Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2018 occurs on Monday, May 28. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans … Read More

Understanding the Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity

Understanding the Holy Trinity by Kelli Mahoney Updated November 01, 2017 Understanding the Holy Trinity. Many non-Christians and new Christians often struggle with the idea of the Holy Trinity, where we break up God into the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It is something very important to Christian beliefs, but it can be hard to understand because it seems like a total paradox. … Read More

Celebrating Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

Celebrating Armed Forces Day Celebrating Armed Forces Day. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, … Read More

Peace Officer’s Memorial Day.

National Police Officer's Memorial Day

PEACE OFFICER’S MEMORIAL DAY. Peace Officer’s Memorial Day. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned … Read More

The Celebration of Pentecost Sunday

Dove

The Celebration of Pentecost Sunday The service in celebration of Pentecost Sunday service will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. What is the Christian Celebration of Pentecost All About? The celebration of Pentecost Sunday. Not all Christians recognize the Pentecost holiday (holy day). But it is generally honored in liturgical churches … Read More

Meet Roger of Good Shepherd.

Meet Roger of Good Shepherd.

Meet Roger of Good Shepherd.   Meet Roger of Good Shepherd. Roger was born during the depression, on June 3, 1931, and was raised in Long Prairie, Minnesota. His family initially lived on a farm where his mother’s mother lived, but when he was three, his family moved into town. His father was a pressman for Hart Press, the largest … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world, and Mother’s Day 2018 occurs on Sunday, May 13, in the United States. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce … Read More

Following a Couple from Diagnosis to the Final Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Journey

Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s Following a Couple from Diagnosis to the Final Stages of Alzheimer’s. For 10 years, Dr. Jon LaPook has been checking in on Carol Daly, a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and her caregiver husband, Mike. After a decade, the disease has had a devastating impact on each of them. Watch … Read More

Happy Nurses’ Week!

Nurses' Week

Happy Nurses’ Week! Nurses’ Week in 2018 runs from May 6th through May 12th and is celebrated by acknowledging and honoring nurses. The week always kicks off on National Nurses’ Day, which is celebrated on May 6th, and ends on May 12th. National Nurses’ Day, typically referred to as Nurses’ Day, is celebrated in the United States on May 6th of every year. … Read More