Communication & Events
The LWR In-gathering will be held on Saturday, October 13 - 7:00 am - 11:00 am - at the Wisconsin Southern Railroad Yard; 1890 E. Johnson Street - Madison. Download handout to bring to the loading!
Our instructors are second to none! We are so appreciative that our rostered ministers offer their time and knowledge to teach and develop leaders in our synod. We are still looking for instructors. Could serving in this way be on your heart? Featured Instructor This Week: Rev. Dennis Creswell, Church History Class
For the past 24 hours the interns, “Vicars” from our synod have gathered with the other interns and supervisors in the ELCA from Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Our synod has five Wartburg seminary students serving as Vicars (pastoral interns) this year. We are grateful to the pastors who accompany them where they serve.
ELCA Hunger Advocacy fellowship -a program made possible by ELCA World Hunger, this fellowship is a year-long transformative experience that combines leadership development, faith formation, and impactful advocacy that moves us toward an end to hunger and a just world where all are fed. This program is in its second year and has already received and developed thoughtful leaders with passion and fresh ideas.
Did you know you can receive up to $10,000 in a rebate for solar panels for churches anywhere in Wisconsin? Come learn more about that along with what else is working in caring for God's creation in Wisconsin this Saturday!
Three Sides is a new podcast presented by the ELCA that shares that third side of seeing God at work in the world and offers a fresh way to tell the unique, compelling and sometimes surprising stories of this church. Three sides presents diverse voices from across all expressions of the ELCA.
May these leaders continue to be blessed for service.
The Madison Choral Project would like to invite such singers to attend our Master Class Series: “Active Aging and the Voice: voice changes are not just for teenagers” Dates: October 14, 21 and 28 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm. Cost: $60
will be October 7-9, 2018 at – Abbey Resort, Fontana
Next Assembly is May 4-5, 2019. View the Assembly Page for more information.
Saturday, October 13 - 7:00 am - 11:00 am - Wisconsin Southern Railroad Yard
on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Synod Office OR online via Zoom.
Vibrant Faith ministries and Spirit in the Desert are offering Leading Well--a four day training experience for pastors, deacons and church leaders that offers practical learning, Sabbath rest and collegial support. Skills will focus on staff and volunteer management, strategic/staffing challenges in your congregation, a new grounding in your sense of call, worship, retreat and support from colleagues.
On October 6, 2018 from 9 am to 12 pm, LOPPW & SCSW host this time of information and learning about the good things that are happening in our area related to the environment.
October 16, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Belvidere, IL. Join the Rev. Dr. Rolf Jacobson of ‘Working Preacher’ fame, and professor at Luther seminary as he discusses the challenges that preachers face in this politically-charged, rapidly changing day and age, and what makes for effective preaching today.