Crossings posts about Anniversaries

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COTC’s Birthday Celebration 2015

by pberg

by Christian Ruch I recently read about Albert Einstein’s fiftieth birthday. By that time in his life Einstein had gained worldwide fame and he was desiring solitude. So for days before his birthday he hid away in the secluded cottage of a friend while newspapers speculated on his whereabouts. On the day of his birthday […]

10 Year Birthday Plans

by pberg

by Molly and Christian Ruch Over the last few weeks you have hopefully read the many announcements about all that is happening for our ten-year birthday.  Perhaps all the information has felt a little overwhelming to you and hard to keep straight. Well, here’s an itinerary of the weekend to guide you through all that […]

Preparing for COTC’s 10th Birthday

by pberg

by Molly Ruch Just days after one of our children’s birthdays, the recent birthday child is reminded by siblings that his or her birthday is now the farthest away.  That fact has never hindered that child from beginning work on planning the details of their next birthday party.  When our oldest, Aidan, was four, he spent […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward

by cruch

by Christian Ruch Jesus said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”   Matthew 13:53 A couple of weeks ago I wrote in this blog about the ten-year […]

It Was Ten Years Ago Today…

by pberg

 by Christian Ruch On February 1, 2004 a small group of brave people gathered at our house in Hopkins for the first ever Church of the Cross worship service (although at that point we were just called “Minnesota Anglican Church Plant.” )  A group of us had met together over the last few months to […]