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Kaleidoscope in Christ

Join Samuel Brink and Pastor Bruce Thorsen for a five-week study focusing on resources that educate and deepen cultural competency regarding racial equity, our indigenous neighbors, and the LGBTQIA+ community. Together we will navigate media and text sources and engage in weekly group discussion as we seek greater awareness and deeper understanding of these groups. […]

My Burden is Light Preaching Retreat

Join Bishop Satterlee for a preaching retreat centered on his new book, My Burden Is Light: Making Room for Jesus in Preaching. This in-person retreat will be held October 16-18, 2023 and is an opportunity to discuss the book and to intentionally reflect on both our preaching and our relationship with Jesus. Like the book, the […]

World Food Day

World Food Day is October 16, and this year World Food Sunday is October 15. World Food Day is one of the most celebrated days of the United Nations calendar. It promotes worldwide awareness of hunger and promote action for the future of food, people, and the planet. Learn more. Our synod's Hunger Team will […]

Ecumenical Community of Michigan 2023 Fall Retreat

The Ecumenical Community of Michigan will host a fall retreat, "Know the Other and Know Ourselves: Prayerful Listening Across our Differences," on October 23-26, 2023. This retreat will be led by The Rev. Margaret R. Rose, Deputy for Ecumenical and Inter-religious Relations for The Episcopal Church. Learn More.

Adult Theological Education: Luther’s Small Catechism for Adults

When Luther wrote that familiar question, “What does this mean?” he meant it! He wanted Christians to understand their faith and to see how God was at work in their lives, in the church, and in the world. Join the Rev. Dr. Kit Kleinhans, Dean of Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, for a six-week study […]

Boundary Training for Rostered Ministers

The North/West Lower Michigan Synod will be offering Boundary Training as a four part series via Zoom. These 1-hour sessions will be held on Thursdays at 11am ET on January 11, 18, 25, and February 1, 2024. Participants are expected to attend all four sessions. We are privileged that Barbara Keller, the Misconduct Prevention Director […]

ELCA Youth Gathering 2024

The ELCA is jazzed to announce that we’re heading to New Orleans for the 2024 ELCA Youth Gathering, MYLE and the tAble! The Big Easy is filled with rich history, friendly locals, amazing food and great music, and we just can’t wait to go back. Mark your calendars for July 16-20, 2024, to join us […]