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October 2018

29
October
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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2018 Fed for the Journey

This fall, Bishop Paul Erickson and Assistant to the Bishop Matthew Short will be leading five regional “Fed For the Journey” dinners. We will engage in conversation about how we are stronger in mission when we are church together and engaged in ministries of love and reconciliation. We will together imagine ways we can strengthen our common witness in this rapidly changing context. We want to hear your stories and your dreams about where God is calling us together! We…

30
October
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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2018 Fed for the Journey

This fall, Bishop Paul Erickson and Assistant to the Bishop Matthew Short will be leading five regional “Fed For the Journey” dinners. We will engage in conversation about how we are stronger in mission when we are church together and engaged in ministries of love and reconciliation. We will together imagine ways we can strengthen our common witness in this rapidly changing context. We want to hear your stories and your dreams about where God is calling us together! We…

November 2018

01
November
All Day
@ Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church
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2018 Anti-Racism Training

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.     The Greater Milwaukee Synod’s Anti-Racism Team Invites you to participate in the next Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism Anti-Racism Workshop Facilitated by Crossroads Trainers Participation in Entire Training Required November 1 – 3, 2018 Thursday: 5:15 (Dinner) – 9 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Site: Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, 8424 W. Center St., Milwaukee, WI  53222   $150 for ELCA participants and $200…

January 2019

22
January
11:30 am — 1:00 pm
@ St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church – Wauwatosa
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2019 Retired Rostered Minister Lunch with Bishop Erickson

All RETIRED rostered ministers in the Greater Milwaukee Synod are invited to a luncheon with Bishop Erickson. This event takes place on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Arrival beginning at 11:30 am, with lunch at Noon. Lunch is at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa. PLEASE RSVP to the Synod Office by January 10, 2019 by: Calling in your RSVP to 414.671.1212 Emailing us at phil@gmselca.org OR RSVP online by pressing the button below: St Matthews is located at 1615 N…

26
January
9:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Pilgrim Center
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2019 Youth Summit on Faith and Gun Violence

On Saturday, January 26, 2019 the Wisconsin Council of Churches will host a Statewide Youth Summit for middle and high school aged students on Faith and Gun Violence at the Pilgrim Center near Ripon, Wisconsin. The summit will take place from 9am to 5pm. Lunch and snacks are provided. The Greater Milwaukee Synod delegation to this event is for 5 youth delegates and one chaperone. Because there is high interest in this event, we invite students who are interested in…

26
January
5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
@ Mount Hope Lutheran Church
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2019 Chili Cook-off for Lutheran Campus Ministry

  This popular event offers warm (and sometimes HOT!) food and fellowship at one of the coldest times of year. Chili entrants compete before a panel of “celebrity judges” in several different chili categories (standard, white/chicken chili, vegetarian chili). Cooks who enter a chili in the cookoff receive free admission; admission for others is $25 for adults (12 and over). Kids under 12 receive free admission when accompanied by an adult. Admission includes all-you-care-for chili samples, toppings and bread bar,…

Reconciling in Christ Sunday

ReconcilingWorks wants to celebrate with your faith community and is excited to offer these resources. Many RIC communities celebrate RIC Sunday on the last Sunday in January. ReconcilingWorks encourages you to celebrate on a date that is meaningful for your community.   2019 RIC Sunday Resources Click the “Resources” button below to request access to the 2019 RIC Sunday resource package. You will be directed to a Google Form to submit your faith community’s information.   ReconcilingWorks is excited to announce…

February 2019

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February
February 1, 2019 4:00 pm — February 2, 2019 4:30 pm
@ Christpond Retreat Center
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Candidacy Retreat

This retreat is for currently entranced candidates in the Greater Milwaukee Synod who are preparing for Word and Sacrament or Word and Service ministry. Tentative Agenda – more details coming soon Friday, Feb 1 4:30 – 5:15 pm arrival and check-in 5:15 pm group gathers, introductions 5:30 dinner 7-9 pm Session 1 9:00pm fellowship and rest Saturday, Feb 2 8:00 am breakfast 8:45 am Dwelling in the Word 9:00 am Session 2 10:15 am Break 10:45 am Resume Session 2…

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February
February 1, 2019 4:00 pm — February 3, 2019 12:00 pm
@ Country Inn & Suites in Iron Mountain, MI.
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Clergy Spouse Conference 2019

