January 10, 2019 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator “Baptism is so full of comfort and grace that heaven and earth cannot comprehend it. It promises and brings the entire Christ. The blessings of baptism are boundless. No greater jewel can adorn our body and soul than baptism, for through it we obtain perfect holiness…

December 7, 2018 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator Our lives are filled with rituals and traditions – our regular patterns of behavior that occur daily, weekly and seasonally. The familiarity and rhythm of what we do assure us all is well. These experiences connect us with each other and remind us of who we…

November 14, 2018 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator After washing his disciples’ feet Jesus said “Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you should also wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you” – John 13:14-15 Service to…

November 4, 2018 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator How are devotions part of our life of faith? Ummm…devotions? Yes, devotions – taking time to pray, to read the bible, and to reflect on God’s presence in our lives as disciples of Jesus. Isn’t that what we do when we worship together as a faith…

October 21, 2018 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator Here is a closer look at Caring conversations – one of the key faith formation practices that our family ministry model is based on. Think about the many conversations you have with others on a daily basis. What are they about? Perhaps some of the topics…

October 7, 2018 by Candace Kostna, Family Ministry Coordinator On our website, we offer a snapshot of our family ministry model: “We worship together as families. Instead of sending our kids away for Sunday school, we share a worship experience and then provide resources and encouragement for parents to take an active role in their…

by Candace Kostna – Family Ministry Coordinator Faith formation is a life-long endeavour that began at our Baptism. When we were baptized, our parents, sponsors and faith community made promises to nurture us in a life of faith. Throughout our whole lives, we live as disciples of Jesus, we grow in our relationship with God, we…

by Candace Kostna – Family Ministry Coordinator “It takes a village to raise a child” is a phrase we hear often in different contexts. It’s an African proverb which means that “it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for a child to experience and grow” (thanks, Wikipedia! 😊) During an…

A Concert by: Amanda Adams-Fryatt ~ Soprano Sheva Schwartz ~ Cello Corey Francis ~ Piano Sherwood Park Lutheran Church 7 Tudor Crescent, Winnipeg MB Thursday, June 14th 7:00pm—8:30pm $10/ticket 12 & Under Free Additional Donations are Tax Deductible in support of Family Ministry. Click here to reserve your tickets.

Our lives are filled with God’s grace. As disciples, we are called to serve others in response and gratitude to God’s everlasting love. You are all invited to put your faith into action by taking part in our WE CARE BAGS for CLWR cross+generational service project. So, what does “cross+generational” mean? “Cross+generational” is when we…

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