The Salt Shaker

flavoring the world with justice and love
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Jesus told his followers, “You are the salt of the earth”. Salt, in the right amounts and in the right situations, preserves, flavors, and enables life. When love is shared and justice prevails for all people, the world is preserved, flavored and enabled with the Divine Life of God.  So pass the salt and let’s do a little shaking. Pastor Tim Koester

June 13-19 Read Your Bible

June 12/13: Paul as an Apostle Reading: Galatians 1:11-2:10 Acts 9:1-15 Background: Lutheran Study Bible (Introduction to Galatians, paragraph 3) [Paul] first provides a strong defense of his authority as an apostle sent directly by Jesus Christ and God (1:11-24; see...

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Wingtips 6.9.21

First of all I'm thankful for all of the wonderful birthday blessings! I'm so grateful for the gift of community and you all are the best present one could hope for! Second- a reminder that this Sunday, from 9:00-10:00 am, we will have a reception in the Gathering...

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Read your Bible: June 5-11 Letters from Paul

Readings:  Galatians 1:1-10 Romans 1:1-15 Background: Lutheran Study Bible (Introduction to Galatians, paragraph 2) Other Jewish leaders who were believers in Jesus had come to Galatia. They insisted that to be acceptable to God the non-Jewish believers must observe...

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Easing our Way Forward

Easing our Way Forward

  Caution:  Data ahead!  But also information about changes coming to worship and other activities at Saint Michael. So read all the way through.  The good stuff is at the end!     This graph from the Douglas County Health Department, shows the number of...

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Holy Week and Easter Worship

...we are going to have an outdoor sunrise service! I grew up doing these every year and I've wanted to find a way to have one in Omaha for the past five years!   This year feels like the perfect time to make it happen but don’t worry, it won’t be exactly at...

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March 13 Update on COVID-19

Attention members of Saint Michael,  Much has changed since last week when I sent a message about the COVID-19 outbreak. Much has changed since last night when the church council met. It seems all at once, we have awoken to the seriousness of the issue before us....

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