Category Archives: Trinity Lutheran

Peace Camp Transforms

The third annual Learning Peace: A Camp for Kids will take place in Nampa this July 22-25 at the Hispanic Cultural Center. This is a free camp for youth ages 6-13 with a special program for older teens this year, … Continue reading

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Stories in Scripture

July 2019 Newsletter Column Dear Friends in Christ, After a later Easter, an Easter Season full of John’s Gospel, and then the festival Sundays of Pentecost and Holy Trinity (more John), we get to spend the summer in the Gospel … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Pastor’s column for June 2019 Trinity Epistle Dear Friends in Christ, June kicks off with Graduate-Recognition Sunday on the 2nd and it will end with the baptisms of the three Radke children on June 30. And in the middle we … Continue reading

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Living Lutheran at Micron

The congregation I serve, Trinity Lutheran Church, spent May lifting up ministry in daily life. Preparations for that emphasis led to an invitation to Micron Technologies, an important business/institution here in The Treasure Valley.  I met them at Building 37 … Continue reading

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Storytelling – Congregational Renewal

Our sabbatical task force at Trinity did something wonderful, in my opinion. We sketched out congregational renewal activities which will mirror what I am doing on sabbatical. In this blog post I am also listing our guest preachers, who will, … Continue reading

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Ministry in Daily Life

Pastor’s Column for May, 2019 Epistle Dear Friends in Christ, In May, we are lifting up ministry in daily life. In truth, this is what we do all year long. There are many quotes out there on the internet falsely … Continue reading

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Storytelling-My Renewal-Preview

“What makes your heart sing?” That’s the question everyone is asked when they apply for a Lilly Grant to fund his or her sabbatical. For me the answer was stories–novels, a story by a parishioner or friend or family member, … Continue reading

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