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It’s Easy to Take Clean Water for Granted

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by .

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Guest post from Rev. Naomi Sease Carriker, pastor of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. I woke up this morning to deal with a rare problem in southeast Pennsylvania: our town issued an advisory about low chlorine levels, urging us to boil our water. Posted on our water company’s website were ominous instructions: “DO […]

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The Laying of Hands – the Growth of a Quilting Group

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by .

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In the latest edition of LWR eNews, we wrote about a quilting day at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH. It’s a great story about how the quilting group from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (OSLC) brought a group of college students together for service. To rally a campus community around making quilts is inspiring enough. But […]

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Congratulations to Pastor Susan Tjornehoj

Posted on 05. Jun, 2012 by .

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Lutheran World Relief (and I, personally) would like to congratulate Pastor Susan Tjornehoj (pronounced churn-a-hoy) on her new call as the senior pastor of Christ Lutheran Church (ELCA) here in Baltimore. “Founded in 1887 to serve English speaking Lutherans in South Baltimore, by the 1920s the congregation had members throughout the region. Firmly committed to […]

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