Marie Johnson

Hazen, ND

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“Main Street Living” Media Ministry – November Update

Hopefully, the expansion to the western half of North Dakota went smoothly in your viewing area! You should be now receiving the broadcasts at 10:00 AM Central (9:00 Mountain) on KBMY Xtra Channel 17.3 Bismarck/Dickinson and KMCY Xtra Channel 14.3 Minot/Williston, WDAY Xtra Channel 6.3 Fargo-Moorhead and WDAZ Xtra Channel 8.3 Grand Forks. (Note: Some …

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District Pew Message and Financials – October 2018

Greetings and blessings to you in our risen Lord Jesus! Missions are found in the heart of God.  Mission begins with the beating of God’s heart, because it is who God is.  God’s  desire is for “all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth” (1 Tim. 2:4).  In His …

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Inactive Ministry -It’s a Matter of Perspective

I have, in my years of ministry and in business, that we humans are often very focused on the “how” and for some reason fail to recognize the importance of the “why.” Why we are doing something oftentimes has as much or more impact on the thing we found are do­ing as the steps taken …

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“Main Street Living” Media Ministry – October Update

WOW! There’s a lot happening in October! First, beginning Sunday, October 7th, MSLN is expanding to the western half of North Dakota through broadcasts on KBMY WDAY-Xtra Channel 17.3 Bismarck/Dickinson and KMCY WDAY-Xtra Channel 14.3 Minot/Williston at 10:00 AM Central (9:00 Mountain). Plans are being made to begin recording pastors from our western congregations this …

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Lutherans for Life Essay Contest

Dear ND Lutheran Pastor, DCE, Principal, Teacher, Administrator: On behalf of the Board of Directors for North Dakota Lutherans for Life, we invite your Lutheran School or Church to participate in an Essay Contest in support of life. The theme for this year’s essay contest is “Did God Really Say?…” and “Lord, to whom shall we …

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Guthmiller 2018 Recipient of LCEF North Dakota District Scholarship

“What I admire about the mission of LCEF is that it gives churches and individuals the support it needs in order to go out in the world fearless and make disciples just as God intended us to do, “wrote Allison Guthmiller, Bethel Lutheran Church, Bismarck, North Dakota. “The financial aspect of keeping a ministry running …

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Planning a Weekend Trip?

Are you going to be away from your home congregation for one reason or another? Click here to find an LCMS church near your destination or along your route.   (The church locator can also be found at lcms.org)

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“Main Street Living” North – September 2018 Update

Beginning Sunday, October 7th, we will be premiering the re-mastered re-runs of the well-known “This Is The Life” series of programs from Lutheran Hour Ministries!  These will take the place of the current “Kid’s Corner” half-hour programs which we have been showing following the MSL worship services. Also, beginning October 7th, we are pleased to …

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Pastors Leading Churches with Schools

A congregation with a school is truly a blessed place. With generations of students formed for faith and life in the world as servants of God, these congre¬gations are inextricably linked to their school ministry. However, as those generations have passed, there are increasing pressures placed upon congregations with schools. It costs more today to …

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Churches in Chile prove insightful

Tami Ulland, North Dakota District Business Manager for the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, recently spent time in Chile visiting partner churches. It was a chance to visit with local ministries and see how they’re developing, what problems they may have and how to fix them, as well as address funding issues. But for Ulland it was …

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Regional Youth Partnerships

“not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near (Heb. 10:25). A recent article in Reporter highlighted the importance of relationships when working with youth. Western Kansas churches have been providing opportuni­ties for collaborative youth events, with the …

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“MAIN STREET LIVING” TV MINISTRY – JULY UPDATE

This month we introduce Carole Borchers, our MSLN Secretary. Carole and her husband (Glenn), are retired and have lived in Moorhead the past 18 years. Carole states: “God has blessed us with a wonderful family of 3 children spread out through the US, all 3 in varying educational jobs. God has blessed me with many …

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