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Dr. Stephen Bouman (back, middle), who was the bishop of Metropolitan New York Synod ELCA during 9-11, visited with Brent Bennett of Lincoln Lutheran Church, Hoffman; Marvin Jensen of Nora Lutheran Church, Kensington; and (front) Nathan and Emma Saulsbury of First Lutheran Church, Kensington.

New York 9-11 bishop addresses area churches

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Dr. Stephen Bouman, ELCA executive director of Congregational and Synodical Mission in Chicago, preached Saturday evening at Lincoln Lutheran Church in Hoffman and Sunday morning at Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria.

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On Sunday afternoon, he addressed a gathering of area congregation leaders at Shalom.

He spoke of the crisis of faith that comes with mind-numbing shock and grief. He also emphasized the importance of parents and grandparents in nurturing faith.

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