Have you heard? We all have the opportunity to earn a 2% discount on our ELCA health contributions in 2012…

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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 the NYG in New Orleans this July. They studied discipleship and did some sensitivity training on homelessness. Below are some photos from this event. Our next training is Saturday,…

Story reprinted from ELCA World Hunger On any given Wednesday, you can find Lorna sharing food, friendship and respect at My Friends House, a ministry that grew out of Ascension Lutheran Church in Los Angeles, California. “I come to My Friends House when I need to provide for my family. I know that there I…

The theme for Synod Assembly this year is “Holy Ground.” We want to gather your stories of holy ground in action.

The March 9-12, training of Ventures Steward Leaders is approaching quickly.   Most expenses for travel, accommodations, materials and coaching will be covered by Congregational and Synodical Mission of the ELCA.  Each participant will be asked to contribute ($100) after the event.  Ventures in Growing Stewards addresses stewardship education and renewal in congregations.  While maintaining a…

Employees of a non-profit senior living community were recently honored for the years they’ve dedicated to providing service to older adults.

The Race, Church and Change committee is seeking nominations of servant leaders who represent diverse communities, serve God’s church in the cause of multi-cultural ministry, and have a commitment to leading the church into a future of spreading the Gospel to all of God’s people.

Press release from Wartburg Theological Seminary Wartburg Theological Seminary has announced the offering of a new certificate program; the Certificate in Theology and Congregational Leadership has been created to meet the needs of those who want to strengthen their ministry leadership. This program was designed especially for the enrichment of church members. Dr. Craig Nessan,…

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

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.

By Pastor Grant Quever, GMS Stewardship Team The above titled material (Money Leadership for Thriving Congregations) was shared at an overnight retreat at Lutherdale Camp led by Charles “Chick” Lane that I attended.  The material is intended for congregations as well as Rostered leaders.  There are two formats:  an overnight retreat, or six small group…

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.

From Kettlewood Retreats Are you familiar with the ancient practice of Christian discernment? Would you like to learn long-established ways to make Spirit-inspired decisions and choices? Discernment has been described by one theology professor as “the intentional practice by which a community or an individual seeks God in concrete situations.” For those who wish to…

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