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Greg and Julie Lindberg, CFO and Financial Services

April 22, 2013

What year did you begin attending St. Philip the Deacon? We began attending in the summer of 2011 and became members in the fall of 2011. What is your faith background? Julie is Catholic and attended Catholic parochial schools from kindergarten through high school in Fargo, ND. Greg is Lutheran and grew up in the […]

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Nick and Sue-Ellen Stephan, VP of Finance and Stay-At-Home Mom

October 31, 2012

How long have you attended St. Philip the Deacon? We moved to Plymouth, September 9th, 2001, from New Jersey and started attending St. Philip right after September 11th. What is your faith background? Nick was raised Catholic, and I was raised Lutheran. What is your professional background? Nick is a VP of Finance for a […]

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Tim & Trish Johnson, Golf Course Industry and Stay-at-Home Mom

October 24, 2012

What year did you begin attending St. Philip the Deacon? We have been members since 1998 or so. What is your faith background? As children we were both blessed to grow up in Christian families. Tim has always attended a Lutheran Church and Trish grew up in the Catholic tradition. When our first son was born, we […]

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For All

April 20, 2011

by Kathy Henningsen My husband sent me an e-mail today which said, “Not many Lutheran Churches will have this on their website.” I clicked on and read “Communion at the Vatican.” It was a beautiful touching story, and inspired me to think about my experiences with Holy Communion. I grew up in Chicago, and was […]

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Confirmation and My First Communion

April 2, 2011

by Bill Steinbicker Sunday, April 2nd 1950 was a special day for me: I was being confirmed and that meant I’d also have my first communion. Finally at age fifteen, after a long series of confirmation classes given by Pastor Henry Ressmeyer at Grace Lutheran Church in Malverne, New York, I’d be able to kneel at […]

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First Communion

March 15, 2011

by Lynne Jonell Kratoska I wasn’t supposed to take communion.  I was too young.  Nobody had remembered to tell me, though. We didn’t have a formal First Communion ceremony at our church; we were not Catholic, nor mainline Protestant.  I had not seen grade-schoolers dressed up in their best, parading down the aisle for their […]

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Mark de Naray, Executive

April 6, 2010

At St. Philip since: My wife Carol and I have been at St. Philip since 1996. Our faith background: Carol grew up in the Episcopal church. I was raised as a Catholic and went to parochial school through elementary school. We were married in college in an Episcopal congregation, but then stopped attending church – […]

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Dave and Lynn Talen, Med Tech Exec and Sales Rep

March 11, 2010

At St. Philip since: Lynn and I and our daughters, Haley and Brooke, have been attending St. Phillip since 2007. Our Faith Background: Until we were married, I think that Lynn and I would have said that our faith was Catholic, for Lynn, and Presbyterian, for myself. The issue of religion, however, at the time […]

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