Crossings posts about Testimonies

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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 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 […]

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 […]

An Invitation to “A Time Set Apart” on December 1

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by Andrea Lang I came to the first healing service to encourage my mom–a gift of respect–to be a cheerleader in the congregation. I wanted to support the call on her life and the work she does in our midst. By the second time I was coming because I serve on the worship team for […]

Refugee Ministry Update – Answered Prayer

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by Alison Goldhor and Jennifer Asp From the moment that the Church of the Cross welcome team met “F” and her family at the airport on June 24, we felt a deep bond of friendship and mutual affection. As different team members spent time with her we learned bits and pieces about the family’s background but […]

Refugee Life Ministries Team Update – Another Great Meal Together

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by Natalie Nichols (Our Refugee Life Ministries Team has been helping our sponsored refugee family settle down in Minneapolis. We only refer to the mother by her first initial, “F”, in these blogs to respect concerns for privacy.) This summer, as many people already know, our church has been blessed with the incredible opportunity to […]