A young couple left Haiti, seeking a better life. The storms, the earthquakes and the political instability left them feeling unsafe. They were expecting their first child, and they wanted … Continue reading When the Call Comes
The people were angry. They were. The Jewish people had been robbed of their land, and their dignity. They were subjects to the Romans, their rights had been taken away and the Roman … Continue reading Something Different
If you drive along Minnesota’s north shore, 30-40 minutes up highway 61 past Duluth, you will come to the lovely little town of Two Harbors. When you get to Two Harbors, … Continue reading Them and Us
I just have to pause and reflect on this past weekend at Trinity. It was crazy-fun. There was so much stuff happening here that it was hard to keep straight … Continue reading A Weekend in Fellowship Hall
At their confirmation retreat a couple of weeks ago, our 10th graders had the opportunity to ask faith questions about things they were still wondering about. We discussed as many … Continue reading 10th Grade Faith Questions Part III
“Who says, you can’t go home?” – Jon Bon Jovi At our congregational meeting on Sunday, the members of Trinity chose to call Deacon Kris Oppegard as the new member … Continue reading Trinity Welcomes (Back) Deacon Kris Oppegard!
This week I am at the annual continuing education conference for senior pastors of large ELCA congregations. Yesterday at one of our sessions, there was a panel discussion of all … Continue reading Trinity Gets Lifted Up
Today I had the opportunity to be a part of my first staff meeting with the Trinity staff. We had, I think, a good meeting. There was good conversation, there … Continue reading Staff Meeting