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A Changing Climate

Pastor Adrienne

June 10, 2024

A few years ago, I stopped watching the news. I had thought that being a grown up meant I needed to watch the 11 o’clock news before bedtime so I was informed for the next day, but eventually I stopped when I realized it was disrupting my sleep.

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Off the Grid

Pastor Scott

June 3, 2024

Unless you are the Unibomber, living in a shack in the middle of nowhere, embedded in the woods of Montana wearing tinfoil on your head, can you really, truly be off the grid? 

Time to read: 3 minutes

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A Day to Remember

Pastor Ryan

May 27, 2024

What is the greatest sacrifice you’ve ever made? I know sometimes it can seem like sparring even a moment is a huge sacrifice. But, really, when we think about it our time is a fraction of our lives.

Time to read: 3 minutes

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It's Never Too Late

Pastor Adrienne

May 20, 2024

This weekend I graduated from United Lutheran Seminary in Pennsylvania. I finally finished my Master of Sacred Theology degree (STM), and it only took me ten years!

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Why 100 Days of Prayer?

Pastor Ryan

May 13, 2024

I was in a group and a beautiful sentiment was offered in our conversation: there is no such thing as a bad prayer. They’re right.

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SCUBA

Pastor Adrienne

April 29, 2024

When I introduce Family Ministry in our New Member class, I like to ask the question, “What are your first memories of church?”

Time to read: 3 minutes

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While Mom's Away

Pastor Ryan

April 22, 2024

My wife left me, well, for a few days as she went on a trip. I had our two boys, and my job was to be Daddy. I have been a father for a while now. This is old hat.

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Important Updates

Pastor Scott

April 15, 2024

With the vote on April 14 to cease worship at Christ Concord and to put the land up for sale, we find ourselves looking towards the horizon for a new vision from God to emerge...

Time to read: 3 minutes

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100 Days of Prayer

Pastor Adrienne

April 8, 2024

We are starting a huge congregation-wide project! It is a new endeavor, and it doesn’t involve donations or service hours. It involves prayer!

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Congregational Meeting: Christ Concord

Pastor Scott

April 1, 2024

On April 14, following the late service, we will have a congregational meeting to discuss and vote upon the future vision and direction of Christ Concord.

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Washing Feet

Pastor Ryan

March 25, 2024

There is something truly humbling about washing feet. That’s probably why Jesus said that if you are to be a leader you must be a servant, you must wash feet. 

Time to read: 3 minutes

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Les Adieux, Op. 81a

Eric Hauck

March 18, 2024

The safety of my frozen lake and gray sky 800 miles in the past, I wait in a winter sun. My bag, filled with virtuosic etudes by Chopin and the Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies, carries the truly daunting:

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I Am Who I Am

Pastor Adrienne

March 11, 2024

The Saturday before last we had Story Day. Story Day is offered for our second graders who are ready to receive instruction to take their First Communion.

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What do you want from me?

Pastor Ryan

March 4, 2024

Jesus asks this question twice, in the same chapter of Mark 10. “What do you want from me?” How would you answer that? I think I know how I would answer, or at least how I think I would answer...

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Town Meetings to Discuss Southland

Pastor Scott

February 26, 2024

As promised at the Annual Meeting, we have three town meetings for you to choose from to hear about options for our Southland and to provide feedback. Please...

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