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:
Thanks to Water Sunday participants last year, Water Missions International (WMI) was able to implement sustainable safe water projects all over the world.
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
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!
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
Bishop Bradosky’s Transfiguration Sunday sermon, How Jesus Dealt with the Disciples’ Fear, is available for download
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Click here or “Convocation” on main menu bar above to access recorded video of the events in Charleston. Recordings of all sessions are available.
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
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