July 2024 Newsletter

From Parish Worker Pam Twedt Come away and rest awhile!  That sounds like an offer that would be hard to refuse.  This was the seasonal theme a number of years ago at the AFLC’s Association Retreat Center (ARC).  Our family attended family camp at the ARC for many summers when our kids were younger.  This… Read More ›

June 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Onstad Last month I had the chance to participate in a “Stump the Pastor” session with the After School Program. They wrote down their questions, and I was given their questions a week in advance so that I would have a chance to prepare my answers. I must say, these kids are asking some… Read More ›

May 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Nelson And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you…. Read More ›

April 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Michael Onstad  Greetings, saints and friends of St. Paul’s! It’s been a joy to connect (and reconnect!) with many of you here as I have begun my call part-time, and I look forward to continuing to get to know you all more in the days to come! I am free for some visits… Read More ›

March 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Matt Nelson Hosanna! Hosanna! Crucify him! Crucify him! “The crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David; Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest!”” (Matthew 21:9, NASB95) “Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus… Read More ›

February 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Matt Nelson Ashes  “Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great… Read More ›

January 2024 Newsletter

From Pastor Matt Nelson The Forgotten Christmas Have you already taken down your Christmas tree? I bet there is a good chance you have because most of us think that Christmas is over. But did you know that Christmas just begins on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24th) and continues for twelve days? Don’t stop singing those… Read More ›

December 2023 Newsletter

From Pastor Matt Nelson The Advent(s) of Our King “Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.” (1 Timothy 3:16, ESV) As we enter this Advent (from Latin,… Read More ›

November 2023 Newsletter

From Pastor Matt Nelson Feasting “O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.” (Isaiah 25:1, ESV) “On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast… Read More ›

October 2023 Newsletter

  From Pastor Matthew Nelson “The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound… Read More ›