The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


A sweet summer treat

Lauren Cordts, a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Amherst, N.H., sells cotton candy at the city's July 4th celebration.

jim westMessiah's youth group raised $671.50, which will go toward its goal of attending the 2012 ELCA Youth Gathering in New Orleans.

In other fundraising efforts, the youth have staged benefit concerts, bake sales, raked yards and "flamingoed" yards (members pay to have the plastic flamingos removed or kept away).


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