April 11, 2014

Engaging With “Nones”

LPS_150 Celeb_2C_small Last night (April 10) the Philadelphia Seminary’s “Exploring Series” hosted a program with New England Synod Bishop Jim Hazelwood conversing with four “Nones” with no church affiliation. Some quick observations about what “Nones” had to say: Welcoming people as they are and where they are on their faith journey is important. “Nones” can “smell” insincerity when they...

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April 7, 2014

Help Us Save $55K in Health Costs

HA_TakeItNow_orange Rostered leaders/church employees and spouses: We need YOU to help our Synod and congregations save $55,000! We need just 36 more participants  in the Portico health plans to take the FREE, CONFIDENTIAL Mayo Clinic Health Assessment by April 30. If we meet this goal, every congregation employer will get a 2% discount on health insurance...

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April 2, 2014

Share Your Mission Story

Assem14Pro Share Your Congregation’s Story in Video! God’s work. Our hands. SEPA congregations live into this vision of the ELCA week after week, year after year. “God’s work. Our hands.” is the theme of this year’s Synod Assembly. We’d like to feature some of your stories of bringing this vision to life through community service, faith formation,...

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April 2, 2014

Immigration Reform on Bishop’s DC Agenda

Bishop Headshot As a person of faith, Bishop Claire Burkat of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA), recognizes that she is called to welcome the sojourner and walk alongside migrants and refugees as they rebuild their lives in America. Bishop Burkat took that message of welcome to Capitol Hill today and visited...

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March 18, 2014

Living Gospel Ministry Grows

LivingGospelProfile Living Gospel Ministries serves people who have been incarcerated and their families with life skills, employment search assistance, and help tapping into government benefits they are eligible to receive. Living Gospel is currently offering services at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion at 2111 Sansom Street, Mondays and Thursdays 10 am-1 pm. For info...

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