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Faith Ministry Stories

Re-discovering Home

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Posted by Jason Quill on

Our congregation has a wonderful opportunity to help two formerly homeless men create a new start and ultimately re-discover 'home'. Gabrielle, Co-Founder of Settled, met Anthony and Matthew three years ago while she was working on her PhD at a cafe in downtown St Paul. These men worked as...

Development Team Update

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Posted by Jason Quill on

It’s been a few weeks since the Development Team for the Sacred Settlement first got together and kicked off our activities, but we’ve wasted no time in digging into the work and finding some answers. Here are some of the accomplishments from the past week. We reached out to the...

Sacred Settlement in the News

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Hey, you may have heard or seen Faith in the news recently. At our annual meeting in January, we voted to enter a Development Phase of a potential Sacred Settlement of tiny homes on our church grounds. Each reporter latched on to different parts of the story and gave their own twist. To...

Sacred Settlement Update

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Posted by Jason Quill on

The Development Team is digging in and excited to continue the wonderful work initiated in the exploratory phase of the Sacred Settlement project! We started our journey by walking in the footsteps of those already serving the homeless on a regular basis, by partnering with Walking with a...

Nothing is too big for God!

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Posted by Joyce Getchell on

We all need the support of one another.  The spiritual gift of Servanthood is prevalent at Faith. It is selfless, sacrificial and loving. It's performing ordinary deeds with extraordinary humility. One of my favorite hymns growing up was "Will you let me be your servant," especially the...

Why Faith and what does this mean?

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Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

On Sunday, January 26th, 2020, Faith Lutheran is hosting our annual meeting at 10:01 in the sanctuary between services. At the beginning of the meeting, we will vote on whether to move into the 2nd step, the Development Phase, of a Sacred Settlement. This is a 4-step process. Step 3, the Plan...

Go and tell how much the Lord has done for you

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Posted by Lloyd Sather on

Having used a series of parables to teach His disciples and a large crowd of followers on the nature of The Kingdom of God, Jesus and His disciples head east, across the lake to a region inhabited primarily by Gentiles.  Mark reports that it was evening when they departed.   It...

Would you open up your home?

Posted by Pastor John Klawiter on

Merry Christmas and Happy Holy-days to all my neighbors who celebrate during these holy times! In my Christian tradition, Christmas is an opportunity to hear an old story. A writer named Luke shares that “Mary gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him...

No Different Than Me

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Posted by Nate Bergengren on

On Tuesday, as I was leaving my house for the day, knowing I was going to spend time out of doors, in the elements, walking through tough terrain, I remember struggling to find the right gear to wear. “Which hat should I wear? How many layers can I handle? Do I need to bring dry stuff to...

All People Deserve 4 Walls

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I’m not quite sure how to describe my afternoon on Tuesday.  I experienced something new to me ... chronic homelessness. I’ve traveled to Haiti to see people live in dwellings we in the US wouldn’t consider a home.. and in Tanzania mud and stick huts were the normal. But...

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