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Author Archive: Greater Milwaukee Synod

Assembly Guidebook Now Available

Assembly Guidebook Now Available

Want to go paper-free at Synod Assembly? Download the Guidebook app on your smartphone and you’ll be on your way to being paperless. Simply download the Guidebook app, follow instructions and scan the QR code below to access the 2016 Synod Assembly page. The app is filled with everything you need to know about the […]

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  April 8, 2016   No comments
Assembly Service Project with the ELCA Outreach Center

Assembly Service Project with the ELCA Outreach Center

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 […]

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  April 8, 2016   No comments
So Grateful!

So Grateful!

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 […]

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  February 23, 2016   No comments
Stewardship Fair Powerpoints

Stewardship Fair Powerpoints

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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  February 8, 2016   No comments
A Word from Bishop Jeff about Mission Support

A Word from Bishop Jeff about Mission Support

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 […]

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  December 10, 2015   No comments
Response to Governor Walker on Syrian Refugees

Response to Governor Walker on Syrian Refugees

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 […]

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  November 18, 2015   No comments
Lutheran Disaster Response – US Flooding

Lutheran Disaster Response – US Flooding

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 […]

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  October 6, 2015   No comments
Community

Community

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 […]

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  January 12, 2015   No comments
Service

Service

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.

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  January 12, 2015   No comments
Peer Ministers

Peer Ministers

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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  January 12, 2015   No comments
On Belief and Belonging

On Belief and Belonging

Each Monday night at 7:00 pm we gather in the Corner House prayer and meditation room to explore faith and life in an open and accepting environment.  Artwork, music, meditation, time in nature, and sacred writings help us consider what we believe and how we find a sense of belonging in the world.  We will […]

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  January 11, 2015   No comments
Worship

Worship

God’s presence is all around us – every step and every breath – but daily life is full of distractions that keep us from seeing and feeling God with us.  In worship, we wake up to the deeper truth in which we live.   We stop and remember in word and song and silence and […]

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  January 10, 2015   No comments