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It was a busy week last week–one of those when your pastors were out of their offices more than in.  What did we do?  Well…

The First Lutheran Church AM Bible Study journeyed last Tuesday to the Science Museum of Minnesota.  What a great, spiritually enriching day!  We were able to view the Omnitheater movie entitled, “Arabia,”  spend time with the very-rarely-seen-in-North-America Dead Sea Scrolls, and see pages of the beautiful, illuminated, hand-made St John’s Bible.  Tuesday is Senior Citizen’s day, but any day is worth the trip and the price.  This exhibit runs until October 24, 2010.  Click on the hyperlinks in above paragraphs to learn more.

The family of Marlin Miner wants to thank you for your care, concern, and prayers in the wake of his stroke.  If you would like to send messages of support and receive updates on Marlin’s condition, the family has set up a Caring Bridge site here.  It is also listed now in the blog roll.

The Synod Assembly for our Southeastern Minnesota Synod was this past Friday-Saturday, May 7 and 8.  You can read the PDF summary of the event and actions taken here.  We will be hosting an adult forum with our voting members soon; watch for details.