Seeing the Gift

Each year I come to this day, I begin to wonder what the next year will hold. What adventures lie in wait? What relationships will form? How will the coming year be similar or different to the year we have just passed through?But this year feels a little bit different. Certainly, a piece of that difference is the pandemic. If you spend any time on social media, the posts inviting 2020 to end started back in late spring and have only grown in…

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Longing for Peace

I don’t know about you, but I find myself pretty tired lately. Now today my tiredness could certainly be related to my sleep pattern last night. My four year old was kind enough to accidently set my bedroom alarm to midnight. Now truth be told, I am not sure why we still have that particular clock in our bedroom. My daughters serve a fine alarm clock every morning and when I do wish to wake up earlier than them I use my watch.…

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Hello Treasure Valley

We are ELCA leaders and pastors from the Treasure Valley and Northwest Intermountain Synod. Together, we are reimagining and revisiting what it is to be church together as we share our gifts through daily devotions, on-line worship experiences, small group connection, prayer, and support. Please subscribe to receive our devotions through email or follow us in your blog reader. We look forward to the day when we can worship and celebrate together in person, but until then we hope you will join us…

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