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    • Witnesses to the transcendent June 5, 2020
      An amazing thing happened in March. Churches were closed but more people came to church. Millions of us were complying with shelter-in-place and physical distancing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local officials to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In a matter of days our lives were […]
      John Potter
    • Testigos de lo trascendente June 5, 2020
      Algo  increíble sucedió en marzo. Las iglesias estaban cerradas, pero más gente acudió a la iglesia. Millones de nosotros estábamos cumpliendo con las recomendaciones de permanecer refugiados en nuestro lugar y de guardar distanciamiento físico dadas por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés), y los […]
      John Potter
    • Prayer ventures: June 5 June 5, 2020
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Friday, June 5 Pray for […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Prayer ventures: June 4 June 4, 2020
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Thursday, June 4 Remember in […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Prayer ventures: June 3 June 3, 2020
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Wednesday, June 3 Give thanks […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Holy trinity, holy mystery June 3, 2020
      The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. This is our trinitarian greeting that comes from Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth. We hear it every Sunday, and it’s part of the lectionary readings for Holy Trinity Sunday, June 7. […]
      Jim Jones
    • Prayer ventures: June 2 June 2, 2020
      Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church. Tuesday, June 2 Remember and […]
      Andrea Kulik
    • Walking Onward with Christ June 2, 2020
      At times, the Pixar movie Onward plays like an animated adaptation of a lost story by J.R.R. Tolkien or C.S. Lewis. It follows elf brothers Ian (voiced by Tom Holland) and Barley Lightfoot (Chris Pratt) on a quest to retrieve a gem and complete the magic spell that will allow them to spend 24 hours with their […]
      John Potter
    • Love across the generations June 2, 2020
      Focal Verse And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds (Hebrews 10:24). Reflection The church bells rang, signaling the beginning of worship. Members processed into the sanctuary after we sang the opening hymn outdoors. Ahead of me my then 3-year-old daughter walked hand in hand with an octogenarian. For […]
      Erin Strybis
    • Empty shelves and questions June 1, 2020
      First, a confession: As a woman of privilege, I’ve rarely wanted for daily bread. But last March, while I stared at barren grocery shelves, panic rose. I worried how I would keep my family safe and fed—a question I’d revisit regularly in the weeks our nation fought the spread of COVID-19.  “Selfish hoarders bought all […]
      Erin Strybis