Author: Tom

31
Jul

A Prayer for Joy and Laughter

I am a firm believer that laughter brings a necessary balance to our lives. Or said another way: The lightness of humor can help us with the darkness of worry. Gracious God, There and so many sad and troublesome things to face in the world today, which too often cause our hearts to become heavy […]

31
Jul

Weekend Prayers – August 1 & 2, 2020

PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 31, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sharon Milewski, Brody Seter, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie […]

25
Jul

Weekend Prayers – July 25 & 26, 2020

PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 25, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Brody Seter, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim […]

22
Jul

Weekend Prayers – July 18 & 19, 2020

PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 18, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Brody Seter, Randy Ross, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie […]

10
Jul

Weekend Prayers – July 11 & 12, 2020

PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 11, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim Anderson, Myron “Stub” Getter, Joe Porto, Dick Tjosvold, […]

10
Jul

A Prayer for our Brokenness

Gracious God: Help us with our brokenness:  In our nation, in our communities; in our systems and infrastructures and government. In our homes, churches, families and relationships. In our individual souls. Open our hearts to Godly change to restore and redeem and repair. And God, show us our part in the process, and equip us to work […]

07
Jul

Nativity Called, Nativity Listened.

Reflecting on our Project to Contact Every Household During Covid-19, to be the Living Christ to One Another by Joanne Griffin, Minister of Belonging Back in early April Glenn tasked me to lead the effort to make a personal contact with every household that has been connected to Nativity.  In Glenn’s words, the purpose of this […]

07
Jul

Weekend Prayers – July 4 & 5, 2020

PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 3, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim Anderson, Myron “Stub” Getter, Joe Porto, Dick Tjosvold, […]

02
Jul

Pandemic Update.

A pandemic is a defining moment in history but let us not be defined by a virus but by how we loved each other during the virus. Pastor Glenn Seefeldt May 2020 This Phased Model for resuming face to face activities is not a linear plan, it is organic, adapting as needed between phases due […]

29
Jun

Update for Resuming Face to Face Activities at Nativity

Wondering When Face to Face Activities at Nativity Might Resume? Nativity staff and leaders long to come together, face to face, but only when it is safe to do so. Nativity Council and staff in cooperation with public health authorities have developed a plan on when and how we might return to face to face […]