January 22, 2015

Lutherans Night at the Phillies May 29

phillies-logo1 It’s time to get your group together and order tickets for Lutheran Night at the Phillies on Friday, May 29 at 7:05 pm against the Colorado Rockies. Lutheran Night, one of the oldest church collaborations in professional sports, raises funds from each ticket sold to benefit Synod youth ministry programs. Deadline for ordering is April...

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January 5, 2015

Connecting Web of Faith Feb. 7

UBLD2015 The Upper Bucks Conference will host “Connecting the Web of Faith,” a learning day for church leaders, on Feb. 7 from 9 am to 3 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 19 10th St., Quakertown. Keynote speaker is Keith Anderson, author of the forthcoming book “The Digital Cathedral” and co-author of “Click2Save: The Digital Ministry...

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November 21, 2014

We’re Stronger Together…Forming Candidates

Steinly Do you know how we, together, identify and form tomorrow’s church professionals? “We’re blessed that the Synod’s Candidacy process is evaluative, supportive and formative,” says senior Seminarian Kat Steinly. “SEPA really tries to bring candidates together to build relationships,” says Kat, who grew up at Trinity, Perkasie. The Synod is very supportive of the contributions...

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January 22, 2015

Luther and the Arts Trip in June

LutherlandFeatImg Deadlines are approaching quickly to register for the Reformation 500 Committee’s yearly trip to Sutherland. What better way to prepare for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 than to visit historical sites connected with Martin Luther, the artist Lucas Cranach, and the musician J.S. Bach! The theme is Luther and the arts, and the...

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January 22, 2015

Synod Celebrates Dr. King

KingByLOC Despite icy roadways and heavy rain the Synod’s service celebrating the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held last Sunday (Jan. 18) at Tabor Lutheran Church. The Rev. Dr. Mark Kelly Tyler of Mother Bethel AME Church preached an outstanding sermon, and the Reformation Choir rocked the house. Participants left blessed...

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January 13, 2015

Preaching in a Digital Age

ELCAStacked As we become used to 140-character “tweets” and ephemeral updates and chats, preachers will have to work harder to earn and keep the attention of their listeners, according to “Preaching in a digital age,” a Lutheran article by our own RevWriter Sue Lang. In the article, LTSP President Dr. David Lose explains that people are saturated with...

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January 13, 2015

Mission Support Deadline Nears

MLBlueIcon With the end of the fiscal year approaching, please note than any 2014 Mission Support contributions must be received by the Synod by January 30, 2014. Any Mission Support contributions received after that date will be counted in the 2015 fiscal year. Congregation treasurers can find remittance forms at http://ministrylink.org/treasurer

January 13, 2015

MinistryLink Updates Jan. 13

King Day Service Opportunity You can help Lutheran Settlement House’s Jane Addams Place for the MLK Day of Service Jan. 19. Tasks include organizing the donations room, cleaning hallways, arts and crafts with the kids, and cleaning the Bright Spaces kids room. Projects run 9 am to noon at Jane Addams Place, 25 S. 43rd...

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