Ministry Link News

November 14, 2019

Support the All Saints Appeal

“You are the light of the world… Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:14-16 Dear Beloved Saints of Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, Thank you for witnessing to God’s extravagant love and grace in this five-county region around Philadelphia....

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October 15, 2019

Inspire Extravagant Generosity

Save January 10-11 for a weekend of informative and useful presentations designed to inspire Extravagant Generosity in your church! This event is hosted at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale, PA 19446.   This stewardship extravaganza features keynote speakers J. Clif Christopher (author of: It’s Not Your Father’s Offering Plate, Whose Offering Plate...

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October 28, 2019

Bishop Preaches at World AIDS Day Service

Bishop Davenport will be the featured preacher at Philadelphia FIGHT’s 11th Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 am, at the Doubletree by Hilton, S. Broad and Locust streets, Center City. Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers provide culturally competent comprehensive primary care, and state of the art HIV primary care to...

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October 28, 2019

‘Renaissance Christmas’ Benefits KenCrest

Christ’s Lutheran Church of Oreland will present a Renaissance Christmas Concert featuring the Bloom Consort on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 pm. A free-will offering will benefit KenCrest staff emergencies through the Rod Hibbard Fund. All are welcome! A reception will follow. Venue: 700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Oreland, PA 19075. Visit: christs-oreland.org. For information contact...

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October 28, 2019

2021 Gathering: Boundless

The ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2021 Minneapolis Gathering, “boundless: God beyond measure,” based on Ephesians 3:19 CEV. “I want you to know all about Christ’s love, although it is too wonderful to be measured. Then your lives will be filled with all that God is.” What are the stories of...

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October 7, 2019

Hurricane Dorian, One Month Later

Hurricane Dorian nit the Bahamas with devastating force, lingering over the islands for 24+ hours before moving along the southeastern coast of the US. One month later, more than 50 people have been reported killed there, with hundreds still missing and thousands left homeless. Crippled infrastructure, closed businesses, and a tainted water supply are exacerbating...

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October 7, 2019

Child Poverty On Increase in PA

Twelve percent of children in Pennsylvania live in concentrated poverty according to “Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods,” a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Pennsylvania is one of just 10 states where this measure is increasing.  “Children whose neighborhoods have quality schools, abundant job opportunities, reliable transportation...

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October 2, 2019

Bishop Eaton: Bold Actions at Churchwide Assembly

By Elizabeth A. Eaton This church had a meeting in August. We gathered in Milwaukee for the 2019 Churchwide Assembly. We were filled with anticipation and excitement—what would unfold during the assembly? How would we be inspired by worship and Bible study? How would we be challenged? What new insight into the work of the...

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September 30, 2019

Volunteer with Liberty Hospice

Part of the Liberty Lutheran family of services, Liberty Hospice offers compassionate care to Philadelphia-area patients facing a life-limiting illness. Our hospice care team, which includes a medical director, social workers, chaplains, skilled nursing professionals, hospice aides, and volunteers, provides comprehensive support while helping patients and their families make the most of every moment. Volunteers are a vital...

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September 25, 2019

In God’s Image: Inclusive Ministry October 12, 2019

Interested in learning how to expand your ministries to be more intentionally welcoming for LGBTQIA+ persons? Is your congregation already Reconciling in Christ but you want to know what more you can do? Do you feel like you just don’t know how to be the best ally you can be? Well, then do we have...

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