Town Hall with Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
Kimball Lutheran Church in Kannapolis,NC will be hosting Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on Saturday April 26th from 4-6pm to meet with Youth and Young Adults across the NC Synod. Come and hear a little about the Bishop and the ELCA's vision for Youth and Young Adults in the church. We would also like to welcome you to come and participate with us in Worship on Sunday April 27th at 10am where Bishop Eaton will be preaching for the Kimball 100th Anniversary. Register here
Instagram folks. Join us for the Lenten Forty Day Challenge. The list of words are chosen and begin on Ash Wednesday. Take a picture each day that represents the word of the day and post to Instagram or Facebook with #ncsynodfortydays as the hashtag. Can't wait to see how you capture the word in a photo.
This extraordinary group of people from Emmanuel, High Point made stuffed elephants for Lutheran Services Carolinas. When foster kids or veterans feel forgotten, they are given an elephant and told that an elephant never forgets and neither does God. "God has not forgotten you."
This is a picture from St. Philip, Raleigh. During their 30 Hour Famine they raised enough money to feed 12 kids for a year! Looking for Hunger Resources? There's a great new resource available called Act2Day4Tomorrow from the ELCA. It's free. Order your copy today.
The ELCA Malaria Campaign is turning this day into a special week, observing World Malaria Sunday on April 27. The goal is to raise $250,000 -- enough to start malaria programming in Namibia. and when you give a gift between April 25 and May 2, your gift will be matched. Save the date, join the movement and observe World Malaria Day on April 27. Resources are available here.
Which of the faith practices will be our focus today, this month, this season? In the midst of all this - thank you for building relationships that last a lifetime. For sharing your stories of faith - youth & adults alike. You are a blessing to our synod.
My commitment to passing on faith includes helping congregations equip families to be places where faith is talked about, shared and deepened. I have the priviledge of spending time with some amazing young people. Our synodical youth events span the ages from 3-12th grade while also including young adults - YARPs (Young Adult Resource Persons) where my goal is to train them to serve our congregations. Read more »
These trainings are available free of charge and best of all - they are online and will be downloadable. Can't beat it.