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Bishop's Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Timothy M. Smith, bishop, writes a monthly reflection. The most recent are collected here. Use the button below to see all.

Stories of Ministry

God is active! Read stories of ministry happening in congregations, in communities, and across the synod.

Freedom Fridge: Finding Power Together

Oct 18, 2021 |
One answer to prayer came when community partners asked us to host Greensboro’s first Freedom Fridge, a free public refrigerator and pantry stocked and maintained by the community.

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St. John’s Volunteers Go to School

Oct 18, 2021 |
Fifty-five volunteers from St. John’s, Salisbury participated in the "God’s Work. Our Hands." project at Isenberg Elementary on Oct. 10.

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NC Synod News

Stories of NC Synod news.

Lay Preachers Commissioned

Rejoice with us as we welcome our newly commissioned Lay Preachers! Because of the pandemic and gathering restrictions, we commissioned them via Zoom in November 2020. But these eleven really wanted to be able to be together and be surrounded by friends and family and those who have encouraged and supported them during this time …

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CeCee Mills’ Installation Coming Soon!

Join Bishop Tim and the synod staff via live stream on Wednesday, October 27, at 11 a.m. for the installation of Pastor CeCee Mills as assistant to the bishop! The worship will be live-streamed from the synod office chapel. Pastor CeCee currently serves as associate Director for Evangelical Mission and moves to her new role …

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An Act of Holy Remembrance

Dear North Carolina Synod, At its September meeting, the North Carolina Synod Council read from the letter shared by the ELCA American Indian/Alaska Native Association. The letter, dated July 23, 2021 reads: “We speak to you all today on behalf of the Indigenous people throughout North Americas. We come with sad hearts at the news …

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