Crossings posts by pberg

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Faithful Presence: Together for Good

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by Sonia Keillor (This was originally written for and posted on Church of the Redeemer‘s blog, and they have shared it with us as we both are supporting and working with Together for Good.) The past few months brought our family an opportunity to step out in faith, trusting that where we were lacking, God […]

MinneRevive 2017 – Collected Teachings and Posts

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Church of the Cross had the pleasure this September 8-9 of hosting the first ever “MinneRevive” Conference. MinneRevive included times of worship, teachings, fellowship, and even ordinations, and provided a space for attendees to be strengthened, refreshed, and equipped for our work summed up as “pursuing a revival of word and sacrament infused by the […]

MinneRevive Reflection – Ordinations

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by Jennifer Asp I wasn’t planning on attending MinneRevive, but Molly Ruch wooed me with names of people I admire who were teaching… Molly is very effective in her woo. I was compelled to cancel all my plans and happily attend. I loved every part of the day. (I started the morning by awkwardly gushing […]

MinneRevive Reflection – Revived

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by Andrea Pope Do you like questions? I adore questions (good thing, my kids ask a zillion a day). A couple q’s at the front of my mind lately: The first, from a friend: “What are you saying ‘yes’ to?” The second, from me: “What are you excited about?” Here are my answers, and I […]

Our Outreach at Valley Park

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by Justin Moline Before we all said farewell to summer, Church of the Cross hosted a movie night at the park. Although rain cancelled our first attempt, it did not dampen our spirits and we tried again on September 3rd. For several hours Valley Park of Hopkins became a movie theater, a face painting station, […]

Refugee Ministry Update – One Year Later

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by Molly Stawarz A little over one year ago, members of Church of the Cross gathered at the airport and welcomed a new family from Somalia to the United States. On July 7, the Refugee Life Ministries Team was able to celebrate one year with F and her family. As you can read through updates […]

Law, Truth & Grace – A Testimony

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by Elizabeth Carlson (Elizabeth is the newest member of our vestry. In July, at our Annual Meeting and Potluck, Elizabeth shared some of her testimony about God’s ongoing work in her life, and she has since written it up for us here.)   In our study of Joshua in the Tuesday morning Women’s Bible Study […]