“Every congregation is constantly under development, always re-forming,” points out Ben Hilding, a recent graduate of the Master of Divinity program at Luther Seminary in St. Paul. “Each congregation must ask themselves: How is God leading us to a new future?”
Keep up with current news from the Mission Investment Fund with recent stories from our quarterly newsletter, "The Mustard Seed."
Thoughtful planning and collaboration make the difference for this Minnesota church project.
When the Rev. Janet Kraatz was in her last year of seminary, the Mission Investment Fund presented her and her fellow seminarians with $25 savings accounts. “It was significant to me that MIF did that,” Pastor Kraatz says.
Flashlights. Smoke alarms. The high-tech toys that may have found their way into your home on Christmas Day. These items are in use every day, and these items are all powered by batteries. The question is: How do you properly dispose of those batteries when their power is gone?