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Bishop Satterlee Re-elected at Synod Assembly

The Rev. Craig Alan Satterlee was re-elected to serve a six-year term as bishop of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) during the synod assembly May 16-18 in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Bishop Satterlee was re-elected on the fifth ballot with 152 votes to 113 votes for the Rev. […]

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Save the Date: LARC Retreat

LARC: Lutherans, Anglicans, and Roman Catholics Going Out Yet Not Knowing: Ministry in the Paradox of a Connected/Disconnected Culture Tuesday, October 22 – Thursday, October 24 Augustine Center of the Sacramentine Monastery Conway, MI Learn More

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Synod Assembly Lodging Update

There are now just 14 rooms available for assembly-goers at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Mount Pleasant. Their phone number is (989) 775-5000. You must indicate our room block name NWLM Synod when booking your room. An additional 25 rooms are now available for assembly-goers at the Super 8 by Wyndham, also very close […]

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Register Now: WELCA Spring Gathering

Spend Saturday, April 27, 2019 with women from other Lutheran congregations in the North/West Lower Michigan Synod at Trinity Lutheran Church 2700 Fulton St E. Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1899. It will be a day of fellowship, Bible study, good food, crafting and worship. This year’s theme for the Spring Gathering is “And find out what […]

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Register Now: Learning from the Bishop

Spend a spring day in sermon preparation and conversation that will equip you to preach through summer and fall! Join Bishop Satterlee for a series of presentations on the Gospel texts for the season after Pentecost (June 23 – November 24). This event will be held on May 3, 2019 from 9:30am – 3:00pm at […]

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ELCA Domestic Hunger Grants

In 2019, ELCA World Hunger is proud to be partnering with 77 ministries across 63 synods and 33 states (plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.) through its Domestic Hunger Grants program. Thank you for your role in supporting this incredible group of partners! The application window for 2020 ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grants will […]

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Save the Date: Fall Theological Event

Clergy and their spouses are invited to a Theological Retreat this fall at Mackinac Island. Centered on the theme “Engaging Deitrich Bonhoeffer: Discipleship, Life Together, and His Theology of the Cross”, the keynote speaker will be Rev. Matthew L. Becker, Ph.D., Professor of Theology at Valparaiso University. The event will be held Sunday – Tuesday, […]

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Statement of Intent Forms

As partners in ministry, the ELCA invites you to make a Statement of Intent to the synod and churchwide ministries for 2019. Through the spiritual practices of invitation, reflection, and response, we faithfully consider how to share God’s abundant grace. As your congregation prepares a spending plan for 2019, please review and submit the 2019 Statement of Intent Form. […]

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Churchwide Assembly Volunteers

In preparation for the Churchwide Assembly August 5-10, 2019 in Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee Synod is looking for about 600 volunteers. If you are interested in a volunteering, please view the available positions and fill out the volunteer registration form. Learn More.

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Register Now: Walking Together!

Congregational lay leaders are invited to a day of worship, learning, and encouragement. Join us March 30 at Calvary in Lansing.  Learn more and register. 

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