Building fund for Trinity Lutheran Congregation

On June 21, 2020, Rev. Jane Buckley-Farlee gave the guest sermon. In it, she mentioned the building that her congregation was constructing with the Islamic Civic Society of America. If you would like to contribute to the building, please mail a check to College Heights with "Rev. Jane" in the memo. Here is a summary of the project written by Rev. Jane: Trinity Lutheran Congregation and the Islamic Civic Society of America/Dar Al-Hijrah have worked together on various initiatives in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis for a number of years. During the past five years in particular we have cherished a relationship that is grounded in mutual respect, a belief that each congregation

"Empathy" (Ranya Anabtawi)

Ranya Anabtawi is College Heights' longtime yoga partner, and she spoke about empathy, especially as it relates to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Non-canonical writings

A look at three of the early non-canonical writings — Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Mary, and the Didache.

"When Everything Changes, Can We?" (Rev. Jane Buckley-Farlee)

Watch Rev. Jane Buckley-Farlee's sermon from June 21, 2020. She is the senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Congregation in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN. Her scripture was Luke 1:46-55: And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, an

"We Are Made for the Beloved" (Rev. Terri Echelbarger)

Rev. Terri Echelbarger of Many Journeys MCC preached as message called "We Are Made For the Beloved." She began with a reading from Psalm 16:7-11: I praise YHWH, who guides me; Even at night my heart teaches me. I’m always aware of Your presence; You are right by my side, And nothing can shake me.

Seminarian Will Bryant

Episcopal seminarian Will Bryant preached on Trinity Sunday. The lectionary readings from Genesis and Matthew reminded him that "regardless of whatever humans may do to each other, creation is good. Also, the Gospel tells us what we should do as disciples of Christ and reminds us that Jesus is with us always."

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