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Making Christ Known May/June 2015

This issue, focusing on Worship, is the third in a series on the seven Faith Practices. The worship of God is both personal and corporate. As we grow in our experience of worshiping God together with the community of faith, our desire strengthens to follow Christ in daily life. As we gather to worship, we hear the Word and receive the Sacrament, respond by singing, praying and giving our offering and are sent by the Spirit to serve God and our neighbor in the world.

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Worship Matters

The Rev. H. Jeffrey A. Clements (from the May-June 2015 issue of Making Christ Known) My son was new to his position as associate director of Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp. He and his dog had moved to Montana that summer with what he could stuff into his small car. My daughter-in-law was still working in …

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Something Old, Something New

The Rev. Twila Schock (from the May-June 2015 issue of Making Christ Known) “Wow!  I love worshiping here.  I was afraid, hearing you were Lutheran, you would make us bow, cross ourselves, and say things at church that we didn’t feel.  Instead, we sing, we read the Bible, and we pray.” * * * “Thank …

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Worship Is the Heart of All We Do

Given competition, is it ‘hub of our week, space of our regrouping’? The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, ELCA Presiding Bishop (from the May-June 2015 issue of Making Christ Known) There is a Seattle-based caffeinated beverage company that goes to great lengths to provide excellent customer service. Its campaign is to make itself everyone’s “Third Place.” “First …

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March/April 2015

The March/April 2015 Making Christ Known is now available online. Please share it with your congregation members, leaders, staff, and visitors. This is the 2nd issue in a series on the seven Faith Practices. This issue focuses on Giving/Generosity. Giving is a mark of discipleship and a part of daily life. Giving is not always easy. Our human need for …

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January/February 2015

The January/February 2015 Making Christ Known is now available online. Please share it with your congregation members, leaders, staff, and visitors. This is the 1st issue in a series on the seven Faith Practices. This issue focuses on Prayer . Prayer is both listening and speaking. Through prayer God’s will is discerned and greater clarity is gained for our journey. Prayer can …

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