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ECO-PALMS

On Palm Sunday, Trondhjem will once again get Eco-Palms ordered through Lutheran World Relief.  Check out what that means…

Harvesting palm products is an important source of supplemental income for many indigenous families and communities in Guatemala and Mexico. However, over-harvesting palm can threaten the livelihood of these communities as well as the forests where the palm plants thrive and provide the shade required by the palms.

The palm producing areas tend to be the home of poorer segments of the rural population where the people rely heavily on the palm harvest for income. But, although purchases of palms in the U.S. may reach as high as $4.5 million each year, the palm harvesters themselves earn very little.  (more…)

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Palm Sunday – Lenten Fair!

 The children will be putting on a Lenten Fair display on Palm Sunday (April 17th).  The children have been making Easter crafts in their classroom and these crafts will be displayed in the fellowship hall on Palm Sunday. Your children will spend the first 15-20 minutes of Sunday School that day showing them to you and the congregation.  It gives the children a chance to get excited about and show what they’ve been learning.  It also helps us all focus on Holy Week and Easter.

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