Entries by Jason Xiong

Lutheran Men in Mission Bold Gathering

This Bold Gathering’s theme is “Sons of Abraham: How God uses us to be bold, daring men of faith, like Abraham.” It is based on Galatians 3:6-9. This event is being hosted by Zion Lutheran Church, San Antonio, TX, partnership with Lutheran Men in Mission. It will be live-streamed November 9, 2019 from 11a-2p, with a 25-minute break, to individuals and groups of men across the country who have registered.

Sunday Afternoon Cleaning (Madison/Verona)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Madison and Verona is looking for a person to help clean up our two campuses following worship on Sunday morning from noon-6 p.m. on Sundays. We are looking for a conscientious, hardworking individual with a good driving record, since you will need to drive between the two campuses. Please send applications to Director of Administration Rick Blum at rblum@gslcwi.com or call (608) 640-4902.

PREPARE/ENRICH Training and Refresher Training Programs

PREPARE/ENRICH is a customized couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. Based on a couple’s assessment results, a trained facilitator provides feedback sessions in which the facilitator helps the couple discuss and understand their results as they are taught proven relationship skills.  This is intended for couples that are seriously dating or engaged.

Equipping The Saints: ELCA Social Statements, Messages & Resolutions

Whether you are on a church council, ministry team, teaching confirmation or adult classes, or just wanting a better handle on our Lutheran beliefs, the ELCA’s website offers a plethora of information for your good work.  There you will find many interesting resources to enrich your ministries and faith life.  There are explanations of all of our ministry partnerships and who we are as a church together.  There are practical resources such as guidelines for church councils, tips for organizing church records, it can be overwhelming, so I would suggest a great place to start are the ELCA SOCIAL STATEMENTS.

Wisconsin Council of Churches Has Moved

The Wisconsin Council of Churches office has moved to the Capitol Square in Madison. Located within Brix coworking, our new offices feature both private office space and space we share with other non-profits and businesses. Our address is now 30 W. Mifflin, Suite 602, Madison, WI 53703. Join them on Facebook Live over the lunch hour on October 7th at 12:00 pm for an online open house.

Director of Music Ministry (Sun Prairie)

Position includes directing and accompanying the Chancel Choir (adult) and keyboard responsibilities on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.  Choir has about 20 members. We have an 8-year-old Kawai 6′ grand in the sanctuary. The organ will be a 13 rank Casavant, which is in the final stages of installation. Salary is dependent on experience, with the pay range between $100 and $135 per service.  The Chancel Choir salary is between $3500 and $4000 per 9-month annual period. 

Documentaries & Dialogue: Continue the Conversations About Racial Justice

Madison Christian Community is hosting a six-Wednesday series beginning September 25 and concluding October 30. We’ll meet from 6:30-8:30 pm. The films we’re using have been specifically crafted to enhance understanding and spark conversation about whiteness, racism, and racial justice. They build from uncovering whiteness to listening in on conversations among and between various ethnic groups about their experiences of racism to revealing the systemic nature of racism to examining our current justice system and the potential for change through restorative healing practices.