Thursday, December 14, 2017

Advent Waiting- Preschool Style

Advent waiting at 
Prince of Peace Preschool
 in Springfield, Virginia
 Teacher Bonnie Hughes 
leads the Visual Faith connections
 for the children at this preschool.
 Hands- on processing.
Becomes BIG PICTURE images.
What does art LOOK LIKE
 when you can create it together?
It is memorable.
It connects Faith
 to Art and Heart.

Bonnie Hughes is a Visual Faith
 coach serving on the team 
of Visual Faith Ministry.

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Welcome to Pastor Girma to the SED

 On Sunday evening, November 5, 2017 
Pastor Girma Allemu was installed as pastor of 
Ethiopian Evangelical Mekane Yesus Lutheran Church
in Cary, North Carolina.

 Pastor Girma with SED President John Denninger
 and congregation host- 
Rev. Mark Drengler
 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 
Cary, North Carolina.

This was also the chartering service 
for  Ethiopian Evangelical Mekane 
Yesus Lutheran Church.

May the Lord bless Pastor Girma 
and his family and his ministry
 in Cary, North Carolina.

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Reformation 500- Change the World

A Circuit of Churches and their Pastors
 worked for 2 years to bring about
 the Reformation 500 celebration
 at Dorton Arena
 in Raleigh, North Carolina 
on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
Rev. Dr.  Gregory Selz
 was the proclaimer 
for the celebration.
It was a beautiful celebration with choir, 
handbell choir, organ and brass ensemble.
These 6 churches had participants
 as part of the Reformation 
Visual Faith display.

The Art Show Display
 included adults.
Exhibitors shared their mission and vision.

The Touched by God's Love Clinic 
were busy with heart screenings, 
blood donations, 
dental screenings and a prayer station.
A beautiful celebration
honoring the Reformation 500
and reminding us ALL-
It's Still All About 

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Welcome to the SED- Pastor Cizek and Family

 The installation service for Rev. Curt Cizek
 as Pastor of Risen Christ Lutheran Church
 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 
was on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
 Neighboring pastors both active 
and retired joined the service celebration.
 Rev. Dr. John R. Denninger- 
Southeastern District President,
 served as officiant for the Rite of Installation.
 We welcome Pastor Curt and his wife, Linda, 
and their son, Andrew, to ministry in the SED!
May the Lord bless them in all ways
 in their ministry in the SED.
Lord, Build Your KINGDOM HERE!