Entries by Jill Beim


OVERVIEW ~ Snowboarders and skiers! Join us this February as we head to Lutsen Resort in northern Minnesota and shred the gnar! We will leave Friday, February 9th, at 5:00 pm from Central, board or ski all day Saturday and Sunday, and drive home late Sunday night to arrive at Central around 10:00 pm. All […]

Thank you!

THANK YOU for Blessing so many through these Ministry Opportunities this Christmas Season. Operation Christmas Child collected over 450 filled shoeboxes this year. Special thanks to Kenzie Risting and Carter Hanson for leading this project.   Our Adopt-a-Family is in process of helping many families in the Elk River, Otsego, Big Lake and Zimmerman areas […]

Illusionist Adrian Van Vactor

Family Friendly Community Event! Illusionist Adrian Van Vactor will present his international award-winning show as a way to challenge the minds of skeptics and share God’s message of love through Jesus Christ in a relevant and entertaining way. More details to come.

Scriptures for December 10, 2017

Luke 3:1-18 The Proclamation of John the Baptist 3 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of […]

Happy St. Nicholas Day and NIB Invitation

Central, Happy St. Nicholas Day! St. Nicholas was born in Patara, an area that is part of present-day Turkey. He lost both of his parents as a young man and, as a devout Christian, he reportedly used his inheritance to help the poor, needy and sick. Eventually he served as bishop of Myra, a city […]

SHE Equip – December 4, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​Thank you to Linda Menth for our devotional this week. ​ Our focus for this Second Sunday of Advent is Luke 3:1-10 The Candle of Love Isn’t that a beautiful title all by itself? Reading about John the Baptist, I felt he is giving us a way to share this love […]

Teresa of Avila and Journey to the Unexpected

Central, How will we begin the “JOURNEY TO THE UNEXPECTED” this Advent? I invite you to join me in praying a prayer from Teresa of Avila. Teresa was born in in Spain in 1515. She lived most of her life in a convent until her death in 1582. She was often sick but she became a brilliant […]

A Choirboy Christmas

Come and enjoy the International Award-Winning North Star Boys Choir in concert at Central Lutheran Church on Friday, December 15, 2017 – 7:00 pm. Under the direction of Frances Stockwell.