Theology for Ministry Conference featuring Barbara Lundblad

For full information about the event… Barabara Lundblad will be the keynote speaker for this years Theology for Ministry Conference on September 18-20, 2016 at the Fair Hills Resort in Detroit Lakes, MN. Barbara Kay Lundblad is the Joe R. Engle Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.  She served […]

2016 Stewardship Seminar Announced

August 23, 2016 Generosity Across The Generations Money and millennials—most churches want more of both! But how do congregations best approach changing patterns of financial giving, stewardship, and generosity? Considering cultural realities and shifting giving paradigms, Copeland’s presentation will examine trends in giving for young adults and others, inviting the whole church into the joy […]

Holy Cow and Holy Mackerel Awards

Trinity-Moorhead, Little Norway-Fertile Honored The Northwestern MN ELCA Synod Hunger Table presented the Holy Mackerel and Holy Cow Awards during the 2016 Synod Assembly. The Holy Cow! and Holy Mackerel! awards from the synod’s Hunger Table recognize churches in the NWMN Synod for putting their heart and stewardship into ending hunger locally and globally, both […]

2016 Synod Assembly Recap

MAY 20-21, 2016 CONCORDIA COLLEGE, MOORHEAD, MN More than 500 Lutherans gathered at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, to discuss speaking the Truth and Love at the crossroads. Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber was the keynote speaker; Pastor Ron Glusenkamp was our churchwide representative. The assembly passed five resolutions: affirming and continuing the MP4ME Designated offering for our Synod Partners; […]

First-Bemidji, Zion-Pelican Rapids Receive LSS Servant of Christ Award

First-Bemidji, Zion-Pelican Rapids receive LSS Servant of Christ Award During the 2016 Synod Assembly, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) honored First Lutheran Church in Bemidji and Zion Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids with a 2016 Servant of Christ Award for the Northwest Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Servant of […]