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Ours for the Asking (getting ready for fall)

When we ask people to take a step-up and grow in their financial commitment to the ministries of Christ’s church, there is no doubt a variety …

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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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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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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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ROSTERED LEADERS, COUNCIL PRESIDENTS, TREASURERS, FINANCE COMMITTEES

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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Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Jeff

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Thanksgiving begins a time set apart to celebrate the relationships which surround us

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“Steady As You Go”…

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New Addition to Greater Milwaukee Synod Staff

I am pleased to announce this update for the Greater Milwaukee Synod staff. Pastor Chuck Brummond decided he’d like to return to interim ministry last spring. …

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Recommendation to Congregations 2013 11 07

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Recommendation to Congregations 2013 11 07 The following proposed actions will be presented to the 2014 Greater Milwaukee Synod Assembly for approval.

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Celebrating the Awe in Autum

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Celebrating the Awe in Autumn “Luther Manor is making available to you the attached PDF poster of Seasonal Inspiration as a way of showing our appreciation …

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Director of Cross+Generational Ministry of the Greater Milwaukee Synod – Greater Milwaukee Synod

Young Couple with Two Children (8-12) Walking on the Beach

The Greater Milwaukee Synod (GMS) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is seeking a Director of Cross+Generational Ministry. This is a part-time ministry position. Over …

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The Albert

The Albert

Just as the United States is becoming more diverse, so is the church in the United States. This poses distinct challenges for congregations as they work …

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Justice Summit

5-7 p.m., Sunday, October 20 Unity Lutheran Church 1025 Oklahoma Avenue Milwaukee For Congregation Members and Synod Groups concerned about Justice Issues (Spread the word) Begins …

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Remembering Oak Creek

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I was privileged to be at the federal courthouse in Milwaukee last Friday

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