Category: Churchwide News

Breaking Down Walls

Greetings, dear friends in Christ!  On Nov. 9, 2019, the world will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. As we look back to remember this important moment in human history, we are reminded that there is much work to be done to tear down the walls that divide us today. Galatians 3:28 …

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Living Lutheran Stories – September 3, 2019

In praise of repetition in worship Editor’s note: Our June cover story, “Worship 101,” examined the “whats, whys and hows” of ELCA worship. We now continue the story as a monthly online series further exploring what … continue My take: The great value of a pastor’s divided attention There is an undercurrent at the pastor’s book launch (or community-garden opening …

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Headed off to college?

If you are a young adult, or if you know of a young adult who is looking for a community of friends and a way to express faith, consider campus ministry. Young adults experience unique spiritual, intellectual and emotional challenges. Campus Ministry seeks to strengthen and support them as they learn and grow. Visit the LuMin …

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Bold Connections – Women of the ELCA – September 2019

Join us for this life-changing event in Phoenix Since 1988, we’ve gathered every three years to party and act boldly on our faith. Lisa Plorin, president of Women of the ELCA’s executive board, invites you to the Gathering in Phoenix, July 16-18, 2020. Join thousands of other women for this “life-changing event so you can be inspired to …

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ELCA World Hunger – Go and Do News – September 2019

NEW! ADVENT RESOURCES Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of Christ’s birth with ELCA World Hunger this Advent! ELCA World Hunger’s new resource packet includes samples of the newest and most popular resources to share with your congregation. Included is an Advent study full of new weekly devotions, Advent calendarsto brighten up your home or congregation with a …

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ELCA Global Links – August 2019

“This is not a time to be derailed from the message that is entrusted to us, but to draw from it and to witness to it in the midst of our broken world.”— Panti Filibus Musa At the ELCA Churchwide Assembly this month, Panti Filibus Musa — archbishop of the Lutheran Church of Christ in …

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2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering

As a rostered minister in the ELCA, you are invited to join colleagues at the 2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering under the theme “Rekindle the Gift Within You” (2 Timothy 1:6). This an opportunity to gather with colleagues across the church for fellowship, renewal, continuing education, Bible study and refreshment of your spirit. Learn more! Watch …

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