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Lutherdale Family Camp

Lutherdale Family Camp

  August 24 – August 26, 2016       Arrive 2:00 PM Wednesday; Depart 2:00 PM Friday

  Lutherdale is inviting all church professionals and their families out to camp to recharge together! This two-night retreat will be packed with games, songs and activities for all ages. Schedule includes campfires with s’mores, late-night snacks, craft time, and interactive Bible study. There will even be some time for parents to relax as the Lutherdale […]

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CPR Training

CPR Training

  May 6 – May 27, 2016       Six sessions during three weeks in May

Six opportunities to learn the latest techniques in CPR and First Aid – in multiple locations, on multiple dates, for convenience.  This course is suitable for both those who have never learned CPR, and those whose CPR training is more than a few years old. Upon completion of training, participants will receive a card from the […]

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Growing Hope in Palestine

Growing Hope in Palestine

  May 22, 2016       10 am Worship and 6pm Lecture and Reception

Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb Palestinian Pastor, Theologian & Author 2015 Recipient of Olof Palme Int’l Award for Peacemaking & fighting against occupation & violence Sunday, May 22 10:00am – Worship 6:00pm – Lecture & Reception Ascension Lutheran Church 1236 South Layton Blvd. (27th St.) Faith in the Face of Empire Reverend Dr. Mitri Raheb, author, lives in […]

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Plan It! (Guided Planning/Intensive Training)

Plan It! (Guided Planning/Intensive Training)

  May 5 – May 7, 2016       Thursday full day; Friday night; Saturday full day (see below)

You are invited to begin planning using three vital ministry lenses, to learn from proven planning techniques, and to receive helpful program templates. At this event, there will be plenty of time and space to work on your ministry design. So bring your small team and prepare to Plan It! with Lyle Griner, National Peer […]

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Congregational Vitality & Relationships

Congregational Vitality & Relationships

  March 12, 2016       8:30 registration / 9:00 start; Ends at Noon

All congregations want to thrive. Spend the morning together learning about the newest ELCA Congregational Vitality Project, a checklist that helps congregations see how they are connecting with God, each other, and the world to live out God’s mission. We will also learn about how to have a One-to-One Relational Conversation that helps build community, […]

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Blessing Connections – Holy Currencies Workshop

Blessing Connections – Holy Currencies Workshop

  April 23 – April 27, 2016       Begins 10 AM Saturday, ends Noon Wednesday

Registration for this event is full and has been closed! Holy Currencies is NOT “another program.” It IS a lens that reveals new life in existing ministries. Transformation occurs as we remove the lens of scarcity to see the abundance of resources given by God. As God’s resources flow and recirculate, a Cycle of Blessings […]

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LENTEN BOOK CLUB: Your New Money Mindset

LENTEN BOOK CLUB: Your New Money Mindset

  February 17 – March 9, 2016       12:30 – 2:00 PM Wednesdays, Weekly for Four Weeks

Join us at the Greater Milwaukee Synod offices during Wednesdays in Lent for our Lenten Book Club, featuring the book “Your New Money Mindset: Create a Healthy Relationship with Money” by Brad Hewitt (CEO of Thrivent Financial) and licensed psychologist James Moline. All are invited. Feel free to bring a bag lunch (coffee, tea and […]

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Retreat of Renewal: Race and Forgiveness & Reconciliation

Retreat of Renewal: Race and Forgiveness & Reconciliation

  April 25 – April 26, 2016       1pm April 25 – 4pm April 26

In this overnight retreat, participants will explore their personal journey of discovery as it pertains to racial identity. Participants will learn phases of forgiveness and how forgiveness as a tool can impact understanding of others and relieve conflict in cultural situations. Featured trainers are: Angelique Robinson, Forgiveness Institute and Martha Barry, Racial Justice Director, YWCA. Although the […]

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“What’s a Hashtag?” Using Social Media For Your Church

“What’s a Hashtag?” Using Social Media For Your Church

  February 25, 2016       6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s no secret that social media is one of the strongest tools in our online presence arsenal. Pinning down exactly how to use each social medium to the best of your ability for your church is another ball game entirely. If you’ve ever been stumped by social media, I’m here for you. It can be […]

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Spiritual Journaling & Retreat with Vonda Drees

Spiritual Journaling & Retreat with Vonda Drees

  February 11, 2016       3:00 – 4:30 or 6:30 – 8:00 (two sessions)

Inspired by the Wholeness Wheel, spiritual wellness is living a centered life focused on God to affect each aspect of our well-being through prayer, devotions, worship, nature, art, and music.  In this exploration we come to know more about ourselves and our God. This Lenten season we are offering a variety of opportunities to help […]

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Anti Racism Team Meeting

  January 17, 2016       4:00 pm

The monthly Anti-Racism Team meeting will take place at Faith/Santa Fe on January 17th at 4pm.

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Confronting Racism: A Holy Yearning

Confronting Racism: A Holy Yearning

  January 14, 2016       8:00 pm

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As we continue to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and ponder God’s unconditional love for us, may the new year bring you peace and renewed ways to listen and learn from one another. I hope you will join me for another live webcast “Confronting Racism: A Holy Yearning” – […]

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Two Events – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Two Events – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

  January 20 – January 24, 2016    

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 • 7:00 PM • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 914 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee, WI Annual LARCUM Taize service, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee, 7:00 p.m.  Musician’s call: 6:00 p.m.  Musicians who wish to participate should contact Craig at timeman@earthlink.net. Sunday, January 24, 2016 • 4PM • Lumen Christi Parish 2700 […]

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Day of Grace: An Afternoon with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

Day of Grace: An Afternoon with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

  February 28, 2016       Afternoon events follow 11:00 AM worship.

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will spend the day at St. Matthew’s, preaching the word at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services and answering questions from interviewer Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel during the Adult Education hour from 9:45-10:45 AM. The public is welcome to attend all events but especially encouraged to hear […]

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Synod Assembly 2016

Synod Assembly 2016

  June 2 – June 4, 2016    

CLAIMED TO BE June 2-4, 2016 Carthage College, Kenosha Some things to know … Yes, our registration form is pretty comprehensive this year with some new questions.  Please understand that we are trying hard to do a better job at utilizing the spaces available to us at Carthage College. In order to do this we […]

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Synod Youth Retreat

Synod Youth Retreat

  March 4 – March 6, 2016    

Featuring Rachel Kurtz and Pastor Steve Jerbi Poet in Residence: Brit Nicole Sunday morning service led by Ascension Mime Troupe March 4-6, 2016 at Camp Minikani 875 Amy Belle Road Hubertus, WI Register using this link: http://bit.ly/1My38hy Retreat Forms: $125 per person includes 5 meals (Dinner Friday, Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner Saturday, Breakfast Sunday). Lodging: combination of cabins & […]

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