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Affordable Housing – Through the Pandemic

Originally published on tvprays.org. “The home is the center of life. It is a refuge from the grind of work, the pressure of school, and the menace of the streets. We say that at home, we can ‘be ourselves.’ Everywhere … Continue reading

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Sept. 20, 2020

Prayer of the Day God of abundance, you have poured out a large measure of earthly blessings: our table is richly furnished, our cup overflows, and we live in safety and security. Teach us to set our hearts on you … Continue reading

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Sept. 13, 2020

Prayer of the Day O Lord God, merciful judge, you are the inexhaustible fountain of forgiveness. Replace our hearts of stone with hearts that love and adore you, that we may delight in doing your will, through Jesus Christ, our … Continue reading

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Not Expendable

Originally published on tvprays.org “They make us sound so expendable,” was a comment made a few months ago by several people in my congregation and in my family/friend circle. What did they mean? These elderly people were repeating the sentiment … Continue reading

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Aug. 30, 2020 (Healing Service)

Prayer of the Day Our Lord Jesus healed many as a sign of the reign of God come near and sent the disciples to continue this work of healing–with prayer, the laying on of hands, and anointing. In the name … Continue reading

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Service of Lament

August 26, Service of Lament Trinity Lutheran Church Facebook Live worship Sundays at 10 am Find a recording of this service on our YouTube channel More information at http://www.nampatrinity.org Prelude: Singing Bowl Opening: Lamentations 3:1-24 3I am one who has … Continue reading

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What Is Ours To Do

Column for Trinity’s September Epistle/Newsletter Dear Friends in Christ, I suppose there is some danger in comparing our times to eras in sacred scripture because no metaphor or comparison is perfect. Still, knowing that people of faith have together gone … Continue reading

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Aug. 23, 2020

Prayer of the Day God of all peoples, your arms reach out to embrace all those who call upon you. Teach us as disciples of your Son to love the world with compassion and constancy, that your name may be … Continue reading

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Dreamers and Something New

Originally posted on tvprays.org August 11, 2020. Good metaphors, poetry, and art are things I find myself reaching for these days. In addition to taking time to lament and grieve, I am seeking hope. But I do not want the … Continue reading

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Aug. 9, 2020

Prayer of the Day O God our defender, storms rage around and within us and cause us to be afraid. Rescue your people from despair, deliver your sons and daughters from fear, and preserve us in the faith of your … Continue reading

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