Rostered Leader Resources

Selected resources, documents, and forms specifically for pastors, rostered leaders, and church leaders.


Eastern North Dakota Resource Center

1201 13th Ave N - Fargo, ND 58102

Eastern North Dakota Synod (ELCA)The Eastern North Dakota Resource Center is open for individuals and congregations to browse and borrow books and other ministry resources. You can search the online resource center catalog or browse web links, online collections, media and print resources, curricula and more for all areas of congregational life. [...]
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IRS Mileage Rates

The current IRS mileage reimbursement rate, based on actual miles driven and reported by the pastor using his/her personal vehicle for business, medical, moving, and charitable work, should be used by congregations. Congregations are advised to stay abreast of current IRS regulations pertaining to auto expense reimbursement rates. [...]
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Pastor-2-Pastor

Northwestern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota synods

Pastor-to-Pastor-logo (P2P)Pastor-2-Pastor is part colleague group and part continuing education event for rostered leaders of Eastern North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota focused on the support and wellness of our rostered leadership. Join us at Concordia College as we take part in 24-hour continuing education events with a variety of speakers two times each year. Continue to connect with your colleagues for times of mutual prayer and support in monthly colleague groups. [...]
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Sabbatical Guidelines

All persons in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America engage in a holistic and systemic approach to life-long learning and development. For rostered persons, this includes extended study and renewal of a minimum of one to three months every three to five years in present call. For rostered persons involved in the First Call Theological Education program, this three to five year period begins upon completion of that program. [...]
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Sustaining Rural Ministry Program

Seminary costs are currently $20,000 to $30,000 per year at ELCA seminaries. The average debt accumulation for current seminary students is more than $40,000. This grant program helps relieve the seminary debt for newly graduated pastors called to serve in the Northwestern Minnesota Synod. [...]
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The Revised Common Lectionary

Year A 2013-2014; Year B 2011-2012; Year C 2012-2013The Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) provides a three-year plan for Sunday readings starting with the season of Advent, four weeks before Christmas day. For each Sunday and festival, four readings are suggested and include: a Gospel reading, an Old Testament reading, a reading from the Psalms, and a New Testament reading. [...]
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Vibrant Faith Ministries

Connecting You to Faith Formation

Minneapolis, MN

Vibrant Faith Ministries logoVibrant Faith Ministries equips congregations, households and individuals to live a vibrant faith in Jesus Christ and share the Christian faith among all generations. They offer Biblically grounded and research-based training designed to inspire, energize and equip leaders, parents, pastors, the spiritually curious, youth workers and other caring adults. [...]
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Weekly Prayer for Our Companion Synod

Prayer for Sunday, June 9, 2013

Bp. Fredrick Paradesi Babu and his family with Bp. Larry and Joy WohlrabeDear Lord, thank you for your presence and wisdom in the election of Bishop Frederick Paradesi Babu. May you continue to hold fast to him and give him strength, courage, understanding, and diplomacy as he begins his calling as Moderator Bishop of the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church in India. Help him and the other leaders of the church to follow your will and to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to the people of Andhra Pradesh and the world. Amen. [...]
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