Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 31

From the Pastor’s Desk: 1 in 30,000

“Service is the rent you pay for being.” These words were spoken to 30,000 Lutheran youth on the Saturday night of the National Youth Gathering, by Marian Wright Edelman, the founder of the Children’s Defense Fund and one of the earliest organizers of the Poor People’s Campaign alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. We looked at …

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Jul 30

Let’s Be Real

This morning I had breakfast with some colleagues from the Red Lion ministerium.  We had set up this meeting because we had business we needed to discuss, but as we sat there, we realized that that conversation simply wasn’t going to happen.  It wasn’t going to happen because one of our colleagues has had a …

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Jul 21

We’re Back!!

After a fantastic week in Detroit–we are back safe and sound.  In the coming weeks, you will be hearing from our group about what we experienced at the gathering, but until then here are a few pictures from our trip! Read more […]