Marie Johnson

Hazen, ND

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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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Engaging a Changing Community

My entire 30 years as a parish pastor have been spent serving LCMS congregations in rural and small-town communities. That’s remarkable when you consider the fact that I grew up in Houston — the fourth largest city in the country. I’ve truly been “converted” to the small-town way of life, serving the hard-working people whom …

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Ysleta Mission Trip to Mexico

From February 26th through March 2nd, a group of 11 members from Our Savior Lutheran Church in Minot, traveled to Juarez, Mexico for a mission trip. Together with Ysleta Lutheran Mission out of El Paso, TX, they built two 12X24 foot homes for local families in great need! Everything was funded by Mission Team fundraisers …

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“Main Street Living” Media Ministry – April 2019 Update

“Faith comes from hearing the message – and the message is heard through the word of Christ.” (Romans 10:17).  We are so privileged to be used of God to communicate the message of Christ crucified and risen – through our television and internet ministry! Please consider sharing information about MSL with at least one new …

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Minneapolis, Here We Come!

The LCMS 2019 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference will be held Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington-Minneapolis South. Registration opened March 15th! The blessings and challenges facing rural and small-town con­gregations today will be addressed. Congregations will be encouraged to cul­tivate ways to become healthy churches, eager to …

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National Youth Gathering Information

Held every three years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a community of God’s people to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity.  The next Gathering will be held on July 11-15, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. During the five …

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