Faith

Here’s A Thought for June 15

Why the mustard seed? “Jesus said: ‘What shall we say the kingdom of God is like? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grow and becomes the largest of all garden plants, which such big branches that the birds can perch in its ...

Here’s A Thought for June 98

What is the unforgivable sin? Jesus stated: “Amen.Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, but whoever blasphemes against (rejects) the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.” During my hospital and nursing ...

Faith Briefs for June 8

Quilt auction is June 25 at Shetek The 32nd annual Quilt Auction is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Shetek Lutheran Ministries Activity Center. SLM is located 8 miles north of Slayton on Highway 19, then 2 miles east on Valhalla Road. The quilt preview is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June ...

Here’s A Thought for June 1

Jesus prayed saying: “Sanctify them in the truth; your Word is truth. As you have sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, so that they also may be sanctified in truth.” (John 17:17-19) Ask anyone today, “What is truth?” and ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

First Lutheran Church invites children to Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued by Jesus A summer kids’ event called Shipwrecked VBS will be offered from June 5 through June 8 at First Lutheran Church. At Shipwrecked, kids discover that Jesus rescues them! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

GriefShare Program starts June 6 Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in a GriefShare program at Holy Redeemer Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics associated ...

Here’s A Thought for May 25

Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under its wings. Day and night they never stop saying: “‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty,’ who was, and is, and is to come.” (Revelations 4:8) The bells of Christmas, the bells of ...

Here’s A Thought for May 18

“When the day of Pentecost came, all the believers were gathered together in one place. Suddenly there was a noise from the sky which sounded like a strong wind blowing, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then they saw what looked like tongues of fire which spread out and ...

Ghent church to have youth conference at Marshall Middle School

GHENT — Youth with vision can produce much good works. The youth group, Generación Luz (New Light Generation) from Ministerio Reyo de Luz in Ghent will be hosting a youth conference at the Marshall Middle School Saturday. The youth group musicians will be leading the worship three ...

Faith Briefs for May 11

Catholic Daughters to meet Monday The Catholic Daughters of America will meet Monday at Hill Street Place. After the 5:30 p.m. Memorial Mass at Holy Redeemer Church, the Catholic Daughters will gather at Hill Street for a light lunch, meeting and have the election of officers. Emmaus women ...

Christ Lutheran to offer free music lessons to community

MARSHALL — Christ Lutheran Church of Marshall will be celebrating six years of offering free summer music lessons to the community. Beginning Wednesday, June 6, Martin Luther College third year music major Raquel Freese will be providing various music lessons to community members at no ...

Here’s A Thought for May 4

Jesus said: “As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Now remain in My love, if you keep My commands, you will remain in My love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in His love.” John 15:9, 10) Living in God’s love Do you remember singing in the ‘60s this ...

Here’s A Thought for April 27

Jesus declares: “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit;… If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. 8 This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing ...

Praying for unity

MARSHALL — A committee from several churches in Marshall has been busy planning a National Day of Prayer (NDP) observance for May 6, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is to be at Marshall Evangelical Free Church out by the airport on Lyon County Road 7. “We’re inviting everyone, including ...

Here’s A Thought for April 20

Christians continue to their Eastertide observance by celebrating Christ the Good Shepherd Sunday. As we consider the Lord Jesus Christ as our Shepherd, many comforting images come to mind. We can all think of the picture of Jesus holding a sheep close to his chest, smiling and taking care of ...

Faith Briefs for April 20

AGAPE to perform Wednesday at First Lutheran The public is invited to a concert at First Lutheran (100 Church St., Marshall) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. AGAPE is a hip hop artist who combines dancing, rap and storytelling. He has been touring full time for over 10 years performing for hundreds of ...

Faith in Action for April 20

Living Word Lutheran Church recipient of three Eagle Scout projects Have you ever helped with an Eagle Scout project? Well if you haven’t it is definitely something you should do sometime. The Boy Scouts of America have been around since 1910. Living Word Lutheran Church has been blessed ...

Here’s A Thought for April 13

“Jesus said to them, ‘This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms’ Then Jesus opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. He told them, ‘This is what is ...

Faith Briefs for April 12

Finance class offered at Good Shepherd Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is offering a finance course to community members as well as its own members. The Financial Peace University program, developed and led by famed financial adviser Dave Ramsey, will feature nine video sessions, self-directed ...

Here’s A Thought for April 7

Like Thomas we say: “Show me!” “Then Jesus said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!”9 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; ...