Entries by Robin Cherwinka

“Bridging Borders: Geography, Culture, Race”

Pastor Mary Pharmer lived in El Paso, on the Tex/Mex border for the first 3 months of this year.  She volunteered in a house of hospitality for immigrants coming across the border from Mexico and Central America.  Eager to share stories of this time, she has prepared a visual presentation to share at the Racial Equity gathering.

Madison Area Urban Ministry Mission Moment

Lakeview Lutheran Church (Madison) Received Madison Area Ministry (“MUMz’) Visionary Award! Congratulations to Lakeview Lutheran Church!  As the synod office was reading through the MUM newsletter, we saw that Rev. Dean Kirst accepted the Visionary Award on behalf of the congregation.  Lakeview received this award for their early support of Just Bakery through in-kind contributions […]

Lutheran Social Services Mission Moment

 Off The Square Club Works with Neighbors to Foster Change Within Community Fresh towels are something most of us take for granted. For members at Lutheran Social Services’ Off the Square Club in Madison, towels are a luxury. More than half the club members are homeless. With the addition of a shower thanks to ELCA congregations […]