Congregational News & Events
All are welcome to this special service of Holy Communion for rostered ministers and lay leaders. While traditionally held during Holy Week on Maundy Thursday, we have moved it up to Tuesday to facilitate your participation.
This Hands-On Training is something to ROAR about!
Tuesday, May 21 - 8:30 am - Noon at McFarland Lutheran Church. Congregations are invited to send all staff members to a morning of worship, conversation and collegiality.
St. Peter's Lutheran Church is hosting its third forum on Farm Stress and Suicide Awareness on Wednesday, March 13, noon-2:00 p.m. A freewill lunch is provided.
Friday, Jan 25 | 7 pm. All are invited to a winter organ recital and hymn sing, led by Director of Music Andrew Schaeffer.
Join Sugar Creek Lutheran Church and several local agencies for this event! Thursday, January 10 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Elkhorn High School Auditorium
Wednesday, January 9, Noon-2 PM, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 325 Mill Street, Loganville
Everyone is warmly invited to share in the annual Stable Service. The Living Nativity will be presented on Wednesday evening at the “Happy Barn on the Richard Taylor property, 7893 McKenna Road, rural…
Pastor Mary Martha Kanass from Hephatha Lutheran Church, Bethel’s mission partner in Milwaukee, will help all to prepare for the Christ Child! Her message of being a “Strong Baby Sanctuary” will touch hearts and fill us with the wonder of Advent.
All are welcome to this special ecumenical Advent event, now in its fifth year. It will offer you a truly meaningful way to prepare for Christmas, as you hear and participate in music and readings that bring to life both the Bethlehem of Jesus' birth and the Bethlehem of today.
Join Madison Christian Community (Advent Lutheran and Community of Hope, UCC) for the culminating event of our ecumenical Big Read of Trouble I've Seen: Changing the Way the Church View Racism.
Bells of Peace 1918 - 2018 ARMISTICE CENTENNIAL Nationwide Bell-Tolling on Nov. 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. First English Lutheran Church, Whitewater, Wisconsin will participate in this ceremony and…
Saturday, December 1, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm - Christ Lutheran Church - It’s That Time of Year! Make Your Reservation Now for this Popular Event!
It will be a time to live in the moment and remove the “should’s” from your life. Overall live a Happier and Healthier life!
Augustana College (Rock Island) Symphony Orchestra through the voices of Joan Tower, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and George Gershwin, the 75 member rrchestra explores an expansive and inclusive vision of what is means for music to be made in, and by, America.
The Chicago Gargoyle Brass returns to Good Shepherd with Jared Stellmacher, Organ This year’s program, entitled “Imaginary Journey,” features world premieres of new works and arrangements for…
Take the day off from cooking and join in! Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday, November 5, 7:00pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Evansville, Wisconsin. Trip is August 11-21, 2020.
Event will be on Saturday, November 3 at 7:00 PM at First Lutheran, Janesville. Rehearsals will be October 18, 25, 30 with dress rehearsal Nov. 3
Time for Us is an annual camp for youth, ages 10 - 18, who have a family member living with cognitive, neurological or trauma-related challenges such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia, PTSD, or Parkinson's.
An important part of our calls as synod staff is to care for our congregations. There are certain occasions where we would like to bring a prayer blanket or shawl to someone in our synod to comfort them. Do you have one or two that you would be willing to share?
You Can Change a Life in 3 Hours or Less - Volunteers Needed For Food Pantry & Friday Noon Meal. You can help eliminate hunger in our community by volunteering for St. Mark’s Food Ministry! As we are a small congregation, we really need your help!
If you or your congregation would like to contribute some items as indicated to Annunciation House, please contact Mary Pharmer
All Forums Start at 9:15 am. No registration required…Just come!
Volunteers are needed from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help Assisted Living residents attend the service (at least once a month - scheduling negotiable) and up to four volunteers for the service in the Oakwood chapel every other month on the third Sunday of the month.
Information for Annual Meetings, Annual Reports & Synod Assembly
As members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, we are freed by grace to live faithfully, witness boldly and serve joyfully.
Trinity Lutheran in Fort Atkinson has 22 choir robes for children that we would be happy to donate to any church interested in them.
If you are interested, contact the New Hope Lutheran church office - 608-523-4239 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
We suggest that you wrap your annual reports in a beautiful ELCA-provided cover that includes an inspiring message from Presiding Bishop Eaton and litany. The covers are FREE, you pay only shipping. Order these from the ELCA through their website
There is room to join this tour to Israel, Palestine and Jordan, June 15-26, 2019. This is an exceptional opportunity to experience the land of the Bible and give you a lifetime of insights and inspiration.
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Enjoy a drive through the country roads and stop at St. Peter’s in Loganville for a bowl of homemade soup, ham or turkey wraps or sandwiches and pulled pork sandwiches at the Shepherd’s Café.
Books that I’d recommend being in each church library for the edification of the community...
Links to Resources from Potico: Video series for congregational treasurers; Resourceful Stewards Initiatives; Savings Matching Programs
Find devotions, questions for reflection, prayers and inspiration for the journey to end hunger and seek justice.
Join Reverend Jeff Quinto, Bethel Series Executive Director, and his wife Toni on ten life-changing days in the Holy Land, February 22 – March 3, 2019, on the 2nd Annual Bethel Series Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
This journey will be a pilgrimage in which we will follow in the footsteps of Jesus, seeing the lands of the Bible. Throughout the trip we will share group reflection, prayer and worship.
will be October 7-9, 2018 at – Abbey Resort, Fontana
Next Assembly is May 5 -6, 2018. View the Assembly Page for more information.