Confirmation

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Mark and Deb Allison, Business Owner and Sales Director

March 11, 2013

What year did you begin attending St. Philip the Deacon? We began attending St. Philip in 1996 or so. We had just moved to the neighborhood and were thrilled to have discovered St. Philip. What is your faith background? We were both baptized, confirmed and grew up in the Lutheran church. What is your professional […]

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Planting a Tree

April 16, 2011

by John Schultz I grew up in a Lutheran church where you received first communion after confirmation. Confirmation followed two years of classes with Pastor in his study. The day before my confirmation in early May, I helped my Dad in the yard, as we were expecting many guests for my confirmation celebration. It was […]

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Remembering Who I Am and To Whom I Belong

April 5, 2011

by Pastor David Hoffman I first received Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, Alta, Iowa and it was immediately after I had been confirmed (8th grade because confirmation was required before receiving communion).  I knelt at the rail—in this congregation of my maternal grandparents and my parents—and for the first time received the Eucharist.    In […]

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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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