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Hello, Summer!

It seems like summer goes by fast once it officially starts. Of course, if you have lived in the Midwest for a while you know that summer weather usually happens long before summer begins. However, it is still over in a blink of an eye. It is because we anticipate it so much. There is so much to plan into 3-4 months before the weather starts to get cool again and summer activities like swimming…

A Day of Remembrance

As we approach Memorial Day this year, we will be thinking about the suffering overseas, the needless deaths and destruction of cities in Ukraine. At home we will think about our fallen heroes of war. We will visit cemeteries and memorial sites and honor those who have fought and lost their lives in battle. We may spend time with family and friends, attend a picnic or family reunion. Whatever we…

Have Faith

We have just celebrated Easter. The Resurrection of Christ. We have spent time with families and friends and attended beautiful church services. However, I still find myself grieving for the sadness in the world right now. Sometimes I feel guilty for being happy and thankful for things in my life. This Bible verse comes to mind when I feel this way:

Trust in the LORD with all your heart,…

Spring Thoughts

Spring is only a few days away. It is a time of awakening and renewal, a time of organizing and cleaning out our lives. Everyone does some type of spring cleaning. We open our windows when it is warm enough and let in the fresh air. We also can do this with our spiritual lives, a cleansing of our souls. We clean out the cobwebs and bring in fresh perspective and light. Spring also gives us hope…

Hello, Salem!

My name is Laura Cooper, and I am the new office administrator at Salem Lutheran Church. I have 20 years of experience working in a church environment. I spent all those years at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood,