Disciples’ Closet On October 21st I was invited by Marilyn Catlin of Zion Lutheran Church – Appleton, to attend the First Birthday Celebration of Disciples’ Closet. Marilyn is the Director of Disciples’ Closet and is very proud of its success and should be! So, what is this ministry all about? Disciples’ Closet strives to provide NEW clothing to those in need. Read more:
Hope For All – Esperanza para Todosis a multicultural ministry that is housed within Atonement Lutheran Church. Hope for all worshiping community is a direct reflection of the diverse neighborhood they are located in, creating an environment where all people will feel welcome and comfortable worshiping. Read more about this diverse community and how Atonement is reaching out with the Good News of Jesus Christ those who live outside their doors.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, was founded in 1912 as the first Lutheran church in Neenah to offer services in the English language! It has been conducting services at its present location since 1916. Read about their 100th anniversary and how another Lutheran Church helped in that celebration!: St. Paul 100th Anniversary
The Fox Valley Islamic Society held its annual Interfaith Gathering on Sunday, September 23. This year’s topic was “Coming Together as People of Faith to Build a More Civil Society.” For more information and pictures click here.
Learning About Your Neighbors so that You can Love them as Jesus Commanded Officials from Grace Lutheran Church, 1531 Whitrock Ave., invited Devinder Sandhu, associate professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and two members of the Oak Creek Sikh temple, Upinder Singh and Amarjot Singh, to explain the religion to the congregation and community. Click here to read more.
What was all the buzz about in November at First English in Wausau? It was the sound of a malaria-carrying mosquito that never rests. It may be cold here but in Africa there is no killing frost and no way to protect people from this mosquito except by spraying and the use of specially treated mosquito nets when sleeping. Click here to read how First English lifted up Malaria awareness and money too!
Drive Your Tractor to Church Sunday has become a regular event for New Hope Lutheran Church. ‘Tractors to Church’ all sizes, shapes and at time more than 50 roll along the rural roads to New Hope Lutheran Church for worship services, pig roasts, fellowship and fun! Visitors come from neighboring communities and share in the festivities sharing their rural roots and their faith. What a great way to celebrate life and faith with others. Pastor Poffinbarger stated “ the thing to remember is, we have other things to grow and harvest besides cows and corn and alfalfa and potatoes and beans. There are people all around us waiting to be invited to come and see and hear the word of the Lord. You know the neat thing about it is, this kind of harvest is always in season. Check out the following Youtube video to see this story in action. Check out their website at www.faithandnewhope.com to see pictures and read more stories: