This is an entry from Pastor Melissa’s blog written before her son Christopher was found on May 4th, 2017 in the Mississippi River. I share it with all of you because Melissa’s faithfulness and ability to proclaim hope in Christ shines through her writing. Throughout all of her heart-break over Chris’s death Melissa keeps reaching […]

Our Children Suffer Too

By Brian Henning, Children’s Ministry Coordinator  I can remember walking out of Good Friday worship one year as a young child utterly distressed about what I just heard. I can remember thinking to myself, “Who would do such a terrible thing to such a good person?” I had so many emotions that all I could […]

An open letter to the Muslim American community

From Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton Dear Muslim Sisters and Brothers, Grace and peace to you. I am writing on behalf of many Christians in this country who wish to share a word of solidarity, love and hope with you in these difficult days. In this […]