500 Years of Reformation

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October 31, 1517, is the day credited for the posting of the Ninety-five Theses by Martin Luther and the start of the Protestant Reformation. On September 6 we will hold weekly discussions for adults of Luther’s Small Catechism. It will be offered three times on each Wednesday. On September 17 we will plant 500 trees […]

Sunday School Kick-Off

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A special Sunday School Kick-Off Party is being planned for Saturday, September 23rd, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This will be the first of three parties planned throughout the school year.

Faith Matters

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Our Faith Matters Confirmation program begins on September 6th. Our theme this year is “Faith in a Living Christ.” For those entering the program, a Blessing of the Confirmands will take place on Sunday, September 10th, during the 9:00 am worship service, with acolyte instruction at 10:30 am.

Confirmation Kick-Off Event

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Our Kick-Off Event will occur on September 13th. We will be going to a Rachel Kurtz concert at Messiah Lutheran Church in Mt. Iron. Rachel is a wonderful singer who has been on the main stage at the past national youth gatherings. We will be joined by the confirmation classes of the surrounding Lutheran congregations.

Senior High Plunge

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A Senior High Plunge is being scheduled for October 14-15  at Augsburg College. Registration will be covered by the Laurentian Youth Leadership Program, with participants covering a few meals.

Cardia Deo

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A Synod Senior High Retreat is scheduled for March 2-4, 2018 at Big Sandy Camp in McGregor

Men in Boats

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Attention men! Join us on September 22-24, 2017, for a weekend event full of “Fellowship, Faith, Friends and Fishing” on one of Minnesota’s premier walleye lakes. There will be social time, worship services, campfire music, fellowship and FISHNG! The weekend begins with registration from 5:00pm 0 7:00pm Friday evening and concludes after worship on Sunday […]

Women’s Retreat

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Women in the Wilderness retreat will be held on October 20-22, 2017 at Camp Vermilion. Be sure to sign up soon!

Lutherans in the Park

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Wednesday, June 14-August 16, 6:30 pm at the Olcott Park, near the greenhouse. Come early or stay late but bring lawn chairs or picnic blanket and enjoy a cross-generational interactive worship experience. Compassion: Learning to Love Like God. Sponsored by four ELCA congregations.

Chapel Services

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Gethsemane will be offering Thursday worship services in the Chapel during the summer with the first service on Thursday, May 25, 2017.