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August 2011 Blog Posts (5)

New WordPress Group

Is you church using a WordPrss for creating web pages  and you want to learn more about using it.  Or dialog with others about how to do something.

Consider joining so we can share resources, ask questions, lessons learned, etc.

Added by Terry Houle on August 30, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Dislocated Exegesis

by Cindy Peterson-Wlosinski

Vicar, St. Andrew's by the Lake



What do Madeline Island, a Target parking lot and the State Fair have in common?  They are all great places to do 'dislocated exegesis'.  What in the world is that?  It is simply doing bible study in a place that is dislocated (or very different) from where we usually study scripture.

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Added by Episcopal Church in Minnesota on August 30, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

A story of three bicycles

submitted by Episcopal Community Services

Last fall Episcopal Community Services (ECS) was given three bicycles. They had been used but were in excellent condition. The owner had taken them to the Bicycle Shoppe on Lake Avenue where Larry Vogel checked them over, oiled them and made them ready for a new owner.  The donor even added bicycle locks for each of them. How thoughtful. During the…

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Added by Episcopal Church in Minnesota on August 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The meaning of hospitality

by Rena Turnham, St. David's, Minnetonka

I consider myself a pretty good hostess, with years of practice and joy in the art of hospitality.  I greet people at my door, I enjoy planning and preparing meals, and setting the table is a creative effort for me.  Until now,…

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Added by Episcopal Church in Minnesota on August 22, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

A most devoted individual

(photo and story from the Rev. Marilla J. Whitney)

After I supplied yesterday at St. John's Mankato, some congregants pointed out the deep devotion of one individual, still in prayer in her pew, despite obvious preparations for a day at the beach.

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Added by Episcopal Church in Minnesota on August 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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