Ryan Lasker Thank You Note

Pastor Rhodes wanted to pass along the following letter from Ryan Lasker, who  is currently in the Navy Boot Camp north of Chicago. Ryan graduated from Salisbury High School in 2016 and was active in the youth group as well as scouting.  Receiving the letter you sent brightened my spirits...

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Financial Peace University

By Susan Shinn Turner Financial Peace University, held January 26-March 23 at St. John’s, was a resounding success for participants. At the conclusion of the nine-week course, 14 families had saved $25,660, paid off $21,358 in non-mortgage debt, and cut up 16 credit cards. “We really enjoyed it,” says Sandy...

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VBS – Donation Request

We Need Your Help! For this year's Vacation Bible School, we are in need of packing materials for an activity that will fill lots of GUTSY Bears. GUTSY stands for God’s Unique, Talented, Special You! On Day 1 of Imagination Station, kids learn that we are all highly complex creations of...

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Help Needed for South Sudan

Right now, more than seven million people need humanitarian assistance in South Sudan because of the ravages of civil war, drought, and government instability. The ELCA is poised to respond to this need. Through our long-standing relationships in the region, we are prepared to accompany communities through food distribution, water...

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Students Visit “Luther Land”

Rebecca Agner, Caroline Parrott, and Victor Pereira were among a group of 48 students and chaperones who traveled to Germany with the University of North Carolina’s Lutheran Campus Ministry program during spring break in March. During a four-year cycle, students visit Germany, New Orleans, Costa Rica and Miami, explains Fred...

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First Communion – 5th Grade Milestone

Since March, our fifth graders and their families have been gathering together for an in-home study about Communion. This is a special opportunity for students and parents to learn about the sacrament and its central role in a Christian’s life. On April 29 the families came together for First Communion Family...

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A Brief History of the Luther Children

Luther and Katie had six children: Hans (June 7, 1526), Elizabeth (December 10, 1527), Magdalene (May 4, 1529), Martin (November 9, 1531), Paul (January 29, 1533, and Margaret (December 17, 1534). Elizabeth died as an infant in August 1528. Magdalene died in her early teens in 1542. Their home was...

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