Category Archives: Outreach

As Summer Approaches: A Faith on Fire and Keeping Your Cool

First Cov'er, Melissa Falde, squeezes every ounce out of the summer season. But does soaking up the sun have an impact on taking our eyes off of the Son? Read on for ways to be purposeful in our priorities as the weather heats up and routines cool down.  Bibles and Barbeques With winter in our…
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Focus on Life: Immigration

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Substance Abuse

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Worldwide Christian Persecution

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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High Energy Community: Get Up and Go!

This past Sunday, Pastor Todd continued his Sermon Series, High Energy Faith. Listen here. His message of High Energy Community regarded the importance of living in community with our brothers and sisters in Christ, which is a different kind of community than is offered by the society around us. (1 Cor 11:17-34)  Create Your Own…
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Focus on Life: Human Trafficking

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Abortion

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Keeping Christmas: A Narrative from 1905*

Folks often reminisce of the "good old days"; the times in their life when things seemed a bit simpler, traffic speeds moved a bit slower, and conversations lingered longer. Read the tale below, written in 1905 by Henry Van Dyke, and perhaps you will get a sense that "keeping Christmas" can last far beyond the…
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Focus on Life: Starvation

The holiday season can be a time of plenty and overflowing for some. For others, it may be a season of deficiency and lacking of resources. Read the article below, brought to you by our Compassion/Mercy/Justice (CMJ) Ministry Team, and learn about the many ways you can support local, as well as worldwide efforts to combat…
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Focus on Life: Homelessness

Did you know that River Falls is home to an award-winning non-profit organization that provides support, shelter, and housing services? Our Neighbors' Place is doing just that, as well as helping to foster self-determination and strengthening families for Pierce and St. Croix Counties in Wisconsin. Read the article below, brought to you by our Social…
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