Woodwalk Gallery Hosts Book Launch

Vance Toivonen, author and pastor, will introduce his new book, Reading Jesus: Meeting the Word of God at Woodwalk Gallery June 6 from 7 – 9 pm. At this launch, there will be refreshments, opportunities to meet the author and signed copies available for purchase.

Toivonen’s book invites readers to move beyond written words and discover the person of Jesus whose life speaks to people today. The emphasis of the book is encountering Jesus as a vital living person.

For more than 500 years, the Bible has been referred to as the Word of God. Even before the Bible was written, there was a Living Word spoken through prophets and Jesus of Nazareth.

Toivonen has served congregations in North Dakota, Wisconsin (including two churches in Sturgeon Bay), and is now pastor of Nazareth Lutheran (ELCA) in Armstrong, Iowa.

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