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Summer Camp Refunds

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VLM will be contacting campers about options for their summer camp deposits. If you had family members registered for Camp Hiawatha or Camp Vermilion and you haven’t heard from VLM, please contact them about your options –  VLM@VLMcamps.org or 218-666-5465 www.VLMcamps.org * vlm@VLMcamps.org * 800-331-5148 *   218-666-5465 Camp Hiawatha, 36944 Camp Hiawatha Road, Deer River, MN Camp Vermilion, 2555 Vermilion Camp Road, Cook, MN

Summer Options

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It isn’t summer in God’s great northwoods without the sound of people singing and praising God outside! When the CDC and Minnesota Department of Health give us the ok, we hope to provide opportunities for safe gatherings for congregations, families, and youth to sing and praise God together. Watch your church newsletter, VLM’s website and […]

Connect with Camp at Home

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We have been offering regular Morning Mai live at 9:00am on our Facebook page each morning. (Mai – a tree, rock, or other natural landmark that gave direction to early Voyageurs; at camp it gives us a direction for our day.) Join us as it happens, or watch it later as your schedule allows.      We […]

Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry COVID 19 Response

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The VLM Board of Directors, at their April 3rd meeting, voted that, “For the safety of our campers, volunteers, staff, and their families and to position the organization to be a resource for our church and communities during these uncertain times, Camp Hiawatha and Camp Vermilion and their associated programs, will be temporarily closed until further notice.”     […]

Confirmation

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Confirmation is back up and running! Well, from the comfort of our homes of course.  Students have joined back together over Zoom to be community together in a new way. We are still practicing navigation through our Bibles, as we read about God being there for people in difficult times. We are still building relationships and […]

Warm Your Heart Community Clothesline

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In such an unprecedented time as this, many of us might feel like we would like to do more to help. Maybe we want to help but sometimes find it difficult to know what to do? We would like to help, just a little, by providing needed food for our neighbors. We will be opening our […]

Sunday School

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Pastor Rebecca will be live-streaming a video about Jonah and the Whale for our Sunday School. Please watch our Facebook page for further details.

Thank You

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Thank you to those who have helped with livestreaming worship and leading music: Sue Swanson, Bill and Jeannine Bauman, Mayme Barber, Brenda Ryberg, and Rico Giorgi.     We may need others to help. If you know how to livestream from Facebook and could be a called for back up as needed, please call the church office.

Will You be a Bell Ringer?

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The use of bells in churches dates back to 400 AD when a Paulinus of Nola introduced bells as part of church services. In 604 AD, Pope Sabinian officially sanctioned the ringing of church bells specifically during the celebration of the Eucharist and to announce times of daily prayer. By the early Middle Ages, church […]

How to Live Stream the Church Service

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Go to: www.gelc.info. Go to the bottom of the page in the lower left corner and click on the “f” letter. This will bring you to Gethsemane’s Facebook Page. You can start scrolling down to look at the posts. A box will pop up that says: See more of Gethsemane Lutheran on Facebook which asks you […]