Update from the Bishop

Easter – A Place Called Hope

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

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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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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Remembering Oak Creek

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

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From Bishop Jeff: Resolution 2

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Dear People of the Greater Milwaukee Synod: Resolution 2 from our Synod Assembly states that “Resolved, that the Synod Council be directed to develop a policy …

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Letter from a Birmingham Jail: An Invitation from Bishop Jeff

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2013 marks a number of special 50th anniversaries, including the assassination of John F Kennedy (Nov.) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr`s “I have a dream” …

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Reflection of the Sikh Temple tragedy, by Bishop Jeff

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Like so many of you, I am shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the senseless killings at the Sikh temple today. These tragedies happen …

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More than 100 wells – by Bishop Jeff

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There are so many positive things to be shared about the 2012 ELCA National Youth Gathering in New Orleans…

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An Easter Message from Bishop Jeff

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A person tends to forget a lot of things that happened when you were four, but to this day I remember vividly the excruciating journey down the block…

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First Annual 50/50 This Is Not A Raffle

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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

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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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A blessed intrusion

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Christmas is probably my favorite holiday, not because it is so terribly perfect, but instead because it is so terribly flawed.

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Giving

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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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Families are made, not born – Thanksgiving reflections from the Bishop

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Reflection Written by Bishop Jeff For adolescent males growing up in Billings, Montana, there were really two bibles. There was the original, the one with the …

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