NC Women of the ELCA is the North Carolina Synod’s ministry emphasis for November.
The North Carolina Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America had a unique opportunity this year. Our synod served as the host for the Triennial Convention and Gathering of the churchwide Women of the ELCA. The theme was “of many generations” and, in keeping with the theme, there were daughters and mothers and grandmothers in attendance.
In her November column for The Lutheran, Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton urges us to “spruce up our spiritual house.” We’ve become religious, not spiritual. But we can be both—our rich tradition as Lutherans says so
Read her column by clicking on the link below.
The A Cappella Choir, College Singers, Brass Ensemble, and Handbell Ensemble will present “A Lenoir-Rhyne Christmas” in Grace Chapel at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 through Tuesday, December 9.
Church leaders are now serving throughout Southeast Asia, in China and even in Europe thanks to training they received from teachers at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong, including ELCA missionary teachers such as Pastor Theodore Zimmerman and his wife Jane Zimmerman. Share this inspiring story with your congregation. For a colorful Word document to display on a bulletin board or use in a newsletter or PowerPoint presentation, visit www.ELCA.org/resources/globalchurch.
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Conover, NC, considers its 2014 gardening season a success. Throughout the spring and summer, a dedicated crew of volunteers tilled, planted, fertilized, watered, weeded, and maintained the plot of land behind the church on County Home Road.
January 29-31, 2015
Christ Lutheran Church, 4519 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC
Transforming leaders to take one bold move for the call of Jesus to lead their congregations with: Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, Commitment
Rostered and congregation leaders, I invite you to register for this milestone conference as part of our synod’s FORWARD TOGETHER initiative. What a great way to start a new year in mission. Bishop Leonard Bolick
Curiosity & Confidence - The Rev. Dr. David Lose, the president of Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia; Courage & Commitment - Dr. Andrew Root, the Olson Baalson Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary.
Peter Mayer, guitarist, vocalist, songwriter
Bring a team from your congregation.
For more information contact:
John Mocko, Director of Evangelical Mission, NC Synod