This is fun. This Photobomb was courtesy of two of our youth. Her mom is setting up for Jr Bells, a child and youth music ministry of our church. It looks like they are practicing Christmas hymns.
“Eradicating racism will happen only as we take action to produce conditions that will allow for the fullness of life for those who have suffered its destructive impact, as we work to reorient institutions that perpetuate racist practices, and as we dismantle systems that coalesce to produce racial injustice.”
Our congregation recently celebrated 125 years. This is an award winning history that was written for our first 100 years published in eBook format.
Youth mission trips are a vital part of our youth ministry, and it is something we invest in. This summer, our youth explored mission in rural church settings. This included service work in Grand Marais, Hackensack and International Falls.
Past mission trips included Heifer International, and urban immersion missions. Youth learn first and foremost that “It’s not about me.”
Here are a couple of things you should know about us:
We love you. We strive to show our love to God by loving you.
We believe that you are created in God’s image.
We believe that we are called to follow Christ: in loving, in accepting, in teaching, in forgiving, in serving, in sacrifice.
We believe that your story, added to ours, will make us more whole.
Our core values are:
hope, faith, love, equality,
compassion, justice, and meaning.
We have had these values for over 125 years.
We are a welcoming community that follows the teachings of Jesus, embraces many prophetic voices, and works to love all of God’s diverse creation,