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Faith Ministry Stories

Grandparents Parenting Support

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

I’m noticing a trend in our congregation. It’s possible that you or a family member is affected by this, too. There have been a lot more households in our church in which a grandparent or grandparents have taken on the role of primary caregiver to their grandkids. A lot of...

Smile instead

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

This summer, our congregation spent each week looking at the calling and response of the different disciples of Jesus. We covered the basics of each disciple (or follower, like Mary, Elizabeth, and Mary Magdalene) by asking the kids to play a game during the children’s message called...

Lessons we learn from kids

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

One of my favorite parts of summer is the opportunity to get outside and explore. Camping ministry is what planted seeds in my own life to eventually become a pastor. Camp is where I spent most of my summers during college. It’s where I met my future wife. It’s where I love...

Veteran's Ministry


Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Recently, I returned from Bible Study at Keys Café when a visitor was waiting for me. Chuck Tollefsrud is a veteran and lives in Chisago City by himself. His injuries from serving our nation have had a lasting effect on his back and neck, but Chuck’s heart continues to grow stronger...

Tiny Houses

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On June 9, Pastor John preached about an idea that would transform our congregation. Will Faith be a leader in providing a housing solution to homeless veterans? Many of the spiritual gifts of our congregation will need to come together if this will work.  Learn more!  

No Exceptions


Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

In the last week, it’s possible you’ve seen a new yard sign in front of homes in the Forest Lake area. Was your reaction, “Oh no, signs for the next election are up… already???” Don’t worry, that’s not what these signs are about. The yard signs declare...

Creation Care Ministry

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Today is Earth Day. On the day after Easter, we celebrate God’s beautiful creation and how we all play a role in the stewardship of our earth for future generations. If you hear the word “stewardship,” you might immediately relate that term to money. Churches often hold a...

Celebrating the Resurrection

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Hello Faith! Do you know what new members and prospective members say about Faith? Why do they keep coming back? It’s “the energy.” People sense that Faith Lutheran is poised for great things as a congregation and they want to be part of it. I can’t wait for everyone...