Register for 2014 NALC Mission Festival
By October 13, 2014 Read More →

Register for 2014 NALC Mission Festival

Registration is now open for the 2014 NALC Mission Festival, Abida — Hearts on Fire, November 6-8 at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church in Hilliard, Ohio. Registration cost is $100.00 per person.

Register for the 2015 Pastors’ Conference
By October 10, 2014 Read More →

Register for the 2015 Pastors’ Conference

 

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church–Nov. 2, 2014

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church–Nov. 2, 2014

Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) is providing resources for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Sunday, November 2. According to their website, VOM is “a non-profit, inter-denominational Christian organization dedicated to assisting our persecuted family worldwide.” Those who attended the NALC Convocation in July were able to hear Robert Brock of VOM speak on the read more

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Ohio Disaster Preparedness Training
By September 28, 2014 Read More →

Ohio Disaster Preparedness Training

Disaster Preparedness Training, sponsored by the Ohio Mission District, will take place on October 18th at Grace Lutheran Church in Springfield, Ohio. Cost is $50.00 per person and covers both basic and specialized levels of training. Recognized credentials will be provided. Two levels of training are covered. Level One/Basic provides training in unskilled disaster response read more

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By September 26, 2014 Read More →

Reformation Conference at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

The Department of Lutheran Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, N.C., an NALC Seminary House of Studies, will host a Reformation Conference on Thursday, Oct. 30. The conference will feature two afternoon lectures at the seminary, followed by a dinner and worship service at a local church.

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Conference on Christian Faith and Same-Sex Attraction
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Conference on Christian Faith and Same-Sex Attraction

Pastors, family counselors, and campus ministers are likely aware of the need for Christian teaching and ministry resources associated with the issue of same-sex attraction. Please consider joining this important conversation on the Trinity School for Ministry campus in the Pittsburgh area—Christian Faith and Same-sex Attraction: Finding Paths to Ministry, October 10-11, 2014. [The North read more

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By September 22, 2014 Read More →

Upcoming Mission District Convocations

NALC Mission Districts hold annual convocations to conduct business necessary to the smooth running of the mission district, including election of deans and other officers/representatives. Most also include worship and a featured speaker, Bible study, or other learning opportunity. Details for individual convocations can be found in the events calendar.

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Read the September newsletter
By September 22, 2014 Read More →

Read the September newsletter

The September 2014 issue of NALC News is now available for reading or download. Selected contents include:

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Illinois congregation celebrates pastor’s ministry
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Illinois congregation celebrates pastor’s ministry

First Lutheran Church of Kirkland, Illinois, will honor Pastor Carl L.M. Rasmussen and his family with an Open House on Sunday, October 5th, to celebrate two important milestones: Pastor Rasmussen’s 25th year as their pastor and his 35th year in the ministry! Pastor Jim Lehmann, Dean of the Great River’s Mission District, will preach at read more

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Illinois mission congregation to dedicate new sanctuary
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Illinois mission congregation to dedicate new sanctuary

2 Corinthians 1: 20For all the promises of God find their Yes in him [Jesus]. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory. 21And it is God who establishes us with you in Christ, and has anointed us, 22and who has also put his seal on read more

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August Newsletter now available
By August 15, 2014 Read More →

August Newsletter now available

The August 2014 issue of NALC News is now available for reading or download. Selected contents include:

By August 12, 2014 Read More →

Election results

The 2014 NALC Convocation elected persons to positions on the Executive Council, Court of Adjudication and North American Lutheran Seminary (NALS) Board of Regents. Click on the post title for links to election results.

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By July 25, 2014 Read More →

Convocation Video

Click “2014 Convocation“ on main menu bar above to watch recorded video of the events in Charleston. Recordings of all sessions are available.    

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By July 23, 2014 Read More →

Defending religious charities from President Obama’s order

July 23, 2014: NALC Bishop John Bradosky and General Secretary Rev. Mark Chavez joined with other Christian leaders in signing a statement from the Common Ground Christian Network (CGCN) opposing President Obama’s July 21, 2014 executive order requiring all federal contractors to practice “nondiscrimination” based on “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.” The North American Lutheran read more

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July newsletter now available
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July newsletter now available

The July 2014 issue of NALC News is now available for reading or download. Selected contents include:

By June 23, 2014 Read More →

Fortnight for Freedom observance

NALC members and congregations are encouraged to join Roman Catholics in the United States in the “Fortnight for Freedom” observance — 14 days of praying for religious freedom in the United States and around the world — June 21 – July 4. NALC Bishop John Bradosky joined more than 100 prominent national religious leaders and read more

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June newsletter now available

June newsletter now available

The June 2014 issue of NALC News is now available for reading or download. Selected contents include:

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Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

Christ the King Lutheran Church – Yankton, South Dakota When Vicki Breeman, a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Yankton, South Dakota, became the deacon overseeing the Outreach Committee, she was instrumental in helping the congregation focus upon local and regional ministry opportunities. Breeman is constantly on the lookout for opportunities to serve. One read more

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2014 Convocation Registration Now Open
By May 30, 2014 Read More →

2014 Convocation Registration Now Open

The events in Charleston will be live-streamed beginning with the Lutheran CORE Convocation opening worship at 7:00 PM on Monday, July 21st, and continuing through the conclusion of the NALC Convocation on Friday, July 25th.

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NALC Reaffirms Position on Marriage

While state courts offer new interpretations and understandings of marriage, the NALC’s position remains unchanged. We continue to hold fast to the Biblical and traditional understanding of marriage. Please consider the documents below as you offer responses in your own communities. Be assured that we are also developing a strategy and response as this trend read more

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