Our New Visitation Pastor

Visitation Pastor~ We are very excited to Welcome Pastor Cindy Gray as our new Visitation Pastor!  She will officially start in August but will be joining us for service the next couple Sundays.  Please introduce yourself and welcome her to the Grace family!

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Pastor Cindy Gray was introduced during both services on Sunday (June 25th) as Grace’s new Visitation Pastor.  She enjoyed meeting some congregation members and attending our services.  She will officially start Aug.1st but will be available for back up if needed during the month of July.  Pastor Cindy will be joining us again on July 2nd so if you missed her on Sunday please introduce yourself and welcome her.

Pastor Cindy is recently retired from Bethlehem Lutheran in Aitkin, MN and currently lives in Sandstone, MN with her husband Jim Sodergren, also a retired pastor from Grasston. They were married just over a year ago so are “newlyweds”. In 1993 she adopted her first daughter Kate from India and two years later adopted her second daughter Christine, also from India. Pastor Cindy served as an associate pastor for 2 years in Flandread, SD.  She then spent 15 years as pastor at Our Saviors Lutheran in Aurora, MN. Her last call was for 12 years as the pastor at Bethlehem Lutheran.

Pastor Cindy attended high school and community college in Hibbing, MN and still has family there. She graduated from Mankato State University in 1977.  10 years later she graduated from Luther Seminary and has been ordained for 30 years.

Pastor Cindy’s main role will be with our home bound congregation members and helping with services at St. Claire’s and Eastwood.  She will join in Sunday congregation life periodically so will eventually become a familiar face to everyone. We are very excited to be moving forward with this piece of our transition puzzle by welcoming her!

Grace Garden Helpers

The VBS 6th grade did a fabulous Thrivent Service Project by preparing beds and planting in the Courtyard.  We now are in need of Garden Helpers.  Youth with parents are encouraged.  We will need waterers and general caregivers to the plants.  If you want to be a part of the Grace Garden Helpers, please let Leah at the office or Barbara 320-492-1664 know.  The flowers need our help now.  Thank you.

St Paul Saints

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Come along with us to the

St. Paul Saint Baseball Game

WHEN: August 13th at 5:00 pm.

We will be leaving GLC @ 2:00 pm.

We will be car-pooling.

There is a sign-up sheet on the Youth Table.

Deadline is July 9th!!

Tickets are $18.00 and parking is additional.

Please Make Checks Payable to Grace Lutheran with baseball in the memo, all money is due July 9th.

Job Opening

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries~ Grace Lutheran Church, Mora, MN seeks to hire a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries.  GLC is a community of Spirit filled disciples of Jesus Christ committed to changing the world by God’s grace.  We are located in the heart of beautiful Mora, MN.  Our desired candidate will have a love for Jesus and His church, experience in congregational life & Christian education and have skills in organizing and communicating with parents, children and youth.  For a complete job description and application please contact the church: 320-679-1062 or www.gracechurchmora.org.  Applications and resumes are due before June 30th.  Thanks for your consideration.