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ELCA Youth Gathering: Synod Informational Zoom Meeting

Our Synod's ELCA Youth Gathering Champion, Pastor Dan Schewe, invites you to join him for an informational Zoom meeting on the ELCA Youth Gathering on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 pm. This meeting is for those who are going to the Gathering, those who are wondering about it, and anyone who has questions about it. […]

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, […]

Lutheran Faith Community Nurse Association Workshop

The Lutheran Faith Community Nurse Association will be hosting a workshop on documentation for Faith Community Nursing and Health Leaders. This workshop will be held on August 17, 2023. Learn More and Register.

ELCA Stewardship Webinar: “Stewardship When Economics Are Uncertain”

The economy has been unpredictable as we slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment remains low, yet interest rates have jumped considerably, and with three very public bank failures this year, people are being more cautious with their resources. How can we talk about stewardship and money in a way that is honest and honors […]

ELCA Vital Congregations Training – Part 2 (Fall 2023)

Is your congregation ready for a follow-up to ELCA Vital Congregations Training, Part 1? Have you taken some of the learning from that first training and put it into practice in your congregation? Has your congregation developed some next steps and are they beginning to live into revitalization and renewal? Are you seeking more training […]

ELCA Youth Gathering Informational Meeting

Registration for the ELCA Youth Gathering opens on September 15. Our synod champion Pastor Dan Schewe invites you to join him for a conversation about all things Youth Gathering and registration on September 6, 2023 at 8 pm ET on Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting

“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

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. […]