Easter – A Place Called Hope


Easter for me is not about colored eggs and chocolate bunnies. Easter is about a place called hope.

Synod Grantwriting Workshop 2014

May 20th, Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, 6-8:30 Fee: $10 Overview Providing basic information on grantwriting for individuals without significant grant writing experience. • Overview of grantwriting …

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Quick Facts About Synod Assembly

Our Synod Assembly, Together at God’s Table is just a few weeks away! This event will take place May 29-31, 2014 at the Country Springs Hotel …

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Luther Manor is Happy

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Inspired by Pharrell Williams’ hit song residents of Luther Manor Retirement Community show their “happy” side. This video was directed by Terrace resident Rusty Tym and …

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Day of Grace


St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa welcomes former ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson to a Day of Grace on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

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Synod Assembly News

Synod Assembly planning is well underway! Our gathering will be held on May 29-31, 2014 at the Country Springs in Waukesha. Our focus this year is …

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Habits of the Heart

Are you concerned about the divisive climate in Wisconsin’s civic life? Do you wonder how you and your congregation can play a constructive role in modeling …

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Ecumenical Prayer Service and Public Lecture Celebrate Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Members of all Christian traditions are invited to attend two events during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. A Taize Prayer Service will take place …

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Rural Ministry Conference

Wartburg Theological Seminar’s 33rd Annual Rural Ministry Conference is being held on March 2nd-4th, 2014. This year’s focus is “Revitalizing Rural & Small Town Ministries.” The …

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New Year…New Time

A new year and it is time to think about stewardship. Wasn’t that in November when the church talks about stewardship? Stewardship is what we do …

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About Voting Members for the 2014 Greater Milwaukee Synod Assembly

If, like most congregations, your congregation holds its annual meeting in January or early February, it is worth keeping in mind that one of the responsibilities …

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Canceled services and reduced worship attendance because of ice and snow probably played havoc with “end of year giving” in the Greater Milwaukee Synod. We hope …

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Together at God’s Table– call for photos


We need your photos! We’re looking for your help as we begin to prepare for Synod Assembly.

Virtual Coaching

Virtual Coaching registration is now available. This is an interactive, online coaching experience with Jonathan Reitz, CEO and Lead Trainer for CoachNet International. The specifics are …

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Christmas blessings from your synod staff!


May the joy of Christ’s birth fill your life with peace and love. Have a safe and joyful Christmas from all of us here at the synod office!

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All abilities are welcome – A video by Aaron Krause


by Sandy Krause, of Divine Word Pentecost Lutheran Church Negotiating the world when you are differently abled can be challenging. Having a strong faith foundation, supportive …

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Update for Rostered Leaders re: The Formatta Transition

Dear Rostered Leaders, As we enter the Advent season in which we anticipate the celebration of Jesus’ birth, I wish peace and joy to you and …

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Raising Up Those Blessings at Christmas

Christmas is a great time to raise up before our people the blessings that have come through from our congregational and synodical ministries over the past …

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