August 25, 2014

Mediation Skills for Church Leaders

August 25-29 St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Bloomsburg, PA Sponsored by the Upper Susquehanna Synod Conflict is normal and inevitable – whether in the home, school, community, church or workplace. Leaders in all walks of life often have a responsibility to help others work through their conflicts. The Mediation Skills Training Institute presented by the Lombard...

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June 11, 2014

Family Systems Training for Clergy

“Family Systems Training for Clergy, Religious Leaders, and Pastoral Counselors” begins it’s third year this Fall on the SEPA territory in Bucks County.  Originally developed with clergy in the Upper Bucks Conference, this training affords leaders an in-depth continuing education opportunity to learn Bowen Family Systems Theory and it’s application to personal and professional life in...

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March 8, 2014

CANCELLED – Council Officers’ Gathering with Bishop

Due to lower than expected advance registration, this event has been cancelled.    Council Officers are invited to gather with Bishop Burkat on Saturday, March 8, 9 am to noon, at the Brossman Center at LTSP for food, networking and conversation about strengthening the partnership between the Synod and congregations.  

January 13, 2014

LTSP Offers Refreshment, Renewal for Women

“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 11, 2013

Little Receives 2013 Purpose Prize

Welcome Church Pastor Violet Little honored with prize for people over 60 solving tough social problems.   The Rev. Violet Little, pastor of Philadelphia’s Welcome Church ministering to people experiencing homelessness, is one of seven winners of the 2013 Purpose Prize, which honors people over 60 who are using their “second acts” to make a...

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October 5, 2013

Biblical Insights on Faithful Leadership

Grow your leadership skills! Attend Who Am I to Go to Pharaoh? Biblical Insights on Faithful Leadership this fall on campus or online through The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). This Biblically based, not for credit course was developed to equip and empower lay leaders, and is being taught by the Rev. Dr. Robert B. Robinson,...

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September 20, 2013

Synod Council Endorses Gold+ Health Benefits

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod Council recommends that congregations and other agencies within the Synod provide health benefits at the “Gold+” level to their rostered leaders and lay employees. “The Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod as part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recognizes that a commitment to comprehensive health care benefits is an investment in ‘the...

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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

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