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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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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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Minkota Pastors

Here’s a photo of the Minkota and Eastern SD pastors from our gathering in Hawley MN last weekend. The Bishop was the only one smart enough (or cold enough) to be wearing a hat!

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Minkota – Eastern SD District Convocation

This year’s comined gathering of the Minkota and Eatern South Dakota Mission Districts will be held on Friday-Saturday, January 6-7, 2017, at Hawley Lutheran Church (near Moorhead). Pastors and lay leaders are encouraged to attend. Here is the tentative schedule: Friday … Continue reading

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Minkota Quarterly Pastors’ Meeting: November 17th

The Minkota Quarterly Pastors’ Meeting will be held at Leaf Mountian Lutheran Church on November 17th, beginning at 11:00 am.  The address is 43339 County Highway 6, Clitherall MN 56524.

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Condolences to the Hoyum Family

The Rev. Lori J. Hoyum, pastor of Port Madison Lutheran Church (NALC) on Bainbridge Island, WA, died Wednesday afternoon, October 26, 2016. She was born on February 13, 1959, and was raised in Fertile, MN. She received a B.A. from Concordia College (Moorhead, … Continue reading

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