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Electronic Giving

Electronic giving provides an easy solution that not only gives you more flexible giving options, but also cuts down on the staff’s administrative work and creates a more steady flow of income. As a result, your church staff can focus on ministry programs more, and you have...
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Barnabas Community Meal

            Cattywampus (Names are changed in this blog to protect identities) Cattywampus – that is how Ann parked. Thirty or so people already passed through the incredible buffet of food. There were fruits, vegetables, lasagna, even gluten free offerings! Pile the plate...
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Worship At The Prison

A couple Saturdays ago, a group from Sheridan worshiped with a very unique Nebraska Synod congregation. They are called the Followers of Christ, they worship in the Nebraska State Penitentiary, and most of the worshipers are inmates. But on this Saturday night, several of the...
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2015 National Youth Gathering

Every three years the ELCA holds the ELCA Youth Gathering. This year the gathering was in Detroit. Sheridan sent seven people to the Gathering this year. Without the support of the congregation we would not have been able to attend. We are so thankful that we got to have this...
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El Salvador-Fatima

Once you’ve been to El Salvador, you’re never the same. Each of my past experiences have all included a special aha moment. This time I realized what an international world we live in. When we met Fatima, our homeowner, she was wearing a “Kiss Me I’m...
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El Salvador 2015-Home “ownership.”

Jerry Fricke and I have made a pretty good team. Our work has been consistent all week. We have been digging a two-stage septic system. In essence, we’re digging a couple of pretty deep holes. One is about four feet wide and will go, upon completion, to about 18 feet! The...
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El Salvador 2015-Wednesday

Putting a face with the house While we are in El Salvador to work; we get to know the families we are working for. Many of the families try to come by the house as much as possible. To get to see their genuine joy and gratitude, helps to keep the morale high when the sun beats...
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Work Day 2: El Salvador 2015

As this trip being my first mission trip ever, I had no clue what to expect. I am participating with both of my parents and my older sister. The first day working at my house site was very quiet, no one really talked and we only worked. Today was a completely different story,...
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El Salvador 2015-First work day

Monday was our first day working with the people here to help build homes. Our group of 24 from Sheridan was split into four groups. Two groups were working on homes. One group was digging holes for wastewater and one group moved about 600 bricks. The group that moved the bricks...
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Day 2 El Salvador 2015

Sunday was the first full day in El Salvador for our team of 24 people. We are also teamed up with another Thrivent team with 19 members, which includes team members from Minnesota, Iowa, Blair, Wahoo and elsewhere.We left our hotel in San Salvador and made the one hour drive to...
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Why I volunteered at the ELCA Youth Gathering

Mountain Top Moments That is what I miss about not being in youth ministry. When I transitioned into this new role of Communications Coordinator three years ago (almost exactly) I knew I would miss leading students through those mountain top experiences. The mission trips,...
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Haiti VBS – Rejoice!

As we began to set up for camp two Saturdays ago, a few children began to trickle into Trinity House.  The children were excited to be greeted by some of the US leaders they had met at last years camp.  There were many smiles and laughs around phones as pictures of the children...
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