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Latest news from the North Dakota District LCMS.

Lutherans for Life 2021 North Dakota Essay Contest

On behalf of the Board of Directors for North Dakota Lutherans for Life, we invite your Lutheran School or Church or Home School to participate in an Essay Contest in support of life. The theme for this year’s essay contest is God Chose You from John 15:15: “You did not choose me, but I chose …

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Two Higher Things Youth Retreats!

Both retreats will be held March 26-27 at St. Paul’s Lutheran, Minot, and Immanuel Lutheran, Wahpeton. Is church just a building? Is it where people come to pray? What is the purpose of the church and why should we even go? Do we go to church to give God our best, or do we go …

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North Dakota District Lutheran Youth Fellowship Spring Retreat

March 5-6, 2021 at Chieftain Conference Center, Carrington, ND PROMISES DELIVERED – Teen Training For grades 8 & up & adults! Registration begins at 7 PM. Activities begin at 7:30 PM. Get there when you can! The Retreat concludes at about 4 PM Saturday. Bible study leader is Pastor Adam Harvala, ND District LYF pastoral …

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Hope in Troubling times – Project 24

During the troubling times last year, it was easy for the Project 24 students and extended family members to become discouraged and less hopeful. It was therefore so important that they were able to receive the promise of God’s Word in addition to the food and provisions that were delivered each month. Many of the …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – February 2021

THE CHRISTIAN SEASON OF LENT begins this month – and with it comes a special time for Christians to prepare for the two most important days of the Church year, as we consider our fallen sinful condition and need for a Savior! May God’s Holy Spirit open the doors of our hearts ever wider that …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – January 2021

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end;they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 We are often asked what “New Year’s resolutions” we are making. While this may be helpful for some people, as Christians, we realize that each new day brings “new mercies” from the Lord, …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry

DECEMBER UPDATE “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name of Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21. Herein lies our hope and the hope of the nations! Hope is something that seems to be in very short supply from the world these …

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*Cancelled* District Convention 2021

CANCELLED!      President Bertsch has cancelled the District Convention that was scheduled for January 24-27, 2021, in Fargo.  An explanation is in the letter posted below.Blessings and stay safe and healthy.

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Main Street Living Media Ministry

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior.” …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – October 2020

WHAT IS THE ANSWER?! Night after night, there are riots in the streets of America. As I write this article, looting and burning in at least one of our cities for over 100 consecutive nights. WHAT IS THE ANSWER?! Americans are blaming and hating other Americans! WHAT IS THE ANSWER?! While there are differing views …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – September 2020 Update

WHAT AN IMPORTANT THING it is that we may sometimes take for granted! I am referring to the study, and prayer, and effort, and time that our pastors put in week after week (and several times a week during certain times of the church year) to craft a sermon message for us! As I prepare …

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Main Street Living Media Ministry – August 2020

JUST WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN? And, how does being one really differ from the other religions and moral codes of the world? This is the question that Mr. Brownly is struggling with – and which was keeping him from openly sharing his faith with others. My guess is that many within our churches will be …

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