Monthly Archives: October 2016

News from the Our Companion Synod in the Central African Republic

Former missionary Jim Noss, recently returned from a visit to the Central African Republic, which is the international companion synod partner for the Western North Dakota Synod.  Among his stops was the Emmanuel Health Center at Gallo, a ministry that

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Letter from Bishop Narum related to Standing Rock and DAPL

October 26, 2016 – ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton and others including 5 synodical bishops, rostered leaders, and lay people traveled to Western North Dakota over the last two days to listen to voices in our communities related to the

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FSLA and What It Means for Churches

October 26, 2016 – Upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards act related to workweek, overtime and compensation may impact congregations who have additional staff beyond clergy.  The ELCA has provided a helpful webinar to assist congregations in understanding these

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