Long-time music director Robert Murphy has left St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, North St. Paul, to take a position as music director at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown, North Dakota. A celebration of the nearly 30 years that Murphy spent at St.
The Benedictine Center, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. is offering a two-day retreat geared to the needs of lay ministers, ordained ministers, parish staff members and others who serve their churches and faith communities.
The Benedictine Center, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood, is offering a unique Saturday workshop called “Tending the Artist’s Heart.” It will be held Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The $40 cost includes materials and lunch.
Much of life consists of starting, doing and finishing. Even that which is ongoing in a sense has a start and a finish. Naturally these can and do vary. Some are short and sort of automatic, others longer and probably planned.
St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Roseville is offering education opportunities for adults in February. All sessions are free of charge and begin at 10 a.m. The church is located at 1660 West County Road B.
This is a wonderful time of the year. Thanksgiving is recent history. The big holiday of Christmas is so special. It is ironic that God’s heavenly family was pulled apart in a sense. The Father and the Holy Spirit were with the Son Jesus who then came to earth to Bethlehem as a baby in a manger. He came to earth to start preparing for the purchase of us on the cross.