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From our Parish Nurse, Pat Wordheide It seems that viruses and new bacteria are a great deal of concern in all of us, especially because the flu and cold season is here. The question is what can we do about …

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Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples spoke sternly to those who brought them; but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and …

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By Pat Woerheide, RN,  Parish Nurse So much is happening at this time of year that your body may be feeling stressed. There are tried and true techniques that you can use to control stress. Relaxed breathing with exercise like …

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ONLINE GIVING…AS EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE Almost every bank today offers its customers the ability to view their current account balances, account statements, transfer funds and pay bills online over the internet.  If you are like me, you may …

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By PARISH NURSE, Pat Woerheide, R.N. We have been having serious heat waves this spring and summer. Because of this weather, dehydration is a health concern. Infants, young children, and senior citizens are at increased risk because they frequently don’t ask …

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Jesus said, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” (Matthew 18:5, Mark 9:37, Luke 9:48) As I write these words in mid-July, the news media is dominated by images of children …

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 First Aid Stations First aid stations are available in many locations throughout our church building and are clearly marked. It is important that members are aware of the stations for use when an emergency occurs. When an accident occurs, the …

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401(k) vs. IRA In last month’s Financial Ministry Corner, we reviewed the differences between Index Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETF).   If you own an Index Fund or ETF, there is a high probability that it’s part of your retirement …

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From Pat Woerheide, RN, Parish Nurse Recently, I was able to attend an information session on aging in place, and just want to paraphrase what I learned: An extensive review was presented about resources for elder care.   During the information session it …

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“Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in common … Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they …

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