Ministry Link News

December 12, 2018

RedeemerFest: Faith in Action

Redeemer, Jamison holds Redeemerfest on the first Saturday of October.  It is a beautiful example of faith in action.  All proceeds from Redeemerfest support a local charity.  In 2017 it was the Food Pantry at St Johns, Hatboro.  In 2018 it was the Code Blue Project of the Bucks County Coalition to Support and Shelter...

Read More →

December 12, 2018

Christmas Message from Bishop Davenport

Share this message: Right-click and save the image above to share via email or website. Download: Christmas 2018 insert (printable) Copy and paste the text below into your word processing program     Best wishes for a blessed celebration of Christ’s birth, and new beginnings in 2019 Bishop Patricia A. Davenport Bob Fisher, Cynta Outterbridge, Martin...

Read More →

December 6, 2018

Learning Day: Canoeing the Mountains

Save the date: Our Synod’s Brave New Church initiative and the Innovation Incubator of the Presbytery of Philadelphia will host the Rev. Dr. Tod Bolsinger, author of “Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory,” for an ecumenical equipping event on Thursday, Feb. 28, 10 am to 3 pm, at United Lutheran Seminary. We invite...

Read More →

December 6, 2018

2018 Giving Cutoff Announced

Attention treasurers:  The financial books of Southeastern PA Synod, ELCA will close for 2018 on February 7, 2019. All contributions for 2018 must be received by our office by the close of business on Thursday February 7, 2019 in order to be counted as a 2018 contribution.

December 6, 2018

Magazine Release Party Honors Bishop

On December 13th, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, FunTimes magazine, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, Councilman David Oh, the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement and State Representative Joanna McClinton, request the honor of your presence at City Hall in Council Chambers with a reception to follow in the Caucus room. Our guests...

Read More →

December 6, 2018

Civil Conversations Facilitator Training

Interfaith Philadelphia has launched A Year of Civil Conversations throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. Engaging over 50 organizations and 1,000 people, we will offer multiple opportunities to learn how to “speak together differently in order to live together differently.” In the coming months, Interfaith Philadelphia will offer a number of half-day facilitator trainings that will...

Read More →

December 6, 2018

ULS Advent Vespers Dec. 9

On Sunday, December 9, 2018, United Lutheran Seminary marks the Advent season on its Philadelphia campus with its annual Advent Vespers at 5:00 pm. A reception will follow in the Brossman Center’s Benbow Hall. Call 215.248.6324 for more information. Free and open to the public. Reservations are requested for the free reception. You can register...

Read More →

December 6, 2018

Bishop Eaton: From Cradle to Grave

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton In her December LivingLutheran column, Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton writes that “Emmanuel—God with us—came to us and comes to us precisely at the time when our need is greatest. … On Christmas, God has reversed the cradle-to-grave progression. “Our lives are not a meaningless trudge from cradle to grave, but a joyful journey—true and lasting...

Read More →

November 29, 2018

Ambler Union: Young Adults Living Well, Doing Good

The Ambler Union is a collaborative of local young adults and partner organizations dedicated to helping young adults (around 22 to 32 years old) live well and do good. They host events that bring young adults together to create community, enjoy good food and nature, explore tools for living well, and do good in the...

Read More →

November 9, 2018

Bishop’s Message on the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Shop damaged during Kristallnacht Bishop Patricia A. Davenport shares a pastoral letter on the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, in light the murders at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last month and a rising number of hate crimes against Jews. Noting that later-life writings of Martin Luther were used to justify the pogrom, the...

Read More →

News Categories