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Global Mission Job Openings

Are you interested in a career in Global Mission? The ELCA Churchwide Office is currently looking for a Manager of Relationships for Asia Pacific, Madagascar, West and Central Africa. Learn More. There are also opportunities to work abroad in many different fields. Learn More. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to […]

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Register Now: For the Living of These Days!

The Publicly Engaged Church Table is sponsoring two events discussing the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Moderated by Pastor Erick Johnson, the event will consist of a presentation, a viewing of the video “Bonhoeffer” by Martin Doblmeier, and a Q&A session. Lunch will be provided. Register now for September 15or October 27.

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Register Now: Autumn Leadership Event!

Registration is now open for the 2018 Autumn Leadership Event hosted by the Southeast Michigan Synod! This year’s event is focused on wholeness and well-being and will feature Deacon Tammy Devine from Portico Benefit Services. Registration will be processed through the Southeast Michigan Synod. If not registering online, please mail all forms to the Southeast Michigan Synod Office. Autumn Leadership Event October 15-17, […]

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Register Now: Fall ELMM Retreats!

Hebrews, James, and 1 Peter Dr. Walter Taylor, Trinity Lutheran Seminary As the Christian church continued to grow, it found itself in new witness settings that raised new questions. What does it mean to be faithful witnesses when enthusiasm is lagging, people are in need, or Christians are being rejected by their society? Hebrews, James […]

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Immigration Information and Advocacy Resources

In the past few weeks, there have been a lot of questions regarding the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and decision to separate children from their families. Learn more about the ELCA’s response and how you can be an advocate for these children and their families.

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Help Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

On Sunday, June 17, Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula was devastated by 6-8 inches of rain in a short amount of time, causing at least 60 sinkholes, numerous washed out roads, and one home that collapsed on a twelve year old boy. Hundreds of businesses and homes are affected in Houghton and the surrounding area. Residents will […]

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Blast Off for Books

The ELCA Youth Gathering has recognized the need to lift up literacy in Houston. The Houston Independent School District estimates that 74% of the students in the district come from families who struggle to provide books for their children, which means they begin each school year at a disadvantage. To ensure bright futures for all of Houston’s students, book donations are being collected through the Gathering’s Blast […]

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ELCA Future Directions

Propelled by a commitment to Lutheran traditions and to being a community of faith that is always forming and being renewed, the ELCA’s presiding bishop, Church Council and Conference of Bishops initiated a process to engage the ELCA in conversation about future directions–to help this church journey faithfully and effectively together in the years ahead. […]

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You Matter 2018

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.   Rostered Leaders (pastors & deacons) and their families are invited to a day of wellness at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing! The event is provided by Portico Wellness dollars and will include your parking, admission to the zoo, and a picnic lunch at the Safari Room on the […]

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Open Hearts. Open Church. Bible Study

Open Hearts. Open Church., the North/West Lower Michigan Synod Task Force on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, has created and released a bible study called “God’s Radical Love for All”to help guide individuals, small groups, and congregations in understanding the bible as it comes to being inclusive. The task force encourages everyone to explore the bible study and other resources on their website […]

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