Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sacred Space . . . Holy Conversations. . .

by Sherie Heine, Assistant to the Bishop – 5/22/2015 Psalm 34:17 “Is anyone crying for help? God is listening, ready to rescue you.” I have been blessed by my time spent at infusion.  Of course, the infusion itself is a

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Synod Earns 2% Discount on Healthcare Contributions

Thanks to everyone who took the Mayo Clinic Health Assessment this year!  Our synod reached 75% surpassing the 65% of primary plan members and spouses required to earn the 2% discount on healthcare contributions for all congregations of our synod. 

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Letting Go . . .

by Beth Anderson, DM, Synod Ministry Coordinator – 5/14/2015 Do we sometimes become so wrapped up in the work of ministry, that we forget to leave room for the Holy Spirit to work among us? As I watch much needed rain fall outside

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Scholarships Available for EQ-HR (Emotional Intelligence and Human Relations) Workshops

 Several $500 scholarships are available for rostered leaders interested in participating in an EQ-HR workshop this year.  Contact Lisa Ahlness for information on applying for the scholarship. The EQ HR Center workshop is an intensive 5-day session designed to enable participants to

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As the Conflict ends in the Central African Republic

Update from ELCA Missionaries Anne & Willie Langdji May 2015 Since January 2015, Lutheran Disaster Response International has been working closely with the companion church in CAR, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic (ELC -CAR), to put

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The Church . . .

by Bishop Mark Narum – May 7, 2015 The church is the assembly of saints in which the Gospel is taught purely and the sacraments are administered rightly. VII. [The Church] 1 Our churches also teach that one holy church

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