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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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Planned Trip to Israel

Minkota District Pastor, Tom Wright, will be leading a trip to Israel next March 4-13, 2018. You are invited to join Pastor Wright and his wife Diana on a pilgrimage of historical interest and spiritual significance in the Holy Land. Visiting numerous … 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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Advance Reservations for June 9-10 Education Event

For those looking to make advance reservations for the Sola Education Festival to be held on June 9-10 at Abounding Joy Lutheran in St. Cloud, listed below are some housing options for a reduced rate if booked one month in advance. … 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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Rescheduled: Pastor’s Spring Gathering

The Minkota Pastor’s Spring quarterly gathering has been rescheduled for on March 23-24th, at: First Lutheran Church in Washburn, North Dakota. We are meeting for Supper on March 23, at 6:00 pm as our opening fellowship time, staying over night, and meeting again the next … Continue reading

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Reformation Festival in Howard Lake – April 29th

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, MN is hosting a conference on April 29th with Steve Paulson, Roy Harrisville, Mike Rogness, and Paul Westermeyer.  It’s in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  The lectures, workshops, and worship … Continue reading

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