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From the Desk of Pastor Ted…

September 30, 2011

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A Letter to Dekorra’s Youth – Sent on Thursday I described the National Youth Gathering (summer of 2012) to a number of youth who met briefly on Wednesday.  There was enough interest that I went the next step – I put together a letter for the youth of Dekorra with information about the 2012 event.  […]

Letter to Dekorra Youth

September 30, 2011

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To: Youth Members of Dekorra Lutheran Church and Parents of Dekorra’s Youth From: Pastor Ted Johanson Re: National Youth Gathering for July of 2012 – REGISTRATION IS OCTOBER 9!! Meeting to Decide This – Saturday, October 8 at 11 a.m. at Church A Synod Trip to See Lutheran Colleges (October 27-29)  (for Information, Click HERE) Date:  September 29, 2011  This […]

From the Desk of Pastor Ted…

September 24, 2011

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By What Authority? Today’s gospel reading has the challenge to Jesus… “By what authority do you say and do these things?”  Jesus doesn’t provide an answer but poses questions.  He directs people to their own thinking.  Within the thinking processes come the answers, but the thinkers choose not to acknowledge what they’ve thought of. Jesus […]

From the Desk of Pastor Ted… (October Newsletter)

September 24, 2011

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A New Start Intentional Interim Ministry provides “new starts” on a regular basis.  I have enjoyed serving as pastor in many congregations during their time of transition, helping people think about what has made their congregation what it is, being part of new discovery about how God might be calling the people of a congregation […]

Brief Resume – Pastor Ted Johanson

September 5, 2011

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Click HERE to view my resume (I still need to add my most recent interim experience.)

From the Desk of Pastor Ted…

September 4, 2011

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Note: Click Here for Brief Resume From the Desk of Pastor Ted… September 1, 2011 Interim Ministry Officially Begins September 18 My wife, Joan, and I enjoyed meeting some of the members ofDekkoraLutheranChurchtwo weeks ago.  The occasion was an interview with the council to consider a contract for Intentional Interim Ministry.  A contract was developed […]