Category: Lutheran Partnership Outreach

20
Jun

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is held annually on June 20th to bring awareness to the plight of displaced humans around the globe. It is also a day to commemorate the strength and resilience that refugees display during the hardest of times. It is an opportunity for the world to think about human rights in the face of […]

19
Jun

Juneteenth

The United States has a dark history of slavery. Sadly, this is a topic that is seldom discussed. Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, is included in this. For nearly 150 years, the national government has been reluctant to proclaim this day a public holiday. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth […]

17
Jun

How to Cope With Gun Violence

When children hear about other children their age being shot in their schools and neighborhoods, children are typically highly affected, and sometimes are quietly terrified as a result. In the aftermath of the heinous mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, we are all overwhelmed with sadness and despair at the fact that […]

28
Apr

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is Yom HaShoah-Holocaust Remembrance Day It is pertinent to remember the Holocaust. The Nazi regime murdered 6 million Jews as well as millions of other innocents, including Roma, Slavic, and Sinti peoples, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ people as well as political dissidents, among other groups. We join Jewish people throughout the United States, Israel, […]

13
Apr

Convergence of Holy Days

As we enter into the Three Days of Holy Week, people of other religions are also journeying into their holy days, including Vaisakhi, Mahavir, Jayanti, Passover, and Theravada New Year.  We wish all of our neighbors peace and blessings.

03
Apr

Ramadan Kareem

As many of you know, the holy month of Ramadan began at sunset yesterday, April 2, 2022, and lasts until May 2, 2022. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it marks the month that the Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). During the holy month of Ramadan, many Muslims fast from […]

21
Mar

International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21, 2022 We reject all forms of racism, discrimination, and hatred on this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Although we’ve made some gains in fighting systemic racism and injustice in the U.S. and around the world, too many people still face discrimination and […]

11
Jun

LSS Circle – Staying Strong!

From March 2020 to the present, the LSS Circle has, like other church groups, not been able to meet in person. But that did not stop this mighty group of 28 members plus 6 honorary members from staying in touch with each other and be about the service ministry of the group. Marcy Sorenson, Shirley […]

06
May

May is Lutheran Partnership Month at Nativity

Meet our Lutheran Partnership Team! We offer ELCA College Scholarships, and Summer Camps, do Service Projects, and spend time in relationship and building community, amongst much more! If you would like to learn more or become involved, click here to go to our Lutheran Partnership Outreach Team page, or connect with Kyle Soderberg, Kyle@NativityChurch.Org

05
May

Make plans to spend summer with Luther Park!

Luther Park is offering options for all comfortability levels and schedules this summer. Children who have completed grades 1-12 can come stay for a half or full week of camp, families of all make ups (grandparents, too) can come for a weekend Camp Getaway or campers can receive some of camp in a camp-in-a-box. For […]