Mission & Stewardship

Strangers in Kenya

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If you can’t bleat ’em, join ’em It’s been an eternity since I’ve blogged, so if you’re one of the three people who actually check our blog regularly, I apologize to you (and to my mom and my obsessed ex-girlfriend from 2nd grade). The irony is, I still haven’t written anything new. I spoke at […]


Introducing Pastor Tina Melusky!

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The membership of Grace has been sent a copy of this letter in the mail, but in case you haven’t received it, we reprint it here: Greetings to the People of Grace Lutheran Church My name is Tina Melusky, and over the last few months I have been working with your Call Committee on exploring […]

Council News & Administratives

Council News

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At the June 13, 2013 meeting, the Church Council accepted the Pastor’s written report, committee reports, and the active member profile report. The Stewardship committee met after the May council meeting, and is waiting for the new pastor to go forward. Preparations for introducing Pastor Tina on July 13 and 14, 2013 have been made. […]


Pastor Bill’s Retirement

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Whatever will Pastor Bill do now that he doesn’t have Grace Lutheran to run around in? The Beacon asked him to elaborate on his plans. The first question we asked was, “Is this another fake retirement or are you really retiring now?” To which he answered, “I will continue my work with World Blindness Outreach, […]

Pastor's Notes

From the Pastor’s Desk

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I write this as my last newsletter article as your Intentional Interim Pastor. I will complete my time with you on Sunday, July 7, a week before your vote to extend a Call to Pastor Tina. Judging the enthusiasm expressed by both the Call Committee members and the Church Council Members, I have no doubt […]