From Father Tom …

Alexis and I are still in Maryland caring for and helping her dad and his partner (Nancy Titus). While we have been here for a month now it seems much longer, and we have decided to return home to Minnesota next week to get our lives back. It’s easy to…

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From Deacon George …

Techno-Church and YOU On Monday, a couple of our parishioners and I began an online course offered by Luther Seminary called Ministry in a Digital Age. We meet via Zoom (what else?) along with 80-100 students from many denominations and churches across the US. These are folks who are anxious…

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From Deacon George …

Cultivating the Parable of the Sower The Gospel reading for this Sunday is from Matthew, Chapter 13 and it is referred to by Jesus himself as the “Parable of the Sower.” In it, Jesus appears to be explaining the possible outcomes of allowing a seed to fall on a variety…

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Re-opening Guidance and Update 7/2/2020

SJEC is following the guidance of ECMN in re-opening the church building. The SJEC COVID 19 committee is creating a plan to allow us to resume in-person service in the future when we can worship safely and in accordance with ECMN’s guidance.

At this time, we are NOT holding in-person services. We will continue to host Sunday morning prayer via Zoom. Keep checking the e-news and our website for future updates!

This New York Times article has some practical advice for living our lives during a pandemic, especially as cases increase across the United States. Stay safe!

5 Rules to Live By During a Pandemic

From Father Tom …

7/2/2020 Greetings all!  I pray that everyone is finding some time in their day to praise God and his creation. Summer in all its glory is all around us and you only have to look at the planters out in front of the church, or the hill that Kathryn Pratt…

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