Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School. Each year at this time our season changes. Not the “Weather Change, but the “Back to School” syndrome we find infused in the daily lives of people. Families with children are most affected by the change of schedules, back-to-school shopping, extra-curricular school events, and

Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace   Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace. Connie is the oldest of five children. She grew up in Osseo in a house her dad built on her grandparent’s land. She loved living close to her Grandpa and Grandma. Her dad drove a lunch truck and worked in a rubber molding plant; her mom was

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – We Would See Jesus

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – We Would See Jesus Jeremiah 8.4-12/St. Luke 19.41-48 Trinity X/August 25, 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, You declare Your almighty power above all in showing mercy and pity.  Mercifully grant us such a

Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd

Meet Darryl of Goof Shepherd

Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd. Darryl was born in 1944 in Roseau, MN. He grew up on the family farm with his parents and three sisters. His parents, Oscar and Florence, took over the farm from his grandfather, Charles. Charles came to the United States from Sweden in 1880. He worked for the railroad until

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – First Things First

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – First Things First I Corinthians 10.6-13/St. Luke 16.-13 Trinity IX/August 18, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Community Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON Prayer of the Day Let Your merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of Your humble servants; and that they may obtain

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – What Are We Going to Eat?

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – What Are We Going to Eat? Genesis 2.7-17/St. Mark 8.1-9 Trinity VII/August 4, 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, whose never-failing providence orders all things both in heaven and earth, we humbly implore You

Meet Millie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Millie of Shepherd of Grace Meet Millie of Shepherd of Grace. Millie is a spry woman you would never know is 90 years young! She grew up in Forest Lake, Minnesota on a big 80-acre farm. As the youngest of five girls, she didn’t have to do much. Her dad was a farmer and her mom raised chickens, had

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Baptized Into Christ

Pastor Weise's Sermon - Remember the Sabbath, to Keep it Holy

Pastor Weise’s Sermon – Baptized Into Christ Romans 6.1-11/St. Matthew 5.17-26 Trinity VI/July 28, 2019 Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd/Good Shepherd Chapel, Sauk Rapids, MN Rev. Keith R. Weise, pastor/chaplain LISTEN TO SERMON Texts Prayer of the Day Lord of all power and might, author and giver of all good things, graft into our hearts the love of Your

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Camping!

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities –Camping!   Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Camping! As the month of August approached, dreams of a camping trip entered my families’ plans. After completing my summer jobs, an open time with family was greatly appreciated. Camping to me means an experience outdoors with a tent for cover and cooking over an open fire. The closer

Meet Linus of Good Shepherd

Meet Linus of Good Shepherd   Meet Linus of Good Shepherd. Linus was born in 1951 in Brainerd, MN. In 1959 his family moved to St. Cloud. Linus’s great grandfather’s family came to the United States from Bavaria in 1870. Five years after they settled, his great grandfather built a large seven-bedroom house near where St. John’s University is located.