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Global Mission Resources

New for 2020! You can use these resources to meaningfully engage your congregation in global mission. Browse and download the resources below or order paper copies here. Global Mission Map: This brochure unfolds to reveal a large world map with photos from our global companions. Display this map in your church and inspire others to connect […]

Lenten Retreat: Reflecting on Preaching

Take a day this Lent to step back from the demanding vocation that is preaching to reflect on the art and the craft of proclaiming the gospel. Dr. Craig A. Satterlee will make presentations and invite conversation on homiletic method, the Holy Spirit and preaching, and pondering scripture, crafting the sermon, delivery, and a theology of preaching. This retreat is open […]

St. Croix Mission Trip

Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR), a program of Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands is seeking Lutheran construction teams of 10 to 20 members to assist with rebuilding hurricane damaged homes on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  This will greatly assist with our queue of almost 80 homes to repair We will […]

Region 6 Discernment Retreat

Are you feeling a “sense of call”? Has anyone ever suggested that you would make a good pastor, deacon or other type of church leader? Do you feel God’s Spirit tugging or nudging you to explore spiritual gifts, passions, interests?Do you have a willingness to lead God’s people? Are you curious about becoming a leader […]

The Naming Project Summer Camps

The Naming Project, a leading LGBTQ youth and faith-based organization, has announced its first-ever summer camp for adults taking place from June 12-15 at Bay Lake Camp in Deerwood, MN.  After fifteen successful summers providing a place for LGBTQ youth to explore their identities and religion, The Naming Project will expand to serve adults over […]

GivingTuesday: Be a Living Stone

On December 3, millions around the world are taking part in GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement, and unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. This GivingTuesday, the North/West Lower Michigan Synod invites you to #BeALivingStone, and join millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement. Through […]