“A man and a woman were walking along a crowded sidewalk in New York City. Suddenly, the woman, who was a zoologist, said, ‘Listen to the lovely sound of that cricket,’ … Continue reading What We Listen For
Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, our Savior, who calls us into deep waters. Amen. Our Gospel story from the book of Luke is the … Continue reading Going Deep
On September 28, Pastor Cindy completed her work as a visitation pastor at Trinity. In addition to her part-time work at Trinity, she has also worked for two years for … Continue reading Thank You and Godspeed Pastor Cindy!
As I write this, we have daffodils blooming in our garden and the crocus plants are popping up out of the ground in front of our home. It’s a sign of … Continue reading Signs
Dear friends, I hope you are well and healthy! During this strange time in our life together as a community, I wanted to give you an important update on the … Continue reading An Important Update on the State of the Church
A number of years ago, I was in New Orleans for a continuing education conference. I was in the hotel lobby, deep in conversation with a colleague after the evening … Continue reading A Turn in the Story
At our sophomore day away about a month ago, we spent time talking about our faith questions. We had great questions from our 10th graders! But we couldn’t get to … Continue reading 10th Grade Faith Questions Part IV
“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!
Hi, I’m Nicole Weber. Over the summer I went to the youth gathering in Houston. We focused on a general theme each day. And then, at night in NRG stadium, … Continue reading God’s Call Changes Everything
The resurrection changes everything Everything. The resurrection of Jesus Christ has been called the single-most significant event in human history. It has been called the event that changed our relationship … Continue reading This Changes Everything
Note: This blog post was first published in the “Pastor’s Perspective” column in the Owatonna People’s Press, August 18, 2018 Perhaps this is true for you too: Today, if I … Continue reading Gathering Together…At the Fair
You’ve heard his words. His speech is embedded into our national culture. On August 28, 1963, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke to a quarter million people, gathered … Continue reading Plumb Line