Always being made New. – Celebrating 25 years as the ELCA By Carla Klawitter Saturday, June 8, 2013 Day 2 started early with breakfast, rehearsal for those who will be part of tomorrow’s mass choir, more registrations, and a morning prayer service. Everyone seemed to be appreciating the sunshine. Voting members and visitors gathered again […]
Always being made New. – Celebrating 25 years as the ELCA Friday, June 7, 2013 The 2013 Southwestern Minnesota Synod “family reunion” began Friday, June 7, with gathering of brothers and sisters from the entire area of the synod – male and female, rostered and lay, young and old. Yes, that’s right. Young! If you […]
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Below are two letters regarding civil marriage in the state of Minnesota. Click here for a letter that was sent out to our SW MN Synod rostered leaders, dated May 14, 2013 Click here for a letter that is an updated response from Bishop Jon, dated May 27, 2013 We have also posted a few […]
Pre-Assembly Reports, Proposals and Resolutions can be found at www.swmnelca.org (assembly page) to download and print. documents will be added and updated daily, so please check back to get the latest information. There will be no pre-assembly packets mailed unless you paid for additional printed materials when registered. Pre-assembly packets will not be available at […]
Stewardship of our congregation’s life requires regular attention to areas that are not so exciting, but help our communities of faith steward the Gospel effectively. So if you are looking for places to do some routine maintenance so that your community of faith keeps moving along here are a few with links to get more […]
EnerChange Is a no-cost service that helps non-profit organizations save money by saving energy. EnerChange.org LuAnn Ferguson, ELCA Mission Investment Regional Manager shared this information with us. EnerChange is funded by Xcel Energy and CenterPoint. If your organization does not use Xcel Energy and CenterPoint these services may not be free.
Assembly Registration! Don’t miss out on saving $50 per voting member. Early Bird Registration Deadline is May 10th! Save another $50 by bringing a youth or young adult (under age 35) as a voting member. And keep in mind you can also pay by check online! It’s easy and the best way to pay. Get […]
Reflections and Responses Regarding Your Congregation’s Life Cycle Shared from Eastern North Dakota Synod and the Northwestern Minnesota Synod. Life Cycle–Every congregation has a life cycle from the time of its birth until the present. Where would your congregation appear on the life cycle chart below? This document will invite you to reflect on where […]