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Support our Missionary to Sudanese Refugees

At the NALC Convocation in August, Rev. James Poutyual was commissioned as a NALC Global worker.  Rev. James is from St. Cloud, a pastor and member of the Minkota Mission District.  They will be working in Gambella, Ethiopia, serving in … Continue reading

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Minkota and E-SD Districts Convention

The Minkota and Eastern South Dakota Mission Districts will be having a combined annual convention on January 14-15, 2019. The gathering will go from Monday afternoon until Tuesday mid-afternoon, at Ebenezer Oromo Evangelical Church (3901 36th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN). Mark … Continue reading

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The Smalcald Articles – part 63

Original image  •  Index of Scripture Graphics and posts by Scripture reference   Click for a recording of today's lesson.  Mark 7:31–35 From the Confessions: The Smalcald Articles  The Third Part The following articles deal with matters that may be considered with … Continue reading

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Minkota Mission District Report – August

The Minkota Mission District Council met at Riverside Lutheran Church, Wannaska, on Aug. 24, 11:00 AM. Pr Mike Sletto, Paul Mahlen, Jason Schneider, Kim Mahlen, Sec; Jim Ferden, Treas; and Pr Timothy Lundeen, Dean we present for the meeting. Pr … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Quarterly – August 31st

The Minkota District Pastors’ Quarterly meeting will be on August 31 at Immanuel Lutheran Church (600 4th St. SW) Crosby, MN.  We will have Gathering and Fellowship at 10:00 AM, Worship at 11:00 AM, and Conversations until 3:00 PM.  Pr. Paul Mattson is our host pastor. RSVP: pauljm@immanuelcrosby.org Rev. Paul … Continue reading

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Funeral for Rev. Dr. Ben Johnson

It is with sadness, but joy in the hope of the resurrection, that we share the news that the Rev. Dr. Ben Arlen Johnson passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2017. For those who did not know him, Pastor Johnson had a … Continue reading

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Funeral for Pastor Rod Nygren

Dear Pastors and Leaders, Minkota Mission District; Rev. Rod Nygren was laid to his eternal rest at the Cross of Christ Lutheran Church and Cemetery on Sat. May 27. I have included some pictures from the day.  Note the pulpit … Continue reading

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Sola Education Festival & Quarterly Pastor’s Meeting

Our next quarterly Minkota Pastors gathering in coming soon.  This time, the program will be a little different … as part of the larger Sola Education Festival to be held on June 9th-10th at Abounding Joy Lutheran (6000 County Rd … Continue reading

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Holy Week Message from our Dean

Holy Week is upon us.  I pray that all of you are deep in thought and conviction as you contemplate the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  For our pastors, I pray that all of you who are … Continue reading

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Word at Work Workshop: “Martin Luther, Life and Theology”

Dear Leaders and Friends of the Minkota Mission District: Wannaska Lutheran Parish is offering a Word at Work Workshop on: “Martin Luther’s Life and Theology” on March 25th, from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The cost for the event is: $25 for single, … Continue reading

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