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The Greater Milwaukee Synod Online Directory: Getting Started

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Attention rostered leaders, synod council and synod committee members! We have officially launched our brand new, online photo directory. Below you can learn step-by-step instructions on …

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Learning Opportunities Brochure

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Use our new event brochure to find out about all the wonderful things happening this fall.

Mission Support Half Year Report

“THANKS” to 131 congregation of the Greater Milwaukee Synod which sent in nearly one million dollars ($999,273 to be exact) in the first half (February-July) of …

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Divine Foolishness

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Christ crucified is God’s clearest and most complete act of love By Elizabeth A. Eaton For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who …

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Plan now for Global Church Sunday

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This fall, ELCA congregations and ministries are invited to celebrate God’s global church by hosting a Global Church Sunday. For ideas on when and how, visit …

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Deeper Understanding – Financial Stewardship

A way of life allowing us to become grateful, generous, loving, hopeful people Sadly, for many stewardship means raising money for church. In the Bible a …

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WHY PEOPLE GIVE. . .

“People want to make the world a better place to live. They want to believe that they can truly make a difference for the better. There …

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Free educational webinars

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Did you know that Augsburg Fortress and sparkhouse offer a number of free educational webinars every week? Webinars are usually 30-60 minutes in length and are open to everyone.

View all webinars at: GatherLearnLead.org

And did we mention they’re free?

New and improved synod listserve!

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We’ve moved our synod listserve! Make sure you update your address books

StewardNet features Just One More Ministry

Dear friends, When you reflect on your stewardship ministry, do you ever think about the idea of engagement? Many times we focus on diving into the …

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Spin-A-Thon in Memory of Rev. Walter Hermanns

Spin-A-Thon in memory of Rev. Walter Hermanns

Please join Holy Spokes and the Racine Family YMCA for a Spin-A-Thon to raise money for the National MS Society-Wisconsin Chapter in Memory of Rev. Walter Hermanns

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NEW Candidacy Process

Rostered Leaders, Candidates and Congregations in Transition: The transition away from formatta filler has been completed and the new system using pdf forms is now live. …

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Lunch with Joe Ellwanger, author of “Strength for the Struggle”

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Join us Thursday, July 24 for lunch and conversation with Rev. Joe Ellwanger at Hephatha Lutheran

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GYOBYGOV

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GYOBYGOV!! “Give Your Offering Before You Go On Vacation!!” Our Synod’s Stewardship Team suggests that every congregation encourage their members to “GYOBYGOV” – that is to …

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2014 Summer Stewardship

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Now is the time to think of stewardship! “But it’s summer; I don’t think of stewardship at church until November when they ask for money.” Yes, …

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Formatta Transition

Dear Rostered Leaders Grace and peace to you in this season of Pentecost. May the Spirit continue to strengthen you every day to be a bold …

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Update from Allison Beebee, ELCA Malaria Campaign Assistant

Fundraising Update: $12 Million and Counting! Thanks to you, we’ve hit another milestone! The ELCA Malaria Campaign has raised more than $12 million so far-which means …

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Synod Assembly Recap

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More info coming soon, but for the time being, take a look at what was said on social media during Synod Assembly this year!