Register for the 2015 Pastors’ Conference
By January 21, 2015 Read More →

Register for the 2015 Pastors’ Conference

    Discounted room rate extended to Jan. 16th! Proposed Agenda  

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Water Sunday 2015 is April 26th
By January 13, 2015 Read More →

Water Sunday 2015 is April 26th

Thanks to Water Sunday participants last year, Water Missions International (WMI), an NALC ministry partner, was able to implement projects all over the world. These photos show how congregations helped a project serving 1468 people in COPE Mission, Kenya and 2,400 people in Tolama, Indonesia. You are changing lives through safe water and the Gospel! read more

April 13-17, 2015

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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Mid-South Mission District Convocation – Feb. 20-21

The Mid-South Mission District of the NALC will hold its annual convocation at Faith Lutheran Church in Chattanooga (Hixson), Tennessee on February 20 and 21. Go to the Events Calendar for more information.

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January 2015 NALC News now available!

January 2015 NALC News now available!

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

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NALC partners with Liberian bishop in fight against Ebola
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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Nestingen DVD series on Lutheran Confessions and Small Catechism
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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By November 14, 2014 Read More →

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 its document, a reflection piece on “Christian Care for the Poor” to the NALC Executive Council. For read more

Samaritan’s Purse aiding Christians displaced by ISIS
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

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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NALC to join 2015 March for Life
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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Illinois congregation celebrates pastor’s ministry
By September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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
By September 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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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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

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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