Share Lenten Devotions with your congregation This year’s Lenten devotions provided by Outreach for Hope, will be available very soon for download. We invite congregations to make the devotions available to their members either by printing copies, or by making them available electronically. Title and Theme: “Walking Together in Hope.” Bishop Erickson has provided us…

New information from Portico: Maintaining ELCA Benefit Coverage in Times of Transition: This is a brand new document assists congregations and Rostered Leaders when their calls end or change. Pre-Retirement Seminars for 2017: Illinois: May 8, 2017 at Churchwide in Chicago. It will be the only in-person seminar at Churchwide this year. Wisconsin: November 10, 2017 at…

Congregational Reports are due in to the ELCA no later than this Wednesday, February 15th.     If you have not yet filed these *required* reports, please do so as soon as possible.  To file you will need: –  Your congregational ID and your 2016 password. Both are easily available by calling Phil Smith at 414.671.1212,…

Last week I completed the tenth Cluster Listening Day, and I’m so grateful for the gracious hospitality and enthusiastic participation that my staff and I experienced as we spent time in each of the clusters. At the end of it all, I was able to complete one on one conversations with 62 rostered ministers, have…

How to Earn Wellness Dollars If you have ELCA-Primary health coverage, follow these three steps to earn up to $400 wellness dollars by completing Portico’s Live Well Challenge. Find everything you need to get started at PorticoBenefits.org/livewell. Take stock of your physical and emotional health via the health assessment ($100 wellness dollars) Take stock of your retirement readiness…

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