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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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Posts by Jared Rendell

A Word from India

Grace has supported a ministry in Chennai, India for a number of years and are grateful to get this report from Pastor Dicrose! Dear friends in Christ, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We wish you Happy and Prosperous New Year 2020.  I hope you enjoyed the New Year celebration with your family,…

Senior Pastor Candidate Information & Annual Meeting + Vote

We’re excited to share with you some important information and two important gatherings! Below will find a letter from our Congregational President, Kyle Hoversten, and Call Committee Chairs, Chuck Swanson and Sally Schumack. This letter shares the name information about the candidate our Call Committee has recommended for call as Senior Pastor at Grace. We’re excited…

A Recommendation

Having completed the second round of interviews with the candidates for the Senior Pastor position, the Call Committee met recently to select the person to recommend to the congregation. We contacted that person who asked for time to talk to her family and advisors before agreeing to proceed. She also met with Kyle Hoversten, our…

For Gladys

Family of Grace, This past week dozens of you wrote letters and offered prayers in support of Gladys Mbonifor as she faces possible deportation. Below, you’ll find an update from Pastor Rob Smith at Spirit of Life after a hearing this past week. Thank you for your heart, we’ll continue to update you as we…

CiderPress Winter 2019-2020

Grace and peace during this Advent season! Below you’ll find a link to download your winter edition of the Cider Press. This issue is particularly of note because it contains the announcement of Pastor Andrea’s new call and her remaining timeline here at Grace. You’ll also find an article of gratitude and thanks from Pastor…

Let it snow, then make it go

Grace Lutheran Church is looking for volunteers to help with winter snow shoveling. We are hoping to assemble a list of people that can help keep our winter sidewalks safe.  While the church has a contractor that plows the lot, we are responsible for the sidewalk shoveling.  In the past, this task has fallen on…