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Eastern SD/Minkota Mission District Convention – Jan. 26-27

This year’s Eastern SD/Minnkota Mission District Convocation will be held on January 26-27, 2018, at the ILT Old Sanctuary, 928 4th Street, Brookings, SD. Registration Cost: $30* payable to: Eastern SD MD *covers cost of meals/snacks. Motel Reservations: (a block of … Continue reading

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Theological Conference – Soiux Falls (Feb 5-6)

The Augustana District is sponsoring a theological conference in Souix Falls, February 5th-6th, 2018. NALC pastors and leaders are welcome to attend. The focus will be on the theme of pastoral education, with speakers representing various local seminaries. Prof. Jim … Continue reading

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Minkota Mission District Report – August

The Minkota Mission District Council met at Riverside Lutheran Church, Wannaska, on Aug. 24, 11:00 AM. Pr Mike Sletto, Paul Mahlen, Jason Schneider, Kim Mahlen, Sec; Jim Ferden, Treas; and Pr Timothy Lundeen, Dean we present for the meeting. Pr … Continue reading

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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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