It has been a whole year since I had the privilege to meet and begin to work with you all in ministry. So, I suppose we could say Happy Anniversary! The amazing consistency of anniversaries are those touching points where we look back and see how far you have travelled in life in the past [...]
June 2021 The summer months are finally here! Which means we are getting to enjoy some hot weather, thunderstorms, and green trees. It is also very exciting to see that the summer months are bringing a slowing to the pandemic. For the first time in a long time, it has been exciting to hear voices [...]
Sunday, May 23rd was Quilt Recognition for our graduating High School Seniors. Those who received quilts were : Grace Magnuson, Rachael Riley, Boone Carlson and Cole Christianson. Congratulations class of 2021! https://www.facebook.com/roglutheran/videos/327019458823942
WELCA is still in need of volunteers for this event. Please contact Linda Christianson, Joyce Peterson or Nancy Wesely if you are interested!
May 2021 It has been over a year since I first interviewed with the Call Committee here, and this month will make a year since you voted as a congregation to call me as your pastor. It is amazing how quickly that time has passed and how many things we have done together in the [...]
Easter season is upon us and the world is waking up. We even saw the first robin of the year in our yard at our bird feeder just recently. We are reminded of the rebirth and resurrection of the earth all around us today. I find that maybe people are feeling a bit better with their ability to be outside and feel the warmth of the sun. We feel better, too, because maybe it has begun to feel like the beginning of the end of a long, long year.
Holy Week is near and our schedule of worship at Red Oak Grove has been finalized. Spread the word, and please note that masks and social distancing will still be encouraged! Our week starts with Palm Sunday on March 28th at 9 a.m. We will have palms and a processional that will start outside (weather [...]
We enter into the Lenten season together as a whole community with all of the church, nature, and all people. This midweek Lenten series invites us to use the Gospel of Mark to more closely connect with community through the Word and prayer. You will receive these devotions or pick them up in church every [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEbbNP8R0_c Sunday, January 10th 2021Welcome! Join us as we install a new council and celebrate the LORDS baptism.