We have ordered 12 Spark Bibles and 12 Spark Story Bibles that will be placed in the pews of our congregation. I was wandering if there were any Blessing or dedication pieces/liturgies that are being used for the Bibles. We will have the children/youth up front for that part of the service. We will have them take a Bible and place it in the pews. Holly PaulsonSee More
Hi Holly...Last month I wrote up a summary of the Bible Study program happening at Trinity Lutheran at Yankton, SD. I posted that on a conversation on the South Dakota Synod page on Book of Faith. You can check it out.
I guess they want your e-mail address for the SD Synod group.
If you are interested in this, please reply to me...and include your
e-mail address. Sorry for the rigamarole...but I hope you
want to join us......Bernita
Hi Holly...good to see one more South Dakotan registered on BOF.
If you've done any browsing on the site, you've seen the Minnesotans are WAY ahead of us! I have found so many great resources on BOF, and am excited about the potential it holds for
getting Lutherans more involved in Bible Study. I am a member of Trinity Lutheran in Yankton, and I have found that my own faith grows by leaps and bounds when I am participating in a group Bible study. Right now our small group is reading Ephesians together. We plan to study Acts next...and it has been suggested that before that, we should probably read Luke together, since Acts is a continuation of that...same author. I am hoping that some of the BOF information given out at Synod Assembly last week may serve as a catalyst for more activity at the synod level.
So far it has been sparse...but I'm looking for more to happen this fall. I hope you will join the SD Synod group. It is by invitation only (I don't get that!)...but, hey, I'll send you an invitation! You will see that I posted an internet Bible Study on Philippians. I really enjoyed doing it, and perhaps we'll do something similar for fall. Welcome to BOF. You'll find some pretty interesting VIDEOS under that section...and some great conversations and blogs too.
Bernita Mannes, Yankton, SD
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