City Park Lutheran Internship Part 4: Outreach and Future Planning

City Park Lutheran and the Budapest-Fasori Evangélikus Egyház are committed to being connected in meaningful ways with their neighbor’s in Christ both near and far. Over the course of my internship, I was able to be involved in many of the ways that these congregations connected with others in our community. First, in December, our… Read More City Park Lutheran Internship Part 4: Outreach and Future Planning

City Park Lutheran Internship Part 3: Worship and Community Building

City Park Lutheran Church has been around for about 5 years, and has a history of diverse people coming together for worship. As the intern pastor at City Park, it has been a wonderful experience to contribute to the community building inside and outside of worship that happens at City Park. Throughout the year, we… Read More City Park Lutheran Internship Part 3: Worship and Community Building

i feel sLOVEnia

Last week, Zach and I were invited to help out with a vacation Bible School this last week in the village of Križevci, Slovenia. From our understanding, Vacation Bible School, as many young children who attend church might experience in the summer is not terribly common in this region. Pastors Mitja and Judit were excited to… Read More i feel sLOVEnia

City Park Lutheran Internship Part 1: Religion Teacher

Throughout my time as an intern at City Park Lutheran, I was also a Lutheran Religion Teacher (Hittan Tanár) at Városligeti Magyar-Angol Két Tanítási Nyelvű Általános Iskola. This translates to City Park Hungarian-English Bilingual General School. At the school I taught four small classes of students: 1st Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, and 7th Grade.… Read More City Park Lutheran Internship Part 1: Religion Teacher

A Mighty Fortress is Our God: YAGM Lenten Retreat in Romania

The hymn by Martin Luther “A Mighty Fortress is our God” is a popular anthem for many Lutherans around the world. In Hungary, “Erős vár a mi Istenünk”  (Hungarian for “A Mighty Fortress is our God”) is more than that title of a hymn sung on Protestant Reformation Day, but the greeting offered between Hungarian speaking… Read More A Mighty Fortress is Our God: YAGM Lenten Retreat in Romania