Youth & Family

Celebrating the Awe in Autum


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 …

Posted in General, Youth & Family

Camp Indian Sands’ 8th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Golfers enjoy last year's charity golf outing, raffle and auction for Camp Indian Sands. Join us this year!

Get ready to tee up for Camp Indian Sands’ 8th annual charity golf outing. The event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Silver Spring Golf & Banquet Center in Menomonee Falls.

Posted in Current events, Just for fun, Youth & Family

A Shoebox Full of Pictures

shoebox full of photos

Story submitted by Keith Kestner Like many other people you might have this problem. A shoebox filled with family pictures given to you by other family …

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Photos from ITS’13


Invitation to Serve 2013 was amazing! Thanks to all who attended, planned, volunteered, lead, sung, played music, danced, served, shared, spoke, laughed and listened!

Posted in Event recap, Youth & Family

NOLA 2013: Milwaukee to New Orleans – live updates


This is the 8th annual service trip of young adults to New Orleans! Keep up with their trip here. (Newest updates are at the bottom) [View …

Posted in Story, Youth & Family

Love>Hate Event: Underwear Drive Success


At the Love>Hate event on Saturday, September 22, 2012 over 100 packages of underwear were collected for the Waukesha Hope Center.  Dana Riesterer, Manager of Operations …

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Thank you from the Greater Milwaukee Youth Gathering Core Team


Dear Caring Adults of the Greater Milwaukee Synod: Welcome Home! Have you dried out? Have you caught up on your sleep? Does it seem strangely quiet? …

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More than 100 wells – by Bishop Jeff


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

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Praise for Practice Discipleship Day at the Youth Gathering


Yay for Practice Discipleship Day! Of the three days during the gathering (Justice, Discipleship and Peacemaking) Discipleship day was the most enjoyable in my own opinion. It was …

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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?

Posted in Global partners, Youth & Family

GMS, Represent! at the National Youth Gathering

Did you know that… the Greater Milwaukee Synod has  Young Adults Traveling to New Orleans as Servant Companions for the National Youth Gathering? Amanda Boerner Megan …

Posted in Youth & Family, Youth: High School

Incredible! Pre-Gathering Celebration and Commissioning Service!

lots of youth from our synod

Many thanks to all who came out  for our final pre-Gathering event and commissioning service at Christ the King, Delafield!  It was great to share the …

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National Youth Gathering Scholarships Available through the Greater Milwaukee Synod’s 50/50 Not a Raffle


In order to distribute the funds raised by the 50/50 Not a Raffle for the National Youth Gathering, we have created this scholarship form. (Originally, we …

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Live tweets from Synod Assembly #GMSwannaplay #GMSsa12


Wanna play along with Synod Assembly? #GMSwannaplay

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Pre-Gathering training event: photos and recap


105 youth and adult leaders going to the National Youth Gathering this summer came together at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls to train for …

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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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Photos from Invitation to Serve 2012


Invitation to Serve 2012 was a huge success. Here’s some photos from the weekend…

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Live updates from the 7th Annual Greater Milwaukee Synod Young Adult Mission Trip


From January 1-10, young adults and leaders from 10 Greater Milwaukee Synod churches and ministries will be traveling to New Orleans for the 7th Annual Greater …

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