Global partners

How you can help the Philippines.

Pacific Typhoon Response

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded, Super Typhoon Haiyan, crashed across the central islands of the Philippines. Here’s how you can help.

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You Are Invited!

Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

Have you ever wanted to climb Kilimanjaro? Want to raise money to make a difference in Tanzania?

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The First Annual Mt. Meru Golf Outing Recap


The First Annual Mt Meru Golf Outing is On the Score Card! Well the Bishop prayed, the course has been played, the birdies, pars, and boogies, …

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Remembering Oak Creek


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

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The Sophal Project and All Saints, Wales

Sophal and Pisey in 2004

The Sophal Project, formed by members of All Saints, aims to provide funds to supplement primary/secondary education that Cambodian orphans need in English, computer training, vocational training and scholarships for continuing education.

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“Gods work, Our hands” Sunday


On Sept. 8, 2013, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations – will have an opportunity to celebrate together …

Meru hunger appeal


Hunger relief is needed from our partners in the Diocese of Meru. Here’s how you can help!

Our Tanzanian partners are here!


Join us in celebrating our partnership!

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Glocal recap


A huge thanks to everyone who made last weekend’s Glocal Mission Gathering in Milwaukee a success! Here’s some sights and sounds…

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July update from the Synod Stewardship Team


Dear Steward Leaders, “Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending …

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Can you pledge $0.10 per minute?


Bishop Jeff will be joining several other Bishops to raise money for the 100 Wells Challenge. Will you join with him?

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Meru Global Partnership Day of Prayer

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Sunday, April 22nd has been designated as a joint day of prayer between the Diocese of Meru and the Greater Milwaukee Synod. Here’s some ideas for ways to celebrate…

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Stories from ELCA World Hunger: Meet Gloria

Gloria. Photo by Daniel Rift/ELCA

Gloria has worked hard for her International Computer Certificate at the InfoHut — and along the way, she’s learned how to prevent HIV and AIDS.

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First Annual 50/50 This Is Not A Raffle

This is not a raffle ticket

Stewardship can be fun! Learn about our first annual 50/50 this-is-not-a-raffle from Bishop Jeff

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Meru Sunday – April 22, 2012


One of the key elements of global partnership is shared worship and mutual prayer. On April 22, 2012 please set aside a time of prayer and reflection for our brothers and sisters in Christ in the diocese of Meru.

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Stories from ELCA World Hunger: Meet Flor

Flor. Photo by Nancy Michaelis/ELCA

Most people in El Jardin, Costa Rica, work in the banana and pineapple plantations that surround the village. The work is hard, the wages are low, and over the generations, villagers have lost their knowledge about growing other crops.

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We are a church able to do more together than we are as individual congregations. Here is how you can join me in continuing support of the work of the church…

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Fighting malaria, one net at a time

St. Mary’s Kenosha - Synodical Affairs Committee members Roger Lemnus and Jan Weinstock present a check to Lutheran World Relief regional representative David Fuerst. Senior Pastor David Raben assists with the presentation.

Malaria brings terrible illness and family tragedy throughout sub-Sahara Africa. Here’s how St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha stepped up to help.

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