Gospel Meditation for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

Today’s Gospel occurs in the middle of Jesus’ ministry. At first, Jesus’ words seem to be about the value of self-sacrifice in a leader. “I am the Good Shepherd. I will lay down my life for the sheep.” The Apostles likely would have accepted these words easily enough. But then comes something more strange. “I…

Strategic Plan Implementation Update April 2018

Our Strategic Plan was rolled out in September 2017 and we are hard at work implementing some of the ideas that were shared during the parish listening sessions. The implementation team members have been working with the commissions and the department heads to understand and prioritize the ideas specific to their initiative. The goal is…

Gospel Meditation for the Second Sunday of Easter

Should we be a little easier on Thomas? The last few days have been a whirlwind. On Thursday, a Passover celebration went horribly awry as Jesus was betrayed and taken into custody for unstated crimes. Less than 24 hours later, the simple arrest has turned into a death sentence to be carried out that very…

2018 Lenten Friday Fish Dinners

The Lenten Friday Fish Dinners are served from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Faith Community Center February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, and 23.  The menu consists of generous servings of baked and deep fried fish, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, dinner rolls and apple crisp. Beverages include coffee, milk…

Strategic Plan Initiatives Update January 2018

We are listening and responding to the input of our parishioners and want to keep you informed of the parish’s implementation progress. The banners that will hang in the church or hallways will be reminders of the eight key initiatives that will guide us in the years to come. Some highlights of improvements/additions include: Benches…

Join Us for the Vikings Championship Game Party!

All are welcome to join us for the Vikings Championship Game Party, Sunday, January 21, at 5:00 p.m. in the Faith Community Center on the big screen!  It’s a FREE Potluck Event and Food Drive. Come cheer on the Vikings! Bring food to share and your own beverages to drink. Help the local food shelves:  bring a non-perishable…