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May Presbytery Meeting at GST

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At our meeting on the May 24, there will be an opportunity to participate in a process led by Laurie Ferguson to determine “What’s Next”. She will lead us in a well thought out procedure that will result in positive directions for the Milwaukee Presbytery. Schedule: 3:30 Registration and Refreshments 3:50 Announcements 4:00 Presbytery Business […]

May Notes from Pastor Wendy

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What comes after the joy of Easter? Power and mission. For the seven weeks we have been joyfully celebrating the good news that Jesus is risen. We have been reflecting on some of the many ways that the good news of Easter affects our lives by assuring us that every end in God’s hands can […]

Did You Know? … by Carol

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April 2016 I’ve been writing this column for three years and I’ve just about told you everything I know. I may start making things up soon. Be alert. Here a few bits and pieces…..to be taken as truth. An administrator plus some of the older boys from our neighboring Townsend Street School come on Tuesdays […]

Transition Team News: We’ve Begun!

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The Transition Team is formed and beginning its work! On Sunday, March 13, seven people were installed as GST’s Transition Team: Joy Harshberger, Vi Hawkins, Mary Hix, Henry Kranendonk, Kathy Myles, Beverly Stribling, and Lisa Quinn. In partnership with Pastor Wendy, they will lead the congregation in undertaking a visioning process in 2016, in order […]

Easter Greetings

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Reflection verses for the month: “But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has risen, as he said.” –Matthew 28:5- 6 “He is risen!! He is risen indeed!! Alleluia!” Easter is my FAVORITE time in the […]

Three Sundays in January

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On January 17, 24, and 31 – the congregation will gather to take
some important steps in our future.

Arise, Shine…

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Reflection verses for the month:  “Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.” – Isaiah 60:1 and “When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy.” – Matthew 2:10 It’s Epiphany, and I’m thinking about…camping.  Yeah, that’s weird.  But all that starlight […]

Beginning with Beloved – A Blessing

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Here is the poem/blessing we started our worship and new ministry with Pastor Wendy Wirth-Brock on Sept 13, 2015. This poem by Jan Richardson, can be found at the link at the end of this post.   Begin here: Beloved.   Is there any other word needs saying, any other blessing could compare with this […]

A Few Words from Pastor Wendy

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Reflection verses: “I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. . .to give drink to my chosen people, the people whom I formed for myself so that they might declare my praise.” Isaiah […]

School Supplies and Block Party

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Sunday August 23 11:00-1:00 School Supply collection – Please help us collect school supplies to be distributed at the upcoming GST Block Party. You can store your donated goods in the Library Lounge next door to the office. Please see flyers located in the narthex, or see Monica Gramling about what is needed – pencils, […]