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February newsletter now available!
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February newsletter now available!

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

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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
By January 22, 2015 Read More →

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 November 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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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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 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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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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David Yeago joins North American Lutheran Seminary faculty

David Yeago joins North American Lutheran Seminary faculty

Dr. David Yeago has been appointed to the faculty of the North American Lutheran Seminary and Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, as Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics. “I am honored and delighted to join the faculty at Trinity School for Ministry in partnership with the North American Lutheran Seminary,” said Dr. Yeago. read more

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By March 25, 2014 Read More →

2014 Canadian Rockies Theological Conference

“Strong Medicine: The Lutheran Doctrine of Vocation as Antidote to the Lethal Me Culture of Today” is the theme of the annual Canadian Rockies Theological Conference May 5-8, 2014, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Canmore, Alberta, about fifty miles west of Calgary, near Banff National Park. Featured speakers are Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto read more

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Nestingens travel to China on mission trip

Nestingens travel to China on mission trip

The NALC and China Service Ventures are partnering to send Jim and Carolyn Nestingen to Wuhan, in Hubei Province (next to Hunan), China, as part of the Theologians Without Borders program.

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Celebrate Water Sunday on March 23
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Celebrate Water Sunday on March 23

NALC congregations are encouraged to consider celebrating Water Sunday on March 23. Water Sunday is a Sunday that a congregation dedicates to talking about the global water crisis and taking a special offering to provide safe water to people around the world. Offerings may support Water Missions International — one of the ministries featured at read more

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By March 13, 2014 Read More →

Nominees sought for 2014 leadership positions

Nominations for leadership positions in the North American Lutheran Church and the North American Lutheran Seminary are being sought by the NALC Nominating Committee. A deadline of April 12 has been set for receiving nominations. The 2014 NALC Convocation July 24-25 in Charleston, S.C., will elect members of the NALC Executive Council and Court of read more

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NALC Disaster Preparedness Training – March 22 / Rosenberg TX
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NALC Disaster Preparedness Training – March 22 / Rosenberg TX

The NALC Disaster Response Task Force is offering educational workshops to provide training to volunteers in participating congregations, preparing each congregation 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 read more

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Water Missions International thanks NALC
By March 11, 2014 Read More →

Water Missions International thanks NALC

Greetings to our friends at the North American Lutheran Church, We’re so thankful for all you have done to support our mission over the past year. From the opportunity to participate in the convocation, to your sharing about our Philippines relief effort, to encouraging your churches to participate in Water Sunday — please know how read more

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2014 Lenten Devotional Booklet now available
By February 20, 2014 Read More →

2014 Lenten Devotional Booklet now available

A devotional for the 2014 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: