual, hand-written, note in the mailbox in the mix of ads, bills, and mass mailings.  I hoped to provide a piece...

Create a Sacred Space at Home

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

If you’re anything like me, you’re spending more time at home than usual these days.  Let’s take this opportunity to create sacred space at home. Having a home altar has helped me take time away to really breathe in God’s presence and re-center myself when things...

COVID-19 Prayer Calendar

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Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Sunday – We pray for all who have died and those who have lost loved ones. Surround those near death and the mourning with Your peace and the promise of Your love. Especially for… Monday – We pray for those who are isolated, alone, anxious, depressed, shut-in, and...

Welcoming Prayer (try it!)

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Part of our spiritual journey as we mature is to find out why we think and believe the way we do. Part of our journey is coming to terms with our lack of surety, and still embracing life with faith, a faith that is often based more on trust than absolutes.  There are several spiritual...

Happy Birthday Hugo Family Shelter!

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

This week marks the 1 year anniversary of the opening of the St. Andrew’s Family Shelter in Hugo.  Faith Lutheran has been a partner on the journey in developing this ministry and providing volunteers over the last year.  The “Hugo House” hosted a birthday party to...

Just Who Do You Think You Are?

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Sometimes we know certain things about ourselves based on life experiences, reflection, or lessons we’ve had to learn the hard way.  Other times we are kind of oblivious to our tendencies, giftedness, or abilities that are pretty rare in the world. The Holy Spirit has given each of us...

Deacons and Pastors Together

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Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Each spring, the Saint Paul Area Synod holds a gathering called a ministerium for its pastors, deacons, interns, and those going through seminary to attend.  Often there is a guest speaker to share about a particular topic, but this spring the Saint Paul Area Synod did things a bit...

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