2016 Churchwide Assembly Report

churchwideassemblyvotingmembersTwenty-two members of congregations of the NW MN Synod were among the 945 voting members that met during the 14th Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in New Orleans, LA,  August 8-13.  As the highest legislative authority of the ELCA, they discussed and approved a number of key actions, including the following: Continue reading... [...]
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Worship Band Leader

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls, MN

Employment Opportunity: This ¼ time position entails directing worship band at one contemporary worship service each Sunday morning, organizing rehearsals, planning worship with program staff, managing music library, preparing keynote slides, participating on music & worship ministry team. Applicant shall- be a person of Christian faith, have musical training, eager to learn, strong leadership and team-building skills. Continue reading... [...]
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Worship Music Leader

Trinity Lutheran Church - Detroit Lakes

Employment Opportunity: Trinity Lutheran Church is looking for a person to fill the position of Worship Music Leader. This person will provide accompaniment for worship and the choir, collaborate with others to help create worship services and coordinate special music. Organ/piano experience required. Pay based on education and experience. Position open until filled. Job description and application available at 1401 Madison Ave., Detroit Lakes, MN or email 218-847-7211. [...]
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2016 Stewardship Seminar

August 23, 2016

logoangledmodernMoney 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 of generous living. [...]
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Part Time (.50) High School Youth Director

Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello, MN

Employment Opportunity: Resurrection Lutheran Church (LCMC) is looking to hire a part time 20 hr a week High School Youth Director. This person will be joining our Children, Youth & Family team and concentrating on ages 9th – 12th grade. This person will be able to serve an already active Youth Leadership Team and give guidance as they seek Continue reading... [...]
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2016 Synod Assembly Recap

truth-and-loveMAY 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; Continue reading... [...]
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