Shower the Dwelling with Love

From their mission statement: “The Dwelling proclaims boldly that there is holiness in the identity as someone experiencing homelessness, that they share a kinship with God who reminds us all that…

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4 week commitment

Dear friends, As inflation concerns grow in the US, anxious economists are beginning to talk about its impact on the upcoming Christmas season. We’re a consumer society, after all, and…

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Senior Memory Care in Bethlehem

By Susan Shinn Turner St. John’s Lutheran Church and Trinity Oaks have forged a partnership with Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture to conduct an onsite Senior Memory…

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Find Comfort with Bunnies by the Bay

By Angel Owens It’s baby season! Don’t believe me? This is the second autumn in a row that I am anticipating the arrival of more than one sweet little one.…

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Guatemala: Consider Co-Sponsoring a Child

By Autumn Jones, GRACES Director of Communications When I first heard about GRACES’ Sponsorship Program, I thought it was far beyond my reach as a single 20-something living on a…

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A Conversation About Stewardship

By Susan Shinn Turner If you’ve ever heard Pastor Rhodes Woolly speak about stewardship, he often tells this story. In the early days of his marriage to Krista, Rhodes was…

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Calling a New Pastor

The Call Committee began interviewing associate pastor candidates in late September. Formal interviews follow an extensive process of developing the congregation’s Ministry Site Profile and six hours of Call Committee…

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“This might be our next ’new’ tradition!”

By Pastor Rhodes Woolly Advent and Christmas are filled with traditions, and this one just might be your next “new” one! Join us for a congregation-wide Advent wreath making event,…

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That quarter was for Sunday School

I learned how to give from my parents. From an early age, I was introduced to a Sunday morning — sometimes Saturday evening — ritual of watching dad write a check…

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