Arley K. Fadness ... CSSPlus contributor
Arley K. Fadness is a retired ELCA pastor who has served numerous Lutheran parishes in South Dakota and Minnesota. He is currently a member of Custer Lutheran Fellowship in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Pastor Fadness is a congregational consultant who coaches churches in visioning processes, and he also conducts leadership retreats and workshops on “Finding Your True Flair.” A graduate of Augustana College, Luther Theological Seminary, and McCormick Theological Seminary, Fadness is the author of several CSS titles, including Blueprints For Advent and Christmas, Blueprints for Lent, Six Spiritual Needs in America Today, Holy Moses, Hey Joseph!, and Where’s Noah? He is also a contributing author to Sermons on the First Readings (Series I, Cycle A).
Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Arley K. Fadness
Good morning boys and girls,
I have a question. Does anybody know what month we are in and what day it is today?
(children answer – March and the eighteenth)
You're right and do you know what's coming in two days?
(children may have no clue) In two days it's spring! And spring means planting.
Planting gardens, fields, and flowers. Oh what fun. I hope you get to plant something sometime this spring.
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