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Silence the Violence Events

End Gun Violence Michigan will be participating in Silence the Violence Events during the weekend of June 17. Learn More.

ELCA Rostered Ministers Gathering 2023

July 17-20, 2023 Phoenix, Ariz. As a Rostered Minister in the ELCA, you are invited to join colleagues under the theme of "Rekindle the gift within you"(2 Timothy 1:6). Let this gathering be an opportunity for you to remember, reclaim, rekindle and revive yourself. Gathering with colleagues from across the church for fellowship, renewal, continuing education, […]

“God’s work. Our hands” Sunday 2023

Mark your calendar for Sunday, September 10, 2023 when congregations of the ELCA will join together for "God's work. Our hands." Sunday, our annual day of service. This year marks the 10th anniversary of "God's work. Our hands." Sunday! "God's work. Our hands." Sunday began in 2013 in connection with the ELCA's 25th anniversary. It continues to be an […]

2023 Autumn Leadership Event for Rostered Ministers

The North/West Lower Michigan Synod's 2023 Autumn Leadership Event for Rostered Minsters will be held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids on September 12. The theme of the event will be “Sharing the Story of Jesus with Youth and Young Adults” and will feature presentations from Jake Mulder of the Fuller Youth Institute, who […]

You Are Witnesses of These Things Retreat

Join Bishop Craig Alan Satterlee and Pastor David Sprang September 17-18, 2023 for a retreat centered on the book You Are Witnesses of These Things: Sharing the Story of Jesus! Experience the joy and fun in sharing the story of Jesus for no reason other than Jesus is such life-giving good news. Learn More

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 […]

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

The North/West Lower Michigan Synod will offer the second course in our Adult Theological Education Program this fall. Dr. Kit Kleinhans, Dean of Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, will teach Luther’s Small Catechism for Adults for six weeks via Zoom beginning in October 24. More information is coming soon!

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 […]