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15 min ago | Effingham Herald

Celebrating 280 years at Jerusalem

The congregation of Jerusalem Lutheran Church will celebrate its 280th anniversary Aug. 31. The church is its people.


Related Topix: Religion, World News, Germany, Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Macon County, GA, Oglethorpe, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain church destroyed in fire; pastor vows to rebuild

Standing in the parking lot of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church as fire hoses snaked around his feet, the Rev.


Related Topix: Fire, Religion, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Cleveland, OH

3 hrs ago |

Education, work get special looks

Sunday school isn't what it used to be for a host of reasons . Attendance at such programs in ELCA congregations dropped 60 percent from 1990 to 2010.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Religion

7 hrs ago |

Prayers in the Park, motorcycle raffle, and food drive planned in LaPlace: LaPlace Town Talk

Prayers in the Park is held each Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Greenwood Park gazebo.


Related Topix: Laplace, LA, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Reserve, LA, Religion, Montz, LA

11 hrs ago |

Our food, our neighbors

Here we are at the end of summer. For the past three months, many of us began lazy days with a cold breakfast, maybe cereal with milk.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science, Religion

15 hrs ago |

The sadness of suicide

There is no particular reason for not doing so, though the very utterance of the word can make many people squeamish.


Related Topix: Religion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rally Sunday

In one of my favorite lines from Martin Luther, the reformer names what the last year of ministry has taught me: "Thank God, even a 7-year-old child knows what the church is."


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Thinking about our youth helps us get in touch with the triumphs, defeats and mysteries that have shaped us.


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The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Board approves matching funds to boost urban/inner-city mission

The Synod's Board of Directors approved using $50,000 to seed a matching fund to raise additional support for urban and inner-city mission at its Aug. 22 business meeting here.


Related Topix: Religion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Building a relationship

What began as a spiritual attraction several months ago has flourished into the beginning of a relationship between Battle Creek's Trinity Lutheran Church and its new pastor, the Rev.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014


Henry Gerecke, Minister To Nazis During Nuremberg Trials, Examined By Tim Townsend In New Book

That's what Tim Townsend writes of Henry Gerecke, the unassuming Lutheran pastor from Missouri who shepherded six of the most notorious Nazis to the gallows in "Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Religion, Missouri,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Deseret News

God at Nuremberg: How an American pastor came to comfort Nazis

That's what Tim Townsend writes of Henry Gerecke, the unassuming Lutheran pastor from Missouri who shepherded six of the most notorious Nazis to the gallows in "Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Religion, Missouri,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Town Talk

St. Paul pastor's pulpit? A food truckSt. Paul pastor's pulpit? A...

ST. PAUL, Minn. - There are a couple of clues that the mobile kitchen parked every Thursday at lunchtime on Payne Avenue on St. Paul's East Side.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Religion, Gay/Lesbian, Luther Seminary, Wedding

News Tribune

St. John's Lutheran marks several milestones Sunday

The Osage Point Church served from 1844-69 less than a mile from St. John's current location.


Related Topix: Canada, Religion,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Campus Bread

Member Profile: Rev. Roger and Marilyn Timm

By Stephen Padre In mid-June, Bread for the World held its National Gathering and Lobby Day.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Religion, Bronxville, NY


Urban Spelunking: Grace Lutheran Church

Pasto James Huebner has been at Grace since 1982. Coincidentally, his uncle was also pastor there in the 1950s and '60s.


Related Topix: Religion, Milwaukee, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Lutheran church officials, Commack neighbors face off on immigrant children's housing

Commack resident Elif Binger speaks during a public meeting at the Commack Branch of the Smithtown Public Library to discuss the possibility of housing a shelter for immigrant children at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack on Aug. 19, 2014 A public meeting Tuesday night about a proposal to temporarily house immigrant children at Holy Cross ... (more)


Related Topix: Commack, NY, Religion, Smithtown, NY, Syosset, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Women's retreat opportunity with Rejoice! Lutheran

Rejoice! Lutheran Church in Hudson, is sponsoring a relaxing and faith-filled Women's Retreat to the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in Bemus Point, N.Y. The weekend retreat will be Oct. 10 starting at 8 p.m. and will conclude at about noon on Oct. 12. This year's theme is "The Power of Prayer" and is based on the verse, "Hear my prayer O Lord; ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, Hudson, OH

Fox News

NY church backs out of federal plan to house illegal immigrant...

June 18, 2014: Children detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, Mexico, NY, Religion, Commack, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Antigo Daily Journal


Volunteers will once again congregate at the First Estonian Evangelical Martin Luther Church outside Gleason this weekend.


Related Topix: Gleason, WI, Religion, Saxon, WI, Antigo, WI