Meet Verona of Good Shepherd

Meet Verona of Good Shepherd

Meet Verona of Good Shepherd. Meet Verona of Good Shepherd. Verona was the middle child of seven. She was born on September 10, 1930, in Havana, North Dakota. At the age of three, she moved with her family to Bemidji, Minnesota. Her parents both worked on their farm. The kids all had their chores to do, like milking the cows daily. … Read More

Happy Father’s Day from Good Shepherd!

Happy Father's Day

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY FROM GOOD SHEPHERD! MOTHER’S DAY: INSPIRATION FOR FATHER’S DAY: The “Mother’s Day” we celebrate today has its origins in the peace-and-reconciliation campaigns of the post-Civil War era. During the 1860s, at the urging of activist Ann Reeves Jarvis, one divided West Virginia town celebrated “Mother’s Work Days” that brought together the mothers of Confederate and Union soldiers.   Did … Read More

Meet Marge of Shepherd of Grace.

Meet Marge

Meet Marge of Shepherd of Grace. Meet Marge of Shepherd of Grace. Marge grew up on the 80-acre family farm in the house where she was born. Her dad was a farmer and her mom was a nurse at the old Swedish hospital then later was a labor and delivery nurse at the Buffalo Hospital. Of her three sisters, she … Read More

The Visitation

The Visitation

The Visitation The Visitation is the visit of Mary to Elizabeth as recorded in the Gospel of Luke, Luke 1:39–56. It is also the name of a Christian feast day commemorating this visit, celebrated on 31 May in the West (2 July in calendars of the 1263–1969 period, and in the modern regional calendar of Germany) and 30 March among Eastern Christians. Mary visits her relative Elizabeth; they are both pregnant: Mary with Jesus and Elizabeth with John the … Read More

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