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Mission Opportunity 2016: Engaging God’s Mission Through Engaging All God’s Creation was announced at ECMN Convention 2015.

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The Hard Work of Healing

I remember the first time, as a young clergy person, I dealt with a domestic partner abuse situation. I was completely dumbfounded when, after law enforcement, social services and I had worked hard to find an alternate living situation, the abused party was allowed to return to the house in which the abuse occurred. When I … More The Hard Work of Healing
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:27:29 +0000

Finding purpose and connection

The moment I walked in the door I could sense a different spirit in the air. There was warmth, there was joy, there was connectedness like I had not experienced before. Transformation was taking place! As you know in ECMN we have three strategic initiatives: – Every faith community is fully living into the ministry … More Finding purpose and connection
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:05:12 +0000

Invite your neighbor in

As I poked my head into the elementary classrooms looking for Shattuck – St. Mary’s (SSM) students on ‘Hands Across Faribault’ day, I was surprised by what I saw. And it wasn’t just one classroom, but every classroom. The vast majority of the children were of Native American, African, Latino, Asian , and European descent. … More Invite your neighbor in
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:30:46 +0000

Changing the Narrative

As I came out of the locker room into the pool area, I was surprised by who I saw in the swimming pool. I often have to share the pool where I swim my laps with those taking swimming lessons, but this was the first time I had seen an adult student. And when I … More Changing the Narrative
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

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