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Watch the Lutheran-Catholic Commemoration Service! On Sunday, Bishop Walkowiak of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids and Bishop Satterlee joined together for an ecumenical observance of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. With participants from the Catholic Diocese and the North/West Lower Michigan Synod, the service highlighted 50 years of continuous ecumenical dialogue between Catholics and Lutherans and […]
An Invitation to learn Spanish for ministry, Spanish for sermon-writing, Spanish for liturgy leading Synod rostered leaders who would like to practice the liturgy, discuss their sermons or think about pastoral conversations in their secondary language of Spanish are invited to join Pastor Doug Ogden on Tuesday, October 31 at 9 am for an hour long […]
Trapp Grant Applications are now available! If you are in a Northern Michigan congregation (Traverse, Sunrise and northern Bay Conferences) you might qualify for a grant from the Paul E. Trapp estate. The endowment was created from a bequest to support “people-oriented” ministries. Applications must be submitted by November 15, 2017. Download the Application.
A Pastoral Letter from the Conference of Bishops In response to the tragic events in Las Vegas, Bishop Satterlee would like to share the pastoral letter on violence adopted by the ELCA Conference of Bishops. Read the full letter.
Our Synod has been in a companion ministry with the Lutheran Church of Honduras ( ICLH ) for more than a decade. Our partnership has made a difference in the lives of those who share in this faith journey. In gratitude for our relationship, we will be praying for the 12 faith communities in Honduras on October 8, while they […]