Blog Archives

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

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Fight Hunger from the Road! Join the #HungerRide

The Sending Team invites you to join us on this summer’s first annual #HungerRide, taking place June 7-9, 2016. The bike ride will start in Max, ND and end at the Synod Assembly in Bismarck three days later.  Along the

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Adult Learning Opportunities with Great Plains Theological Studies

This spring another adult learning event will be offered along Highway 12.  It is designed for people who want to: deepen their theological and scriptural knowledge     beyond brief Sunday morning Bible studies; or prepare themselves to help provide more seasoned

Posted in Events, GIFTS, News

Resources for C.A.R. Sunday and SweetDeal for C.A.R.

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The first Sunday in Lent is designated as C.A.R. (Central African Republic) Sunday in the Western North Dakota Synod.  You can find resources below, including a bulletin insert with a Litany, that can be used during your worship

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Bring Home the Bacon this Advent

This season of Advent (and beyond) the Sending Team invites congregations, confirmation and church school students, Women of the ELCA groups and more to use piggy banks and the following resources to raise awareness and financial resources for World Hunger.

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Report from Synod Council – September 2015

9/29/2015 The Western North Dakota Synod Council gathered September 18-29 with a full agenda at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Bismarck.   Friday evening the council gathered with members of the Church of the Cross’s Transition Team to engage a process

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Dishin’ With the Bish’!

The chili spices have been put in the cupboard, the recipe (what recipe???) has been retired, “Chili with the Bishop” is no more.  But wait, synod staff are still cookin’! We are proud to unveil for you “Dishin’ With the

Posted in Congregation Announcements, Events, News

Bridges Out of Poverty Training

Bridges Out of Poverty workshops help employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals address and reduce poverty in a comprehensive way. Bridges brings people from all sectors and economic classes together to improve job retention rates, build resources, improve

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Waterworks and a Dance Floor

 Friends and neighbors of Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck, are invited to an Open House in the newly refurbished chapel in the skilled care facility, located at 2425 Hillview Ave. in Bismarck. You are invited to gather for worship

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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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