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California Wildfires:  Help through Lutheran Disaster Response!

Multiple fires are currently raging across California, destroying thousands of homes. Already, more than 30 people have died and more than 200 are missing, while thousands have fled their homes under evacuation orders. Lutheran Disaster Response has already begun addressing immediate needs, including providing food and other necessities to survivors. They are also preparing to address long-term needs, which might […]

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Mitten Youth Summit

Register Now: November 9 – 11, 2018! The Synod Youth Table is organizing an event for high school youth to build relationships, grow as leaders, and discuss issues that are important to them. We invite each congregation to send two youth, but more will be welcome depending on space. This event will be held at Trinity Lutheran […]

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Youth & Young Adult Ministry Grants

Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA gives us the opportunity to expand our ministries among youth and young adults to cultivate young leaders, embrace a culture of diversity and inclusion, and build a robust network of support. Through the Youth and Young Adults ministry of The Campaign for the ELCA, we will […]

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Portico Updates

Summer Updates from Portico! myPortico is Getting a New Look! Last week, we refreshed our website to give you an improved experience with easy access to your information and a mobile-friendly design. You’ll notice the change when it turns from Orange to Blue. Video Conferencing Counseling is now available through Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Beacon […]

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Preaching Stewardship Workshops

Sponsored by the The North/West Lower Michigan Synod and The Stewardship of Life Institute Want to be more bold in preaching about stewardship? Looking for new ways to enhance conversation about mission support? Want to share in conversation with colleagues about how to grow stewardship? This is for you! Pastors, Rostered Ministers, and Synodically Authorized […]

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Lutheran Men in Mission: One Year to Live Men’s Retreat

Men of all ages yearn for real friendships and a closer relationship with Christ. Join us for the One Year to Live Men’s Retreat sponsored by Lutheran Men in Mission. October 26-28, 2018 Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see Manteno, IL Register by September 15 for the rate of $200 After September 15, registration cost is $225 Learn More […]

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National Youth Leadership Summit

The application for the National Youth Leadership Summit is now open!  In a few short months, our synod will send two exceptional youth to the National Youth Leadership Summit. This year, the Summit will be held November 1-4, 2018 in Omaha, NE. The ELCA Youth Leadership Summit is an annual gathering for high school youth identified […]

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Campus Ministry Connections

The new school year begins and college students are moving back to campus! Let campus ministry sites know when you or your college student get to campus by completing this referral form from the Lutheran Campus Ministry Network.

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Synod Delegation Travelling to Honduras

The North/West Lower Michigan Synod is sending a delegation to Tegucigalpa, Honduras September 6-12. The delegation’s primary goal is continuing to develop relationships with the Lutheran Church of Honduras where we walk in accompaniment with our sisters and brothers in Christ. The September trip will include a participatory evaluation of the impact of the synod’s […]

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Register Now: Entering the Narrow Gate

Registration is now open for the year long Spiritual Formation Program! Explore the classic elements of monastic, spiritual, and contemplative life to discover how this ancient wisdom, learning and spiritual practice might be understood and lived in new settings and life today. The program offers a reflective personal and transformative process for all who desire deeper life in […]

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