Pentecost Sunday 06.10.18 (Last) summer I attended a family reunion in New Hampshire. Among those in attendance where a whole troop of children 6 to 9 years old. They are all cousins, and don’t have many opportunities to be together over a long weekend. When they weren’t playing games in the lake’s shallow water, they
Children’s sermon (flame) (Have) you ever tried to explain something to a friend, or stranger, and the more you talked, the worse the example’s image became? Trying to do that is about as bad as playing charades with words! It’s like….this. Or it’s like that but it isn’t this or that. It’s different. Well, I
Children’s sermon (gift) (It sounds) like the title of a high school valedictorian’s graduation speech. Choose life. Well, duh. That makes sense at the end of high school. But this isn’t high school. Choose life. I guess that you could very easily sit back on your laurels, and say “I’ve chosen life” but what you
An Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Congregation
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