Rode Molla

In September of 2014 I was introduced to Rode Molla, who was an Ethiopian student at Western Theological Seminary (WTS). Rode had completed her M.A. in Children, Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. She had…

Health Ministry: Mind-Full-Ness

In our hurry-scurry, harem-scarem, topsy-turvey world, is there room for “mindfulness”? Good question! But I heard someone say recently, “I need a good time and place to catch up with myself!” Probably all of us need to admit that. And…

Health Ministry

My 5 year old granddaughter Sydnee gave me the best health care advice when she said, “You know grandma, if you got hot pee, you need to take medicine.” That set me to thinking Urinary Tract Infections and medicine. It’s…

Hope Church News, April 2016

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Build Hope: April 30 Dinner and Auction Caring for Creation Update Announcing Beth Carroll Our New Pastoral Resident For Youth and Young Adult Ministry The Refugee Crisis—What Can We…

How Is Your Sabbath?

BRINGING YOUR LIFE BACK TO BALANCE Sabbath is drawing away one day a week from anything related to productivity- from work, roles, from labor. The Hebrew meaning of the word Sabbath (Shabbat) is “cessation of work” or “ rest”. One…

Healing Prayer Service: Feb. 28

Sunday, February 28 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary There will be a healing prayer service as part of our 11:00 AM Worship Service on Sunday, February 28. The liturgy at the 11am service will focus on the need for healing…

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Ears Matter!

Why would the Health Ministry focus on “hearing and hearing loss” for five Sunday Christian Education sessions? And engage a variety of people to deal with this concern? What’s behind a series entitled, “Those Who Have Ears to Hear– Well!”…

Adult Education: February-March

Sundays, 9:40–10:40 a.m. in Commons I February 14 – March 13: Those Who Have Ears to Hear – Well! February 14: There Is Hope and Help – Dr. Peter Hoekman, ENT will speak from a medical perspective. February 21: The Wonders…