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ELCA Worship News – May 2019

Friends in Christ, Greetings in this Easter season! It is our hope that Alleluias are still resounding and that the peace and joy of the Risen Christ is being shared in your midst. Such sharing happens when the church sings together, singing the texts and tunes that form and express the faith of each worshiping …

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Seeds Monthly – May 2019

A 60-day journey toward justice in a culture of gun violence Twenty-five years ago, the ELCA adopted the social message “Community Violence,” calling for advocacy and an end to the cycle of violence. This message is still all too relevant, with frequent occurrences of gun violence in this country. This new 60-day resource invites the …

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LIRS Newsletter May 2019

Friend, This month, we had the opportunity to celebrate the amazing mothers in our life – and at LIRS that includes many of the resilient and courageous women that we serve. But today, the plight of mothers who are seeking refuge in America, is often marked by sacrifice and loss – in fact, this week brought the …

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Missouri Tornadoes

SITUATION late on Wednesday, May 22, a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri causing widespread damage and destruction. This tornado is just one of at least 29 tornadoes to impact the area over a 24-hour period. In Missouri, at least three people have been killed, homes and businesses were destroyed, and rescues are stlll underway. These tornadoes are a port of a …

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Living Lutheran Stories – May 21, 2019

ELCA members pray for student pastor, call for immigration reform On May 15, ELCA members and the Racine (Wis.) Interfaith Coalition called for just immigration reform at an evening prayer vigil held outside the Kenosha County Detention Center. ELCA Greater … continue This is my brave “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom …

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Go & Do News – May 2019

DOMESTIC HUNGER GRANT APPLICATION OPEN! The application window for ELCA World Hunger’s 2020 Domestic Hunger Grants is open through June 17! Domestic Hunger Grants accompany congregations and their partners throughout the United States and Caribbean as they draw on the strengths of communities to address local issues such as food security, clean water, housing, job …

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Join the 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering Planning Team!

Planning Team Application The Gathering is primarily planned and led by amazing volunteers who serve on 14 different teams. We are now accepting applications from individuals who would like to participate in the planning process. Applications will be accepted through June 21, 2019. During the application process, you will be asked to select up to …

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