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Mona Affinito Speaks on Reconciliation

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Dr. Mona Gustafson Affinito spoke to our Senior Adult Ministry group on the topic “Reconciliation: How to if you want to.” Dr. Affinito is a former college professor and administrator with a private psychology practice. She is also the author of books on the psychology of...

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So much love in the preschool

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Our students had so much fun celebrating love in the Mount Calvary Preschool. We had crafts, songs, and of course, treats! Happy Valentines Day!    

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Prayer Vigil 2-12&13

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PRAYER VIGIL FOR THE HEALING OF THE NATIONS February 12 @7pm & February 13 @11am  Mount Calvary Sanctuary Come you who long for peaceAmong nations and between peoplesPeace in our homes and our hearts. Come all who are weary and heavy-laden.Come to the river of life, lay down your...

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Pajama Days in the Preschool

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It's been cold and snowy outside, but warm and cozy in the Mount Calvary Preschool where we celebrated Pajama Days!

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Why love? by Pastor Aaron Werner

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God's love creates life. We asked several Mount Calvary leaders to tell us their stories of how God's love created new life in them. One council member talked about her judgmental church upbringing. She was taught to be afraid of God, to dread God's anger, and to be good enough to escape God's...

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LitChicks - The Love of Friends

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One of the "four loves" we learned about in our January sermon series, is "philia" or "friendship love." (If you missed it, listen online.) Friends add so much comfort, love, and joy to our lives. But, sometimes, especially as adults, it's hard to make friends. People move...

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Loving our Neighbors: Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

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Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative is a group of 90 congregations, all working together to end homelessness in the Twin Cities metro area, and they send so much love out into our community! Their mission is to create homes and advance equitable housing, advocating for underserved people in...

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A Message from Pastor Dave - 1/11/19

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As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his...

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Care Packages for our College Students

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God will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide a way out. 1 Corinthians 10:13. This is the verse that began Pastor Dave’s 2018 letter to our college-student members. Copies of the letter were included in boxes that contained snacks, novelty...

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Partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran

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All In with Gethsemane Lutheran Church What makes for a successful partnership? Cohesion? Mutual respect? Common goals? In Mount Calvary’s partnership with Gethsemane Lutheran, both churches look for ways to learn from each other, grow together, and work together as one body in Christ...

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