Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Knowledge is Power!

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Knowledge is Power!

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Knowledge is Power! Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Knowledge is Power! Some thoughts on education come to mind at this time of the year. Students look forward to summer vacation. Depending on age, this time will be spent in a variety of ways, some scheduled time with recreation and others with summer jobs.   Teachers … Read More

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith Ezekiel 36.22-28/St. John 15.26-16.4 Sunday after the Ascension/June 2, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS   PRAYER OF THE DAY O King of glory, Lord of hosts, uplifted in triumph far above all … Read More

Meet Evelyn of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Evelyn of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Evelyn of Shepherd of Grace Meet Evelyn of Shepherd of Grace. Evelyn Stodola Cox was born February 8, 1929, to parents Carl and Mable Knutson. She had 2 siblings, her brother, Oliver, and sister, Gladys. The family lived on a farm in Becker. Evelyn has remained in this town her entire life, other than a brief time after graduation. … Read More

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – The Ascension of Our Lord

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – The Ascension of Our Lord Ephesians 4.1-16/St. Mark 16.14-20 The Ascension of Our Lord/May 30, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS Prayer of the Day Almighty God, as Your only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, ascended into the heavens, so … Read More

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Prayer in the Name of Jesus

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Prayer in the Name of Jesus I Timothy 2.1-6/St. John 16.23-33 Easter VI/May 26, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS I Timothy 2.1-6 1 Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made … Read More

“Stepping On” Program

Stepping On 2019

“STEPPING ON” PROGRAM “Stepping On” Program. Participants of the Stepping On Falls Prevention Class gathered and participated in the Stepping On class this spring. Participants learned how to stay fall free through the Stepping On classes held at Shepherd of Grace in Becker and Good Shepherd in Sauk Rapids.   Are you an older adult with a fear of falling? … Read More

3 Ways Meditation Keeps Older Adults Healthy

Meditation and mindfulness are buzzwords that you probably hear today no matter what setting you’re in—the gym, the office, the grocery store. Meditation is a beneficial practice at all stages of life, but new studies are showing just how impactful it can be on the health and well-being of older adults. Aging can be a difficult process. Meditation and mindfulness … Read More

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – We Shall See The Lord

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – We Shall See The Lord Lamentations 3.22-33/St. John 16.16-2 Easter IV/May 12, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS Lamentations 3.22-33 22 Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. 23 They are new every morning; Great is … Read More

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Christ The Good Shepherd

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Lord, Keep Us Steadfast In The Faith

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Christ The Good Shepherd I Peter 2.21-25/Psalm 23/St. John 10.11-16 Easter III/May 5, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON TEXTS Prayer of the Day O God, through the humiliation of Your Son You raised up the fallen world. Grant to Your … Read More

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Doggonit

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Knowledge is Power!

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Doggonit Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Doggonit-it’s the dogs that are here to get our attention and show us forgiving love. My daughter and family have a British Black Lab that fills the “happy-to-see-you” expectation. Not only does he fill that place in your life, but he fulfills the need of the hunter when the … Read More