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Lutheran Social Services Sunday

  March 5, 2017    

March 5 is the date to recognize the work of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Adoption, refugee resettlement, foster care, residential substance abuse treatment, mental health crisis stabilization, Birth to Three programs, and counseling are among the many programs by LSS in the Greater Milwaukee Synod. You may use this Sunday or […]

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Healthy Boundaries Training

Healthy Boundaries Training

  April 25, 2017       9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Required for all Rostered Ministers Our Greater Milwaukee Synod is offering a Boundaries Workshop to help establish safe connections for congregations, rostered ministers of our synod, and church staff. This training is mandated by the insurance carrier for liability insurance within our congregations. On April 25, we will be engaging around Sacred Trust material, Visions and Expectations and Safe Connections. Topics […]

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Ecumenical Prayer Service (Church of the Resurrection, Pewaukee)

  January 21, 2017       5:00 pm

Each year the World Council of Churches designates a week in January as The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Church of the Resurrection is holding a prayer on Jan. 21st at our 5:00 pm worship service to lift up this global event. This will be an ecumenical service where all are welcome. Please see the […]

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Lead and Learn

  March 18, 2017       8:30 am – 3:00 pm

This is an annual event to support and promoted continued lay leadership and fellowship. Our theme this year is The Next Reformation. Schedule: 8:30am –  Registration 9:00am –  Worship with Bishop Erickson preaching 10:15am – Panel Discussion – The Next Reformation 11:15am – Breakouts 12:30pm – Lunch 1:15pm – Breakouts 2:30pm – Sending  

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An Inescapable Network of Mutuality

An Inescapable Network of Mutuality

  January 16, 2017       8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrating The Life and Work of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 16, 2017 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Body and Soul Healing Arts Center 3617 N. 48th Street Milwaukee, WI 53216 “It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network […]

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Young Adult New Orleans Trip – Last Call!

Young Adult New Orleans Trip – Last Call!

  January 1 – 9, 2017    

The deadline for registering for the January New Orleans Young Adult Trip is upon us. If there is anyone interested in rebuilding homes in New Orleans for winter break, sign up before Monday to get a spot by clicking here: http://bit.ly/GMSNOLA17 If you have questions, you can call Pastor Ari Mattson directly at 262-501-3996 Who: Anyone 18-25 […]

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Synod Youth Retreat

Synod Youth Retreat

  March 10 – 12, 2017    

Save the date for Youth Retreat – March 10-12 at Camp Minikani. More information to be announced in the weeks to come; registration will open by new year’s and end February 1. Spread the word and invite your friends! While you’re waiting check out our Facebook page and video! Date: March 10-12, 2017 Place: Camp Minikani […]

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Faith, Sexism, Justice: Conversation Toward a Social Statement

Faith, Sexism, Justice: Conversation Toward a Social Statement

  March 25, 2017       8:15 am – 4:00 pm

“Boys are strong. Girls are delicate. Girls can express their emotions. Boys can’t.” Have you ever felt trapped by stereotypes like this? At school? In church? The ELCA Task Force on Women and Justice: One in Christ has produced a Study document to lead us toward a new Social Statement. We will be delving into […]

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Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Sunday

Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Sunday

  January 29, 2017    

Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Sunday is January 29th, 2017 Does your community have everything it needs? Download the official 2017 RIC Sunday resources here: http://www.reconcilingworks.org/ric/ricsunday Most communities celebrate the last Sunday in January, but many also choose the anniversary of their welcome statement or a Sunday coinciding with their local Pride festival. Are you taking […]

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2017 Cluster Assembly

2017 Cluster Assembly

  February 25, 2017       8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Bishop Erickson has been visiting with each of our ten clusters and listening to rostered ministers and lay leaders. We invite you to attend our Cluster Assemblies Event to learn what Bishop Erickson has learned from the joys and concerns you’ve shared with him. Bishop Erickson explains, “The next step in the listening process will […]

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That You May Be Well

That You May Be Well

  January 12, 2017       8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wellness is a way of life. The road to living well and staying well is paved with support, community and knowledge. Wherever you find yourself on the wellness road, allow this day to encourage you. Come experience the knowledge and wisdom of Tammy Devine. Tammy’s goal is to accompany leaders on their wellness journey by […]

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Building an Inclusive Church

Building an Inclusive Church

  January 20 – 21, 2017    

For more information, contact ReconcilingWorks at info@ReconcilingWorks.org  

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ELCA Rostered Minister’s Gathering

ELCA Rostered Minister’s Gathering

  August 7 – 10, 2017    

“ON THE WAY TOGETHER”  As you are budgeting for next year, please consider budgeting in the expenses to send your Pastor(s), Deacons, AIMs to the ELCA Rostered Leader Gathering to be held in Atlanta, Georgia in August 2017. Mark your calendars for Aug. 7-10, 2017, when the ELCA will host its first ever Rostered Ministers […]

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Rise Up! Jazz Liturgy Premiere

Rise Up! Jazz Liturgy Premiere

  February 25, 2017       5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Outreach for Hope and Mount Carmel Lutheran Church are co- sponsoring the premier of a new jazz liturgy called “Rise Up!”, by Rev Frank Janzow. Featuring piano, guitar, flutes, sax, drums and voices, the service theme is HOPE. A free will offering will go to support Outreach for Hope ministries. This event coincides with Black […]

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Luther and the Reformation DVD Screening

Luther and the Reformation DVD Screening

  November 17, 2016       11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Rick Steves, a leading authority on European travel, has made a one-hour public television special entitled, Luther and the Reformation. This special, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, will be aired on PBS in January, 2017. And in support of Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA, Steves is sharing advance copies […]

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KUUMBA Gathering: A Festival of Creative Resistance and Reform

KUUMBA Gathering: A Festival of Creative Resistance and Reform

  November 1 – 6, 2016    

All Peoples Church is excited to be hosting free collaborative workshops with artists and activists to explore creativity and justice. Their Kuumba workshops and concert is sponsored by the ELCA in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. As part of its Reformation anniversary observance All Peoples Church of Milwaukee, Wisc., is partnering with a […]

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2017 Stewardship Fair

2017 Stewardship Fair

  February 10 – 11, 2017       6pm – 8pm Friday; 9am – 3pm Saturday. Registration opens 30 minutes prior to start time each day.

This annual event is Friday night, February 10, and Saturday, February 11. Keynote speakers are Chick Lane and Grace Pomroy, authors of Embracing Stewardship. The focus of this event will include being a biblical steward and enhancing congregational stewardship. Each participant will get a copy of the book Embracing Stewardship and many practical insights to […]

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Cluster Listening Sessions with Bishop Erickson – Sign Ups

Cluster Listening Sessions with Bishop Erickson – Sign Ups

  October 18, 2016 – January 31, 2017    

9 – 11:45 a.m. Bishop Erickson meets One-on One with Rostered Leaders who have signed up (look below for available openings on your Cluster’s scheduled day) Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Bishop Erickson – open to all Rostered Leaders from the Cluster 1:30 – 4:15 p.m. Bishop Erickson meets One-on-One with Rostered Leaders (look […]

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