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  1. SupportRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    Missouri Synod has been involved in the work of housing and community development for the last 150 years. In that time, LCMS churches and service organizations have been integral to the development of hundreds of millions of dollars in affordable housing and the creation of homes for tens of thousands of people.

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  2. Ebola in Liberia: Phebe Hospital gets large donationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... demanded risk benefits or incentives before returning to work. The situation led to the intervention of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, through the Action by Churches Together (actalliance Liberia Forum) with the provision of two separate donation ...

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  3. Marjorie Hagenson, 92, Lake MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    ... the Lutheran faith. On November 5, 1943, Marjorie was united in marriage to Marion Wayne Hagenson at Bethany Lutheran Church in Thompson, IA. Together they owned and operated the Double M Drive-In in Thompson for several years. She also worked as ...

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  4. John ThormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Palladium-Item

    ... from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. He had always been a Lutheran and was a member of the Joy Lutheran Church here in Palm Bay. John was a member of the Webb Masonic Lodge No 24, the Scottish Rite and also was a Shriner. An avid ...

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  5. Peace Lutheran to observe 50th anniversaryRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Rev. John Gierke, pastor of the church, said the congregation formed in April 1964 in a community room at First State Bank and then rented and began to meet at a house at Baridon and Erbach Streets until the building at Dave Ward Drive and Donaghey Avenue was constructed in 1966. "The western district of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod had been looking at this area," he said.

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  6. Joplin church to hold senior bible studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | SFGate

    ... for 120 years. Now, it's their grandparents' turn. That is the thinking of one Joplin congregation. Peace Lutheran Church will hold its first senior vacation Bible school this month, an event that will not only include four days of Bible study but ...

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  7. Church BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    GET PETS BLESSED >> The Faith Lutheran Church, 667 E. First Ave., will host an animals blessing ceremony Oct. 5 for pet owners. From 9:45-10:45 owners can bring their furry friends to the church court yard to be blessed.

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  8. It's Possible - Malaria - BurundiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ELCA.org

    Download: http://bit.ly/1qzxhLY -- Can you find Burundi on the map? It is one of the poorest countries in the world, yet still so full of vibrance and life. Burundians are standing up against Malaria with their families, their communities and their country.

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  9. The Change in Our Lives - Malaria - UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ELCA.org

    Download: http://bit.ly/1qzAJpR -- Malaria was an unavoidable and deadly reality in Damasiko village. Now, with access to malaria education and treatment, Ester and her family can focus on the future.

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  10. Bike Message - MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ELCA.org

    Download: http://bit.ly/1rmTkcB -- There are no ambulances in rural Uganda; But there are home visits. Village health team members educate, treat and test for malaria, sometimes with the aid of their bike racks.

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  11. AGAPE performing in GreenRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Rev. Eileen Woyen, Messiah Lutheran Church pastor, hopes an inspiring Christian rapper will help people understand how much God loves them.

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  12. Clifford Sifton, Minister of the InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... over here there are Rumanians, those colonies are Mennonites, beyond those hills, you see the spire of a Lutheran church built by Norwegians and Swedes; many of these people were actually American citizens, having come to the USA in the 1860s, ...

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  13. A Family's Plan Through the ELCA FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | ELCA.org

    Download: http://bit.ly/1ojsXky -- What is God calling you to do? Hear about one family's plan to impact ministry now and in the future. For more information on how to create your plan, visit http://www.ELCA.org/foundation .

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  14. Vannarith: Christ can take Cambodia - from killing field to living field'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

    The Rev. Vannarith Chhim, president of the five-year-old Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cambodia, believes Christianity can have a profound effect on the well-being of his largely Buddhist country.

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  15. Lincoln Zone Women enjoy revival at fall rallyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Lincoln Daily News

    The Lincoln Zone of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League , Central Illinois District held its annual fall rally on September 17 at Zion Lutheran Church, Chestnut under the theme, 'Live Forgiven! Live Forgiving!' Zion Lutheran Church, Chestnut and Christ Lutheran Church, Clinton hosted the rally with Vellon Hale serving as rally chairperson.

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  16. A reunion at EbenezerRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Lexington County Chronicle

    As Labor Day approached this year I looked forward to a visit to Rincon, Ga., where the Ebenezer colony was along the banks of the Savannah River a few miles above Savannah. Jerusalem Lutheran Church there is significant as it has the oldest surviving Lutheran congregation in the U.S. that worships in the original building.

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  17. Sunday morning segregationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | ELCA.org

    For a couple of decades now, churches in America have wrestled with how, or whether, to embrace gay people as full brothers and sisters in the faith. Outsiders to Christianity have looked on with dismay as many believers have convinced themselves that God's top priority for the church must involve sexual orientation.

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  18. El Salvador: As children flee, Lutheran families, churches speak outRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | ELCA.org

    ... a sense that they can accomplish something here in El Salvador," said Bishop Medardo Gmez of the Salvadoran Lutheran Church. Gmez leads the largest Lutheran church in Central America with more than 50 congregations and missions - all located in poor ...

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  19. See each other as brother, sisterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | ELCA.org

    I remember a particularly contentious meeting with a church council when I was a synod bishop. It didn't start out that way, but bit by bit the mood changed.

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  20. VespersRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | ELCA.org

    Editor's note: This excerpt is reprinted with permission from Tailings: A Memoir , Schwehn's record of a year as a 20-something coming to terms with her floundering faith and emerging sense of vocation while living with 70 other people at Holden Village, a remote, intentional ELCA -affiliated Christian community near Chelan, Wash. In the summer the Village Center fills up with bodies and singing and clapping and breath.

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