This sermon was preached at the Incarnation Lutheran Church revival service, August 15, 2017. The theme for the evening was “Leaning on the Lord,” taken from the hymn, “We’ve Come This Far by Faith.” The text I chose was Romans 8:26-39. Bishop Paul Erickson May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our…

NEW THIS YEAR!! You can call us for a ride! Just dial (262) 220-9587 and one of our trusty drivers will be happy to pick you up and take you where you need to be on campus. This service runs from 1pm to 30 minutes after the end of our plenary session on Thursday and from…

Right after you register for Synod Assembly, head upstairs in the Tarble Arena to visit The 2016 Ministry Fair! Why reinvent the wheel? Find out what ministry organizations in our synod (and beyond) are doing!  Learn about service and educational opportunities, advocacy and justice groups, and lots more!  Talk with representatives from 26 different ministry organizations.  AND the ministry fair…

We are pleased to partner with the ELCA Outreach Center in Kenosha to pack personal hygiene kits during assembly. We ask that congregations gather the following items for this project: small shampoo – travel size or hotel size is perfect deodorant – Men’s and Women’s toothpaste feminine hygiene items bar soap – again, travel size or hotel size…

I actually have waited a few days, just to make that the numbers were accurate, but I am happy to let you know that we did in fact receive more in synod benevolence in 2015 than we did in 2014. We received an increase of $1040 over the previous year, which in terms of dollars…

We heard great things from people who attended our Stewardship Fair this past weekend with Mark Vincent, Design Group International. As promised by Dr. Vincent, his presentations have been made available to you via the download links below. Special thanks to Dr. Vincent for sharing his time and resources with us.        

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Advent Peace to you, In this season, we reflect on those words that call to mind for us “Advent.”   Among them:   hope, peace, watch, prepare, expect, anticipate and a number of others.  The words of the Old Testament prophets remind us that the Lord, our God, is in our midst, so that our…

Response to Governor Walker: In a polarized political climate where minds are pretty much made up when it comes to politics, I find letters written by church leaders to be less helpful than they used to be. After all, our Governor has a right to his political views and in fact represents the views of…

Sisters and brothers in Christ, The rain may have stopped, but the catastrophic damage from record rainfall in the Carolinas is just being realized. Rivers have yet to crest and unprecedented scenes scatter the state. The flooding has led to the deaths of more than a dozen people, tens of thousands are without power, major highways…

Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. (Hebrews 13:1-2). This is Nargis. She is 2 and has been traveling with her mother and father for two months. Because of security reasons, they fled their home country and have been…

Make no mistake. I love being your bishop. It is something I have regarded from the beginning as a great privilege and a great trust.

Registration is Now Open!

At our next Synod Assembly in June 2016, we will be holding a Bishop election. The Bishop election is held every six years. The election is guided by the Holy Spirit while following a fair and independent process.

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The best way to grow a community is to eat together. Community Night is our opportunity to share a meal together. We meet on Monday nights in the Raynor Library basement from 6-7:30pm for a FREE meal and a time to connect with friends. Stay for as long as you want or drop in for…

Join us for weekly worship on Sundays at 6pm in the Chapel of the Holy Family of the AMU. All are welcome!

We are the hands and feet of God’s love. Service projects are a great way to live out that faith on campus. LCM offers a variety of service opportunities from serving a meal at Serenity Inns to offering a service based spring break trip.

Wyatt Meyer Year:  Sophomore Major:  Biology Favorite memory of LCM: My favorite LCM memory was the end-of-day reflection talks we had in Nicaragua. I learned a lot about my own perspective and it helped open my views on the world and its many people. Nicole Garey Year:  Graduate Student Major:  DPT program with Exercise Physiology…

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