Blog Archives

Director of Discipleship – Full-time Position

Lutheran Church of the Cross in Bismarck is seeking a full-time Director of Discipleship.  The Director of Discipleship will be directly responsible to the pastor as a facilitator of the congregational ministry programs and media communications. The Director of Discipleship

Posted in Job Postings

Synod Assembly

ONLINE Registration is now CLOSED.  Last minute changes, substitutions or additions must be made by phone. Call the Synod Office (701-223-5312) Phone Registration Hours: Tuesday, May 30  9 AM – 4 PM Wednesday, May 31 9 AM – 12 PM

Posted in Uncategorized

Martin and the Family Table

Martin and the Family Table is a project of the Western North Dakota Synod, supported in part by a grant from the ELCA focusing on commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. Martin and the Family Table  invites parents,

Posted in Uncategorized

PreAssembly Workshop: In Faith, For Faith – Reclaiming the Heart of Salvation

Presenter: Dr. Samuel Giere When: Thursday, June 1, 10:30 AM – 3 PM Where : Grand Hotel, 1505 N Broadway Cost: $15 (includes Lunch) Learn More

Posted in Uncategorized

2017 ND Legislative Updates of Interest to ELCA Congregations

Updated 5/9/2017 Throughout the 2017 session of the ND Legislature, our synod attorney Murray Sagsveen, will be sharing updates on bills coming before the legislature and upcoming hearings that may be of interest to rostered ministers and members of our synod

Posted in News

Update to FLSA Overtime Ruling

Nov. 30, 2016 –  On November 22, a federal district judge in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction temporarily blocking the implementation and enforcement of the Overtime Final Rule that was scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016. The judge

Posted in Congregation Announcements, News

Response to Presiding Bishop’s Statement on Standing Rock

    November 17, 2016 Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This week the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America released a statement regarding events which are happening at Standing Rock.  I am not writing to support, condemn,

Posted in News, Standing Rock

Invitation to A Season of Listening. . .

Over the next few months, we invite congregations and members of this synod to enter into “A Season of Listening. . .” – a time of intentional conversation about engaging racial diversity across the synod and how we strengthen bonds

Posted in Events, In Mission Together, News, Standing Rock

ELCA Presiding Bishop Issues Statement on Standing Rock

CHICAGO (Nov. 14, 2016) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement on Standing Rock. Statement from ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton on Standing Rock When we come

Posted in News, Standing Rock

Thoughts on Standing Rock – Nov. 1, 2016

November 1, 2016 – by Bishop Mark Narum We stand witness to historic events.  A gathering of native peoples from around the world gather along the flood plain of an ancestral home.  Historic in that, for the first time in

Posted in Blog, News, Standing Rock