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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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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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Meru Golf Outing Correction

My sincere apologies the correct dates regarding the Meru Gold Outing pricing are: This year we have an early (birdie) registration discount which runs from May …

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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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