Getting Ready to Listen to Matthew’s Gospel…

A Four-part Study on Matthew Presented in two-2 hour Zoom sessionsAdvent begins November 27 and that means we’ll be hearing a new gospel read on Sundays in our worship services.  If your church uses the Revised Common Lectionary, 39 out of the next 52 Sundays will feature a reading from Matthew’s Gospel This is a four-part study that will be presented in two-2 hour Zoom sessions (yes, we’ll have a short break midway!).Pastor Keith Hammer, a member at Redeemer Lutheran in Boise, will be the Leader/Facilitator.  The Zoom…

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TV Prays Fall Changes

As we enter September, our rhythm changes.  Beginning September 1 through January we will be posting our devotions two days a week – on Mondays and Thursdays.  We encourage you to subscribe to our blog via email. Attention to our Readers/Viewers! 

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TV Prays Picnic Gathering

You are invited! to a Picnic Gathering for all Creators and Readers of TVPrays.org September 17 We’ve been through a global pandemic and lockdown, racial upheaval, political divisions, and personal loss and grief. We have shared a life-changing global experience with each other and discovered new ways to connect and be church together. Let’s gather to meet in person, share ideas, and grow our new friendships.         We are planning a Gathering for Saturday, September 17, 12 Noon to 2 PM at Heroes Park in Meridian.All…

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Please Fill Out Survey for Future of TVPrays.org

Beginning in March 2020 and continuing until the present time, the Treasure Valley Cluster of ELCA congregations has sponsored a website we call TVPrays.org.  We are thankful to Lin Carlson who has served as our volunteer Web Master and Designer and Keith Hammer who has been the volunteer scheduler for the Daily Devotions.  As we look to the fall of 2021, we are in conversations as to what form and content TVPrays.org will have going forward.  We are asking your feedback and suggestions…

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Mad Libs

One thing that I’ve enjoyed during the stay at home order is Mad Libs. If you haven’t experienced them before let me give you a quick guide: Mad Libs are small stories that have strategically removed important words. The players are asked to provide adverbs, adjectives, nouns and verbs without any context. These words are then plugged into the story and read to the group. It’s usually a great way to get some laughter into your day.In any Mad Libs session, there is…

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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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