3 confirmed at Ascension Lutheran


Across the Pastor’s Desk: All children are precious to God

I grew up in a pro-life household. My mother spent hours volunteering for a pregnancy center in Winona ...


Zimbabwe native serving as intern at Albert Lea church

Moving to a new place can be scary, and having a familiar face nearby could help.   That ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Together, make tomorrow better 

I had the opportunity to participate in two Hurricane Maria recovery trips to Puerto Rico. In the aftermath ...

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Robin Gudal: Surrender and depend on Jesus 

Some friends went swimming in a river. It was spring, and the glacier runoff had made the river ...


New pastor in Hartland, Manchester ‘sharing the good news’

Phillip Lepak, pastor at Hartland and Manchester Evangelical Lutheran churches since earlier this year, started his life as ...


Robin Gudal: Being a mentor can be rewarding

I remember the very first time I met her, exactly where we stood and our precise conversation. Fast-forward ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Set aside time to remember God

“Remember the Sabbath and keep it Holy.” — Exodus 20:8


Robin Gudal: Hold to memories of loved ones

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — A.A. Milne, Winnie the ...


Across the Pastor’s Desk: Know the seasons in your life

Living in Minnesota we would think that we would be experienced in recognizing the seasons that we go ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Everything is going to be all right

A commercial airline pilot made a really bad landing. The tires on his plane met the runway with ...

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Robin Gudal: Be excited for the return of Jesus

We are living in a time when many of us have become accustomed to delays, postponements and things ...


Youth confirmed at Faith Lutheran

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: The proof of new life from God

It is Mother’s Day weekend. It is a time to celebrate the love of family and the gift ...


Church to start new mental health support group

A community-wide mental health support group is coming to First Presbyterian Church. Charles Teixeira, pastor at the church, ...

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