Clergy Corner: All Saints Day – a day of remembrance, mourning, and hope

File photoPastor Erin Armstrong is the senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church. ■ Erin Armstrong / Contributed Churches that follow the liturgical calendar celebrated All Saints Day on Nov. 5. It’s a day where we remember those who have died and are now resting in power and light. At Trinity Lutheran, this act of remembrance engages a multitude of senses – lighting candles, speaking names, and ringing bells. For many, this day is often a day of mourning. Sometimes the loss of a loved one is too new or too deep to bear. Even surrounded by a community and naming a whole litany of names, one’s grief can be a lonely

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