Tag Archives: Women of the ELCA

“All Anew” is a way of life, not an event

The day before Leymah Gbowee addressed 3,300 participants attending the Tenth Triennial Gathering, July 14, she took time for a conversation over a cup of green tea. Gbowee, a Lutheran from Monrovia, Liberia, led the interfaith movement of prayerful and persistent women … Continue reading

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Come, Lord Jesus

Come, Lord Jesus: Devotions, Prayer Journal and Prayerful Coloring for Advent and Christmas is a booklet I created for and with Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan (LSS).  It includes seven devotions linked to the Sunday before Advent, the four Sundays of Advent, … Continue reading

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Service dish-washing

Recently, Paul and I took the opportunity to be kitchen crew for two nights at Camp Matz, Watertown, Wis., a ministry of Bethesda Lutheran Communities. It was a week without the usual cadre of kitchen volunteers, so a call went … Continue reading

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Living Hope

“Living Hope: Funeral Hymns and Scripture,” a Women of the ELCA program I wrote and compiled, is now online and ready to download. In addition to group activities, individuals will find inspiration in the personal reflections (see pp. 6, 18-23) and … Continue reading

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