God’s work. Our hands. Celebrates cross-generational discipleship!

Many of our congregations are participating in the ELCA day of service, “God’s work. Our Hands.” Some have participated on September 8, which is the day set aside by the ELCA if you wanted to participate when most other congregations were joining in. God’s work. Our hands. reminds us that We are Church, We are Church Together, We are Lutheran and We are Church for the Sake of the World! And our work is for all generations! Here is a sample of what we’ve been up to so far…

Our littlelist worker from Covenant Lutheran in Stoughton helps take care of God’s creation by planting daffodil bulbs in their resurrection garden.

Pastor Ann Walsvik and willing workers of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rio painted park equipment at Rio’s Fireman’s Park.

Members of Luther Memorial in Delavan joined other congregations at Lutherdale Bible Camp to pack thousands of macaroni & cheese packs for the local food pantry.

The caring folks of St. Mark’s in Madison assembled baby care kits for Lutheran World Relief.

This couple from Covenant in Stoughton has been married for 65 years!  A teen looks on as they roll bandages for global ministries.

Covenant deployed 71 members for this year’s God’s work. Our hands.  We love the re-creation of the logo for this year’s theme of Building Beloved Community!

Every worthwhile event needs a mascot!  Barneveld Lutheran Church invited Bucky to their day of service!  Shown here is Pastor Jim Hearne with son, Peter

Williams Bay Lutheran Church collected seeds at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy in Williams Bay.  The seeds will now be used to further the restoration and growth of the prairie.  This conservancy is really a gift to the community.  Instead of developing this land in Williams Bay it is being preserved.

We are looking for photos for the synod website.  Please take pictures of your God’s work. Our hands. Sunday events that capture the essence of being church together for the sake of the world and email them to our synod office.  We would love to hear and see your stories! Email to Deacon Vicki Hanrahan, Assistant to the Bishop for Synodical Life at vickih@scsw-elca.org