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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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.  

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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