Yearly Archives: 2014

For Clergy of All Faith Traditions: An Invitation to Participate in the North Dakota Legislative Chaplaincy Program

Are you interested in opening a North Dakota legislative session with a one-minute prayer?  If so please take a few moments to do the following: 1) View the . 2) View available dates at  3)   Contact one of following pastors

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Synod Congregation Selected as Stop for the International Peace Light of Bethlehem

The international Peace Light of Bethlehem shared by millions around the world will be available in Lincoln on December 14, 2014 at 7 pm.  Each year, the light is passed from hand–to–hand in the name of peace. The chain begins when a child

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Digging into Faith in Metigrowshe Garden at Camp Metigoshe

Camp Metigoshe at Pelican Lake in the beautiful Turtle Mountains of northern North Dakota created a unique opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to dig in the dirt and practice their faith at the same time.  For the

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Community Connections: A New Ministry Launched in Williston

The Williston Area Lutheran Mission Strategy Team was formed in 2014 to address the needs of the fast growing community of Greater Williston.  The team considered the challenges currently faced by the community and determined the issue they were called

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Future Building Site Feeds Community

Living Water Lutheran Church in Mandan has been in construction mode for more years than we want to count.  The land for the future building was purchased over 10 years ago and through a sale of a portion of the

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Prepare to “Rise Up”

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel  to Detroit, Michigan with Mallory Nelson, the treasurer of our synod’s LYO Board; and Mackee Hoffmann, former LYO Board President and current member of the ELCA’s Youth Core Board, for 2014 ELCA

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Grow Stewardship in your Community

During the month of November, the Synod’s Stewardship Table will host informational meetings about the Ventures in Growing Stewards process.  This process provides a whole life approach to stewardship that engages the congregation year round and offers a variety of

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Summer Sizzler

This summer the ELCA Congregations of Williston received a Mission Fund Grant to reach out into their community. The Summer Sizzler was held Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Harmon Park, Williston, ND.  The event was hosted by the ELCA congregations of Williston: 

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God’s Playground

At Bread of Life Lutheran Church, on God’s work Our Hands Sunday, the congregation celebrated the dedication of a community playground. This would be a playground specifically built for the neighborhood to enjoy, a playground that would be completely funded

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Our Hands doing God’s Work in Bowdon

submitted by Rev. Pauline Crowder Bowdon Lutheran Church in Bowdon had all kinds of hands on “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Sunday, Sept 7—Creative Hands, Baking Hands, Visiting Hands, Singing Hands, Building Hands, and Yardwork Hands. There was something for everyone.

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