Marie Johnson

Hazen, ND

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Zion Claire City Celebrated 125 years!

Zion Lutheran Church rural Claire City, SD celebrated their 125th anniversary on June 16, 2019, at 11:00 AM. North Dakota District president Arie Bertsch was the guest preacher.

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A Response to Seth Millstein’s “How to argue Pro Choice: 11 Arguments Against Abortion Access, Debunked

by Rev. Matthew Tooman District Life Coordinator LCMS North Dakota District May 23, 2019 In an article titled “How to Argue Pro-Choice:  11 Arguments Against Abortion Access, Debunked,” Seth Millstein attempts to defend the practice of abortion and the value that many people place on the abortion industry as a tool for empowering women and …

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You can help a hurting child succeed in school

Help Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch outfit classrooms so they can enroll ten additional middle school students in their on-campus school, Dakota Memorial School. “I don’t even want to think about what would have happened if I wouldn’t have come to the Ranch. I would probably be dead.” Adam, 2019 Graduate of Dakota Memorial School …

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What’s New in Witness & Outreach?

When it comes to Witness & Outreach, there is nothing new under the sun. (Actually, ac­cording to Eccl. 1:9, that’s true of every­thing!) But there are trends in the current work of sharing the Gospel that we should pay attention to. A recent report from Barna Research, “Reviving Evangelism,” highlights the importance of sharing the …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – June Update

Summer has finally arrived – and with it often comes increased traveling causing us to be out of town on Sundays and/or at other times when our congregation’s worship services are normally held. With this in mind, please remember our LCMS “Main Street Living” media  ministry broadcast each Sunday morning – and also available every …

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Call Day 2019 Calls and Placements

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A BLESSING COMING OUT OF THE KILLING OF CHILDREN! A TIME TO CELEBRATE!

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Outreach through Lutheran Braille Workers

Do you know anybody in your church or community who is elderly or sight-impaired? An aging population is an issue facing almost every church and town in the United States. Church leaders face increasing challenges regarding how to share the Gospel with individuals who may be visually impaired. Helping Christians with Vision Impairment Many churches …

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People Matter Community Carnival

The Third Annual People Matter Community Carnival is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 11, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm on the grounds of Wachter Middle School in Bismarck.  Here is a little history.  People Matter began through a simple conversation between Pastor Les Wolfgram, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, and Wachter Middle …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – May Update

Mass shootings, floods, and other natural disasters, a decaying moral culture – these are evidences of the fallen creation “groaning in travel” all around us! And yet, those whose trust is in Jesus live with a “peace that passes all understanding” and a sure hope in the sure promise of the resurrection! This is the …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry Month – May 2019

Brothers and sisters in Christ, First let me thank all of you for your support and sharing of the Main Street Living Program for those who cannot make church services and also as an outreach to our neighbors.  Something that may be helpful in keeping Main Street Living on the minds and in the prayers …

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Work Day at Orphan Grain Train, Jamestown

There will be a spring work event at the Orphan Grain Train warehouse in Jamestown on April 25, 26, and 27, 2019. Come and lend a hand! Contact Kirk Rosin, Branch Manager, for more information. Use the form below.

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