2015 Lenten Devotional now available
By February 5, 2015 Read More →

2015 Lenten Devotional now available

The devotional for the 2015 Lenten season, “From Ashes to Easter,” is now available to download.  Written by the Rev. Dr. David Wendel, NALC assistant to the bishop for ministry and ecumenism, the devotional is available in two formats:

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Water Sunday 2015 is April 26th
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Water Sunday 2015 is April 26th

Thanks to Water Sunday participants last year, Water Missions International (WMI) was able to implement sustainable safe water projects all over the world.

2015 Canadian Youth Event May 15-18
By March 1, 2015 Read More →

2015 Canadian Youth Event May 15-18

The NALC Canada Mission District will be hosting a Lutheran Youth Together Event (LYTE) Gathering May 15-18 at The Goldeye Centre, (www.goldeye.org) which is located west of Nordegg, Alberta. The Goldeye Centre provides many opportunities for outdoor activities. This event is for youth in grades 7-12 as they ponder deeply what it means to have read more

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February newsletter now available!
By February 26, 2015 Read More →

February newsletter now available!

Read the February 2015 issue of NALC News. Selected contents include:

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the “GO…” conference
By February 20, 2015 Read More →

the “GO…” conference

Presented by Mount of Olives Church in Mission Viejo, California, May 13-14, 2015, this event provides an opportunity for pastors, ministry leaders, volunteers and students to hear from amazing speakers who will share how we can grow the church for God!

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By February 19, 2015 Read More →

Carolinas Disaster Preparedness Training – March 28th

The NALC Disaster Response Task Force offers educational workshops to provide training to volunteers in participating congregations to prepare them to form volunteer disaster teams. This disaster preparedness and response training is intended for those interested in learning how the North American Lutheran Church responds to domestic disasters and how congregations and individuals can be read more

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NALC Pastors’ Conference well attended
By February 13, 2015 Read More →

NALC Pastors’ Conference well attended

Bishop Bradosky’s Transfiguration Sunday sermon, How Jesus Dealt with the Disciples’ Fear, is available for download

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Canadian Rockies Theological Conference April 13-17, 2015
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Canadian Rockies Theological Conference April 13-17, 2015

It’s time to register for the 2015 Canadian Rockies Theological Conference! For years we have been hearing the phrase “Worship Wars” used to describe the divide between “traditional” and “contemporary” worship practices. But as is usually the case, such labels do not capture the complexity of the issue at hand. The debate about worship is read more

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January 2015 NALC News now available!

Read the January 2015 issue of NALC News. Selected contents include:

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By January 19, 2015 Read More →

NALC partners with Liberian bishop in fight against Ebola

The North American Lutheran Church is partnering with the Rev. Sumoward E. Harris, bishop emeritus of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, in responding to the Ebola crisis in that country. Bishop Harris was asked to share some of his experiences with the crisis and the needs in the country. Gifts to support his ministry may read more

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By November 30, 2014 Read More →

Nestingen DVD series on Lutheran Confessions and Small Catechism

A DVD study led by popular Lutheran theologian the Rev. Dr. James Nestingen is now available from the NALC. This 12-part DVD on Lutheran theology as explained in the Lutheran Confessions and Martin Luther’s Small Catechism is an excellent resource for adult studies. The DVD series, with individual sessions of 35-60 minutes each, was produced read more

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JCTD Reflection on Christian Care for the Poor

The constitution of the North American Lutheran Church authorizes the Joint Commission on Theology and Doctrine to “consider topics of a theological nature” and to “draft statements of a theological nature.” In July 2014, the Joint Commission presented this document, a reflection piece on “Christian Care for the Poor” to the NALC Executive Council. For read more

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Samaritan’s Purse aiding Christians displaced by ISIS
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Samaritan’s Purse aiding Christians displaced by ISIS

In recent weeks, the media has been full of stories about ISIS militants torturing Christians in Iraq and Syria. ISIS started as a branch of al-Qaeda and is known for its violent attacks, including kidnappings, bombings and executions. The group’s goal is to turn Iraq and Syria into one large Islamic state. In Iraq, almost read more

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By October 20, 2014 Read More →

NALC to join 2015 March for Life

By Pastor Dennis Di Mauro   “In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy 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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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 →

2014 Convocation Video

Click here or “Convocation” on main menu bar above to access 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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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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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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