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Reimagining Church Together

Connecting ELCA congregations in the Idaho Treasure Valley through devotions, storytelling, service, and shared resources
to be church in the world, together.

Treasure Valley ELCA Cluster News

TV Cluster Connections – November 2023

Treasure Valley Cluster Connections is a quarterly newsletter for the ELCA churches in the Treasure Valley of Idaho/Oregon – Faith, Grace-Horseshoe Bend, Grace-Mountain Home, Hope, Immanuel, King of Glory, Redeemer, Saint Paul, Shepherd of the Valley, and Trinity.

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Camp worship

Luther Heights Offers Year-round Options

As we round out the summer, we are beginning to think towards year-round engagement with Casey Cross starting as our Associate Director.

Click the buttons and you will find some information for both congregational engagement and individual families. Feel free to share with your congregations!

There are some informational Zoom sessions coming up in August and Casey, or I am happy to answer questions ahead of them too.

Casey –
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standing with outstretched arms before a glorious sunset

Are You There, God?

Recently, I watched the movie, Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret.” The movie is based on Judy Blume’s book of the same title. Since I’ve never read the book, I’d like to be clear that I’m writing about the movie. I don’t know how closely it follows the book. The movie opens in 1970.

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two men saying hello

Everyone’s Inner Conversation

When you say “Hello” to someone, you are breaking in to a conversation they are always having with themselves. John Quinn These words are from Walking in Wonder: Eternal Wisdom for a Modern World, by John O’Donohue in conversation with John Quinn on Irish radio (p. 158). They stopped me in my reading tracks. I

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Shippo and Lola

Change and Transition

Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. (Joshua 1:9 NRSV) This past year has been a year of immense transition for me, personally as well as professionally. It has been hard, to say the least. While I am aware that life

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