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Immanuel Lutheran congregation participates in ALS bucket challenge


Pastor Dave Miller, center, of Woodburn Immanuel Lutheran Church challenged his congregation Sunday to raisPhoto Credit: COURTESY OF DAVE MILLER - Members of Woodburn Immanuel Lutheran Church dump water over Pastor Dave Miller's head during a fundraiser for ALS.e money for ALS by donating $10 and then dumping a bucket of ice water over his head. Members lined up after worship services and donated a total of $270. The ALS bucket challenge has become a viral hit, so far raising more than $79 million for the ALS foundation. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.