August 29, 2015

Faith Forming Faith with Paul Hoffman

In the Northwest U.S., known as the land of “the Nones” (people with no religious affiliation), Pastor Paul Hoffman successfully used a process of faith formation and renewal called “The Way” for more than 10 years at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church. He will visit Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Coatesville on Saturday, Aug. 29 to tell...

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July 23, 2014

Finding God In The Glories of Summer

"Sunset Joy" by (c) Bob Fisher How are you finding God today? As I write to you today it is a beautiful, hot, summery sunny day. Many of us long for summer, and after a winter like we have just endured, it is more welcome than ever! I love the light, and the sounds and smells of summer: the brightness and...

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June 17, 2014

diakonia Retreat July 12

diakoniaTMlogo Dr. Phillip Cary, author of “Good News for Anxious Christians,” will lead the annual diakonia™ retreat on Saturday, July 12 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Devon. The theme is “How the Gospel Forms Us,” a day of learning, worship and fellowship. Cary is professor of philosophy and Christian studies at Eastern University. The retreat...

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March 29, 2014

Practice Discipleship – Working Together in Solidarity & Going Public

Working Together in Solidarity & Going Public is the third training session for Practice Discipleship. This is an opportunity for all congregational leaders to embrace a time to be faithful, thoughtful and intentional for ministry in the 21st Century. Learn more and register at https://community.ministrylink.org/practicediscipleship. For more information download the flyer – PracticeDiscipleship Working Together in Solidarity: The ministry...

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January 28, 2014

Practice Discipleship Continues March 29

Practice_Discipleship_Logo_VERT_CLR The final Practice Discipleship workshop will be Saturday, March 29, 10 am to 3 pm, at St. Luke, Devon. The topics are “Working Together in Solidarity” and “Going Public.” The sessions will explore how our language and cultural assumptions engage the Gospel.

January 21, 2014

Diakonia Schedules Retreats

diakoniaTMlogo The Annual PA diakonia™ Retreat will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Brossman Center on the Campus of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, in Mount Airy.   The title of this year’s retreat is “Faith Formation – Faith Journeys & Discernment,” and the message will be...

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January 13, 2014

LTSP Offers Refreshment, Renewal for Women

rrr2014graphic “The Thread that Binds: 150 Years of Women in Ministry” is the theme for LTSP’s annual rest, refreshment and renewal day for all women, lay and clergy on Saturday, April 12 from 9 am to 4 pm. This is an opportunity for women to renew, reconnect and refresh physically, emotionally and spiritually in a day...

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November 25, 2013

Practice Discipleship Continues Jan. 25

Practice_Discipleship_Logo_VERT_CLR The next Practice Discipleship workshop will be Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 am to 3 pm, at St. Luke, Devon. The topics are “Inculturating the Gospel” and “When Necessary Use Words.” The sessions will explore how our language and cultural assumptions engage the Gospel.

November 23, 2013

Practice Discipleship – Dog Eating Chicken & Theories of Culture

Dog Eat Chicken & Theories of Culture is the first training session for Practice Discipleship. This is an opportunity for all congregational leaders to embrace a time to be faithful, thoughtful and intentional for ministry in the 21st Century. Learn more and register at https://community.ministrylink.org/practicediscipleship. For more information download the flyer – PracticeDiscipleship Dog Eating Chicken...

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For more information about Synod programs and communications, or for help with communications issues in your congregation, contact:
Bob Fisher
Assistant to the Bishop for Communication and Mission Interpretation
267.323.3743
rfisher@sepa.org

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