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Deacon's Dispatch- March 11, 2021

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Praying in Color During Lent, I have started a daily activity of praying in color (and challenged the congregation to join me). It’s a pretty simple concept. Each day, you spend some time in prayer with some sort of color – crayons, markers, colored pencils or pens. (You can...

Virtual Prayer & Retreat Information

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

Perhaps you are looking for an opportunity to grow deeper in your relationship with God during these uncertain times. Here are several virtual options for just that! Each of these workshops or retreats is offered virtually and would be recommended experiences of prayer and learning. Contact...

Technology Prayer Resources

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

God is present and relentlessly loving us – especially in these times of uncertainty, grief, fear, frustration, and all the other emotions and situations that we are experiencing in a global pandemic. This is the first of a three-part series of curated prayer and meditation resources. Our...

Prayer Resources Online

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

God is present and relentlessly loving us – especially in these times of uncertainty, grief, fear, frustration, and all the other emotions and situations that we are experiencing in a global pandemic. Faith’s Adult Education Team and Prayer Lab Team have curated this list of helpful...

Prayer Resource Books

Posted by Deacon Nina Joygaard on

God is present and relentlessly loving us – especially in these times of uncertainty, grief, fear, frustration, and all the other emotions and situations that we are experiencing in a global pandemic. Faith’s Adult Education Team, Prayer Lab Team, and I (Deacon Nina) have chosen key...

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...