Entries by Robin Cherwinka

Congregational Conversations December and January

The coming months are an important time for congregational involvement! As you share the love of Jesus & prepare for Advent and Christmas, please also set aside congregational time for important synod-related stewardship conversations: 1. Congregational mission support conversation: Mission support refers to the dollars that congregations generously share with the synod to support our […]

Volunteer Opportunity for Churches for Triangle Community Ministry

Won’t you be my neighbor? Triangle Community Ministry (TCM) offers the unique opportunity for churches and youth groups to get to know the residents of the Triangle neighborhood while serving a Monday Meal in 2019. TCM’s Monday Meals are served in the community room of Brittingham Apartments, 755 Braxton Place, every Monday from 5:00 to […]

Are you interested in volunteering at YOUR synod office?

It’s easy and fun and you can sign-up below. We need 4 volunteers this Thursday, November 29th, If you have any problems or questions please call Robyn Zimmerman at the synod office, 608.270-0201. http://signup.com/go/HpzTium Congregations feel free to share on your church Facebook or web page through Thursday.

In the Wilderness, by Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, ELCA

In the Hebrew Bible the book of Numbers is called “In the Wilderness.” It starts with great hope. God delivered God’s people from Egypt, from bitter slavery, grinding toil and infanticide. What a delivery! The entire people—ancients, infants and everyone in between—escaped from one of the world’s superpowers, walked dry-shod through the sea and went […]


TEXT GIVE to: (608) 571-1576 or give here: https://tithe.ly/give_new/www/#/tithely/give-onetime/387616 As we lean into Advent, a time of expectant waiting for the greatest gift of all, Jesus, we ask you to give back to God by giving a gift to your beloved faith community. This year, we are asking you to donate to the Bishop’s Discretionary […]