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Register Now: Lutherans Always Reforming

The Publicly Engaged Church Committee of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod will be hosting a day-long educational event on Saturday, June 17 at University Lutheran Church in East Lansing. Keynote speaker for the day will be Dr. Craig L. Nessan, Academic Dean and Professor of Contextual Theology at Warburg Seminary. A variety of workshops will also be offered throughout […]

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Synod Assembly Reports

All print materials intended for use by 2017 Synod Assembly members (reports, etc.) are due no later than April 21, 2017. Materials should be emailed to Rebecca Bossenbroek (rebeccabossenbroek@comcast.net) or Ann Stavros (annstavros@mittensynod.org). MS Word documents are preferred.

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Pedal for a Purpose 2017

Pedal for a Purpose 2017: A Hunger Ride in the Mitten Synod! May 18-21 will be the first annual Synod Bicycle Tour! This 3.5 day cycling tour aims to deepen awareness of World Hunger, challenge giving to ELCA World Hunger, and enhance physical fitness. The ride will end at the Synod Assembly in Mt. Pleasant. Details and registration materials […]

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A Call to Prayer

A Call to Prayer: Prayers to raise up leaders for this church At its March 2017 gathering, the ELCA Conference of Bishops claimed identifying, inviting, equipping, and supporting leaders and cultivating vital faith communities as two of the highest priorities for our work together. This call to prayer, aligned with Presiding Bishop Eaton’s leadership initiative, intends to inspire ELCA leaders […]

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Scholarships available for Rostered Ministers Gathering!

Understanding the financial realities of ministry and of an event of this nature, the ELCA has limited funds available for scholarships to help in off-setting the cost incurred by attending this event. This is intended especially for those individuals who are in financial need and whose congregations or ministry settings otherwise would not be able […]

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Portico Webinars

Portico has a three part pre-retirement webinar series on February 9, 16, and 23. You can find more information and the link to register here on the “Webinars” tab. On February 21st, they will also be hosting a webinar called, “Retirement Planning Made Simple” which is designed for members and employers to learn more about Portico’s new, simpler approach […]

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Register Now: Lutherans Always Reforming: A Day of Social Change Conversation

The Publicly Engaged Church Committee of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod will be hosting a day-long educational event on Saturday, June 17, at University Lutheran Church in East Lansing.  This event, billed as Lutherans Always Reforming: A Day of Social Change Conversation, will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude with Closing Worship at 3:00 PM.  […]

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Register Now: Intentional Interim Training

TheNortheastern Ohio Synod is hosting an Intentional Interim Training for rostered leaders. The training is provided by the National Association of Lutheran Interim Pastors (NALIP) and is hosted by the Northeastern Ohio Synod at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Stow, Ohio (Akron). The training will be held in three phases: Phase I: May 8-12, 2017 […]

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Synod Office Closed Monday, January 16

The Synod Office will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Annual Reports to the Bishop

2017 Annual Reports to the Bishop are now available! The 2017 Annual Report to the Bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on ELCA website. The forms have been modified slightly from previous years. You must download and save the form to your computer before filling it out and sending it to the Synod Office […]

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