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5 hrs ago | ELCA.org

Sharp sword, polished arrow

Picture this: Surrounded by an alien culture; worried about keeping young people engaged; a nonfunctioning government; a religious establishment in disarray; the economy is a mess; competing and beguiling demands on people's attention, time and loyalty; a worship facility in serious need of repair; a dizzying rate of change; and people either ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | ELCA.org

What we can do

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A free, 24/7 service with support, information and local resources for suicidal people and those around them .

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13 hrs ago | ELCA.org

Struggling to cope

Sarah's laughter isn't sitting well with me these days. I imagine sitting across from this biblical figure in the tea shop and hearing: "After all these years! Abraham and I are finally pregnant! Can you believe it!" She laughs and claps her hands.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal

Forgiveness illuminated the path of Dahle's ministry

By Cecile Krimm Rev. Ron Dahle's walk as a Lutheran pastor has been a winding one, but the concept of forgiveness has been a near-constant companion.

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Related Topix: Religion, Fortuna, ND, Ambrose, ND, Crosby, ND

ELCA.org

Lutherans, Catholics forget who's who in rare ecumenical community

After being something of a vagabond, worshiping at four different congregations, Roman Catholic-raised Marcia Anderson of Aloha, Ore., wanted to "put down roots."

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Related Topix: Luther, MI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

ELCA.org

Experiencing the body of Christ

Such simple words. Yet such deep and profound words that connect us with God and each other, both spiritually and physically, through all time and space.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Hundreds gather on Riverwalk for Easter sunrise service

The annual Easter sunrise service was standing room-only, with an estimated 650 worshipers in attendance at the Arneson River Theatre .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Religion, Canada

Examiner.com

Martin Luther hated Jews

Martin Luther was a German-Catholic-Augustinian monk and professor of theology who became a major figure in the Protestant Reformation, founding the Lutheran Church.

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The Item

A first Easter for newly ordained Allendale minister

As Christians around the world celebrated Easter, Jenny McLellan had special reason for joy Sunday: it was her first Easter as an ordained minister.

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Related Topix: Allendale, NJ, Religion, Wyckoff, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Mahwah, NJ

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Alice C. Rule

She passed away peacefully in Pathways Hospice surrounded by her family. She is survived by daughter Gudrun MacMillan of Jackson, Mich., son Erik Rule of Bright, Ontario Canada, daughter Dr. Ingrid Rule of Loveland, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

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Related Topix: Loveland, CO, Canada, Religion, Larimer County, CO

Sat Apr 19, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Ita s an eggstra great day in San Bernardino

Beatrice was among 65 pre-selected children taking part in the Mission's sixth-annual Egg Hunt and Easter Shoes Giveaway on Good Friday.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Family, Kids, Religion, Redlands, CA

TwinCities

At small St. Paul church, 5 organists make joyful noise

The big pipe organ of the little Lutheran church in St. Paul heralded the arrival of Palm Sunday with thundering joy.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Speckhard named president, CEO of LWR

Daniel V. Speckhard of McLean, Va. - who has served in a number of high-level diplomatic roles - begins July 1 as the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief , Baltimore.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, Religion, Iraq, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), University of Wisconsin Madison

The Modesto Bee

What's up, pray tell, with these 'Ladies'?

Caitlin Randall, Nancy O'Bryan-Shade, Becky Saunders in Sierra Repertory Theatre's "Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Decorah Journal

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Winneshiek Medical Center will continue its centennial celebration with a "Grand Picnic on the Green," Thursday, May 1, from 4-7 p.m. on the Medical Center grounds.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Religion, Luther, IA, Decorah, IA, Luther College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

ANNIVERSARY: Orville and Vera Jane Elmshaeuser

Elmshaeuser and the former Vera Jane Schulz were married March 29, 1959, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Evansville.

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Related Topix: Religion, Eldridge, IA, World News, China

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Building on Faith' house dedicated in Clay-Chalkville

Habitat for Humanity Birmingham on Saturday dedicated a new home in the Clay-Chalkville area as part of this year's Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership, a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership.

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Related Topix: Chalkville, AL, Birmingham, AL, Religion, Vestavia Hills, AL

HeraldNet

Sowing the seeds of promise: Daffodils lure visitors to church with deep roots

Standing since 1900, the sanctuary is an iconic example of an old country church, with simple lines, Gothic-style windows and a steeple.

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Related Topix: Stanwood, WA, Religion, Home Gardening, Home, Blaine, WA, Woods Creek, WA, Monroe, WA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

My Edmonds

Salem Lutheran Church creating community garden, and could use your help

S alem Lutheran Church is creating a community garden at 9906 232nd St. S.W. in Edmonds, near the corner of 100th Avenue West and Edmonds Way, and they could use the community's help.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Religion, Edmonds, WA, Life, Food, Vegetables

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

CPH to release new devotional for parents

In the new Concordia Publishing House book Blessings and Prayers for Parents, author Lisa Clark offers devotional readings to help parents focus on strengthening their faith through five main themes - joy, sorrow, fear, stress and peace.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Religion

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