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Scholarships available for Rostered Ministers Gathering!

Understanding the financial realities of ministry and of an event of this nature, the ELCA has limited funds available for scholarships to help in off-setting the cost incurred by attending this event. This is intended especially for those individuals who are in financial need and whose congregations or ministry settings otherwise would not be able […]

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Portico Webinars

Portico has a three part pre-retirement webinar series on February 9, 16, and 23. You can find more information and the link to register here on the “Webinars” tab. On February 21st, they will also be hosting a webinar called, “Retirement Planning Made Simple” which is designed for members and employers to learn more about Portico’s new, simpler approach […]

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Register Now: Lutherans Always Reforming: A Day of Social Change Conversation

The Publicly Engaged Church Committee of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod will be hosting a day-long educational event on Saturday, June 17, at University Lutheran Church in East Lansing.  This event, billed as Lutherans Always Reforming: A Day of Social Change Conversation, will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude with Closing Worship at 3:00 PM.  […]

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Register Now: Intentional Interim Training

TheNortheastern Ohio Synod is hosting an Intentional Interim Training for rostered leaders. The training is provided by the National Association of Lutheran Interim Pastors (NALIP) and is hosted by the Northeastern Ohio Synod at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Stow, Ohio (Akron). The training will be held in three phases: Phase I: May 8-12, 2017 […]

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Synod Office Closed Monday, January 16

The Synod Office will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Annual Reports to the Bishop

2017 Annual Reports to the Bishop are now available! The 2017 Annual Report to the Bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on ELCA website. The forms have been modified slightly from previous years. You must download and save the form to your computer before filling it out and sending it to the Synod Office […]

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Save the Date: Synod Assembly 2017

Save the Date for Synod Assembly 2017! Synod Assembly will be held May 21-23, 2017 at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant. More information to come!

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2017 Annual Reports to the Bishop

The 2017 Annual Report to the Bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on ELCA website. The forms have been modified slightly from previous years. You must download and save the form to your computer before filling it out and sending it to the Synod Office. Download the form.

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Synod Called Staff Synopsis

As our synod moves toward a staff of three full-time Assistants to the Bishop, congregations have asked what this configuration might look like. The synopsis linked below is the result of prayer, reflection, and conversation. We are grateful to congregations and individuals who have increased their mission support and made special gifts to help make […]

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Register Now: Anti-Racism Training!

The Synod’s Anti-Racism team welcomes Judith Roberts, the Program Director for Racial Justice from the ELCA to present a workshop on Advancing Racial Justice! Laity and clergy are cordially invited to attend this fascinating workshop and to hear more about what our synod is doing to combat racism and encourage diversity! This free event will […]

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