The Northern Great Lakes Synod invites all Clergy Spouses to attend the annual Clergy Spouse Conference. The 2019 event will take place February 1-3 in Iron Mountain, MI. Please join us for a great weekend of faith renewal and fellowship. Our guest speaker this year is Barbara Solsaa of Clergy Life Coaching. The weekend includes workshops, a service project, time to relax, fun and fellowship. One and two night registration options are available. Clergy Spouses from all synods are welcome…

09
February
3:30 pm — 8:00 pm
@ Rivoli Theatre Cedarburg
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Greenbook Movie Viewing

The Synod Antiracism Team, along with “Bridge the Divide”, a community group in Cedarburg, are sponsoring a viewing of the movie “Greenbook” at the Rivoli Theater in Cedarburg on Saturday, February 9, at 3:30 pm. The general admission cost is $3.50. A talkback will follow at the TSU (The Student Union) which is across the street and a short distance down from the theater. Nominated for an Academy Award, this is a thought-provoking movie that will generate a good discussion…

16
February
8:15 am — 2:45 pm
@ St. John Lutheran Church
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2019 Together In Mission

Our second annual Together in Mission event brings together people from across our synod for a day of fellowship, mission conversation, and learning opportunities. We’ll open all together, celebrating our common mission in Christ –  and then we break into 19 workshops on a variety of topics offered over two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Boxed lunch is provided in the middle of the day as participants meet in their mission clusters, sharing what God…

March 2019

21
March
8:30 am — 2:30 pm
@ Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – West Allis
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2019 Day of Renewal: Exploring the Easter Season Texts & Chrism Mass

Join your fellow GMS Rostered Ministers for a day of renewal as we welcome Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament at LSTC. Here’s what Dr. Rossing says about our study this day, “Revelation takes us on a journey into the heart of God’s vision for our world. The Lamb Jesus leads us on a radical Exodus out of empire, into God’s vision of hope, New Jerusalem. The preacher’s calling is to awaken people’s scriptural imagination to see a sacramental…

23
March
9:00 am — 3:00 pm
@ Mount Hope Lutheran Church
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diakonia Retreat

Our presenter will be Matt Short and topic is Faithful Innovations: Blurring the line between church and Community

April 2019

02
April
9:00 am — 3:00 pm
@ Martin Luther Church
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2019.04 Healthy Boundaries for Healthy Leadership

Healthy Boundaries for Healthy Leadership is a collaborative learning event for Rostered Ministers. During the course of the day, together we will explore why healthy boundaries are important in ministry, reflect on the guiding principles involved in healthy boundaries, and apply these principles to different aspects of ministry like: starting strong/leaving well, financial management, power and decision-making, role clarity, using social media, and self care. Led by Bishop Erickson and Assistant to the Bishop, Jennifer Arnold, participants will learn from and…

May 2019

31
May
May 31, 2019 4:00 pm — June 1, 2019 4:00 pm
@ Italian Community Center
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2019 Synod Assembly

GUIDEBOOK To download Guidebook to your phone, first go to your app store and download the app called ELCA Organizations & Events. iOS | Android Then, from within the app, search for “Greater Milwaukee Synod Assembly 2019” and download it. OR, from your camera app, you can scan the QR code to the left and you will be given the option to download the guide. For Everyone Born, A Place at the Table May 31 – June 1, 2019 Italian…

31
May
5:00 pm — 9:30 pm
@ Italian Community Center
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Emmy Kegler Keynote and Synod Assembly Worship

Synod Assembly events on Friday, May 31 are open to the public. We invite you to join us for dinner (ticket purchase required), worship, and a dessert reception at the Italian Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Dinner in the Grand Ballroom Rev. Emmy Kegler is our keynote speaker. She will be available to sign her newly release book One Coin Found. Learn more about Pastor Kegler and her book below. A dinner ticket purchase is required. Tickets…

July 2019

24
July
5:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Atonement Lutheran Church – Muskego
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Green Book Movie and Review

July 24, 2019 5:30 p.m. Atonement Lutheran Church, Muskego A light meal will be served during the movie. Sponsored by the Anti-Racism Team.

August 2019

05
August
All Day
@ Wisconsin Center
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Churchwide Assembly Volunteers

We are excited to be the host synod for the 2019 Churchwide Assembly and we need you to help this event run smoothly. About 600 volunteers will be recruited in the coming months to usher, iron albs, provide technology assistance to voting members, monitor doors, greet visitors and much more. Please visit our volunteer positions page to learn more about this event and the different ways to get involved.

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