Norfolk, VA – President Paul LarsonI had a memorable and eyeopening trip to DC earlier in January. First, I had the opportunity to reconnect with an old friend and seminary classmate, Carl Koch(no Carl, I didn’t just call you old, just our friendship!) Carl is a Navy chaplain (Commander) on the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, based
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On February 1, 2015 Good Shepherd Lutheran Brethren Church in Fergus Falls, MN installed Kurt Frustol to its elder board.
Fergus Falls, MN – President Paul LarsonOn December 14th, at Good Shepherd LBC in Fergus Falls, I listened and watched as our co-workers, Joel & Marybeth Nordtvedt, talked about the new mission God was calling them into — ministering to international students in university settings in the greater Phoenix area. There was clear passion and
Huntington Station, NY – President Paul LarsonPastor Fred Scragg & I in the sanctuary of our church in Huntington St.
42st Time Square, New York, NY – President Paul LarsonMy head & heart are full as I wrap up a week out east. Thinking of all the fine people I never knew before, & all the ones I know better than I did before. Such an engaging/enjoyable/eye-opening time. I met passion, pain & resolve. In
Tuscarora Inn, Mount Bethel, PA – President Paul LarsonJoy to be in mission partnership with these fine people! Friendship, a great meal, song, gifts, plus lots of laughs at the Eastern Region Pastors / Spouses Christmas Party. Brian Abrahamsen & the staff at Tuscarora: thank you for blessing our pastors and spouses with this gift!
Moorhead, MN/West Fargo, ND – President Paul LarsonGot to be part of Triumph’s training event on Friday – great to hear Pastor Jeff Seaver and see Triumph’s heart for fostering a disciple-making church culture. Also privileged to be introduced / interviewed by Pastor Kirk Militzer at Triumph Moorhead services yesterday! Triumph is in its 16th year of outreach through
Rochester, MN – President Paul LarsonGreat to be in worship and celebration with Gethsemane LBC for my brother George Schweitzer’s installation as pastor! This will be a great team led by Mark Nienow & George. Pray for Gethsemane as they engage their community. Pray as they face unique ministry burdens and opportunities in a ‘medical treatment
Marysville, WA – President Paul LarsonI was privileged to worship with Word of Life LBC in Marysville yesterday. Please be in prayer for these brothers and sisters, especially for Pastor Jay Price & Michael Titterness, as they minister to students and families in the wake of Friday’s tragic school shootings – (with Mario Doiron, Heidi Haugen
Olympia, WA – President Paul LarsonI’m Grateful to be part of the Pacific Region North men’s retreat. Worship was led by Community Church of Joy, Sammamish, WA. Good food from Dr Paul Cress, even some laughs from local ‘comedian’ Pastor Arthur England. Great to meet lots of men desiring to lead and grow — thanks
Lynnwood, WA – President Paul LarsonEnjoyed some good Pacific Northwest coffee and even better conversation hearing these brothers’ hearts & vision – (with Dirk McIvor, Phil Heiser and David Overland).
Everett, WA – President Paul LarsonGreat couple hours with this friend & fellow servant of the Gospel! 19 years & counting Marty & Mim Valder have given themselves to this ministry. I’m encouraged to hear of the young leaders raised up and sent out, and the present ministry going on to children, youth & young adults.