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50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Protestant Church of Germany (EKD) and the ELCA have collaborated on worship materials in German and English to help congregations observe the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. A special service will be held in Berlin on April 23 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. We […]
The North/West Lower Michigan Synod is pleased to announce that Rebecca Bossenbroek has accepted the synod’s Financial Administrator position! She will begin a gradual transition into this part-time position over the next few weeks as she begins to partner with Margie Bauer in the knowledge transfer and on-boarding process. She will transition fully into the position […]
ELCA Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice Our synod is scheduling hearings to facilitate your input on the ELCA Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice. We invite you to attend one of the hearings listed below. STONY LAKE Sunday, 3/25/18, 5:00-7:00pm First Lutheran Church 1206 Whitehall Rd Muskegon MI 49445 231-744-1522 […]
The ELCA Conference of Bishops has approved the following statement of support for the March for Our Lives on March 24. STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH Our children and youth are like a young Jeremiah prophesying to the people: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans […]
There has been a shooting on the campus of Central Michigan University. The suspect is still at large and as a result the entire city of Mount Pleasant is on lockdown. Pastor Dana Hendershot and the staff of Immanuel are safe. We pray for all who are being affected by this incident and especially for […]