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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

West Coast Regional House Church Conference

The NALC is offering a series of seven regional conferences focusing on House Church Ministry in 2014. The conferences feature a time of worship, small group breakout sessions, and large group teaching sessions presented by the Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba. The West Coast Regional Gathering will be hosted by St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church (5100 Camden Avenue, read more

Regional mission conferences to focus on house churches
By January 10, 2014 Read More →

Regional mission conferences to focus on house churches

The North American Lutheran Church will offer a series of seven regional conferences focusing on House Church Ministry in 2014.

By January 2, 2014 Read More →

Expanded online giving now available

Online donation capability is now available for all of the NALC’s major funds.  You can support the new North American Lutheran Seminary through the Theological Education Fund, or provide funding for missionaries and mission starts through the Great Commission fund.  The NALC also maintains a standing Disaster Relief Fund to respond quickly when the need read more

Posted in: Home, NALC
By December 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

NALC Missionary to South Sudan safe in Kenya

Dr. Gemechis Buba has heard  from our missionary to South Sudan, Pastor Matthew Riak, and reports good news. With the help of the American government, Pastor Riak and his family escaped to Nairobi, Kenya! The Riak family is safe and Matthew is looking forward to meeting with the NALC executive staff when they visit Nairobi read more

Posted in: Missions, NALC, News
By December 18, 2013 Read More →

2014 March for Life

Members of NALC congregations are invited to participate in the 2014 March for Life, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Washington, D.C.

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NALC Preaching Conference – February 18-20, 2014
By December 14, 2013 Read More →

NALC Preaching Conference – February 18-20, 2014

From Death to Life: Preaching Law and Gospel in Lent and Easter is the theme of this preaching conference for NALC pastors and NALC seminarians to be held February 18-20, 2014 at the Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North.

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By December 2, 2013 Read More →

Lenten Symposium: Preaching the Lenten Texts

The Michael C.D. McDaniel Center for Theology of the Department of Lutheran Studies at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, is sponsoring a day-long symposium on “Preaching the Lenten Texts” on Friday, January 17, 2014. The Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin, Director of the North American Lutheran Seminary, will present an in-depth look at read more

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California Mission Festival a huge success

California Mission Festival a huge success

Eighty-seven people from twelve congregations attended a Mission Festival co-sponsored by the Central Pacific Mission District and Southwest Pacific Mission District and hosted by Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Arroyo Grande, Calif., on Saturday, October 26th. The Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba was the keynote speaker. Also present were a number of mission groups in California—plus global mission read more

Posted in: Events, Missions, NALC, News
Advent Devotional Booklet now available
By November 27, 2013 Read More →

Advent Devotional Booklet now available

The 2013 Advent Devotional written by the Rev. Dr. David Wendel is now available to download. The devotional is available in two formats:

Posted in: NALC, News, Resources
By November 20, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Bishop’s Thanksgiving Letters

Read Bishop John Bradosky’s Thanksgiving greetings to Canadian and United States NALC pastors, congregations, members and friends.

Posted in: Congregation, NALC
Watch 2013 Mission Festival videos
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Watch 2013 Mission Festival videos

View videos of the presentations given at the 2013 Mission Festival and download PDF copies of the PowerPoint slides that accompanied John Bradosky and Gemechis Buba’s presentations by clicking here.

By November 13, 2013 Read More →

Open forum with Robert Benne, Charles Arand and Leo Sánchez

Leaders of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and the Lutheran Church–Canada have been meeting regularly with leaders of the North American Lutheran Church over the past two years. Despite some differences, our churches are both committed to the authority of Holy Scripture and the Book of Concord (1580) as a true exposition of Scripture. One result read more

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Amy C. Schifrin called as Director of  North American Lutheran Seminary

Amy C. Schifrin called as Director of North American Lutheran Seminary

The Rev. Dr. Amy C. Schifrin has been called as Seminary Director for the North American Lutheran Seminary (NALS), the new seminary of the North American Lutheran Church. The Seminary Director serves as administrator of both the North American Lutheran Seminary and  the NALS Seminary Center at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pa. Dr. read more

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Executive Council names Inquiry Panel

The NALC Executive Council has appointed an Inquiry Panel which will serve as a part of the discipline process of the NALC. The NALC Constitution authorizes the Executive Council to develop a process for discipline and appeals. The inquiry panel is a part of that plan should such a process be needed. The panel members read more

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November newsletter now online

The November  2013 issue of NALC News is now available for reading or download. Selected contents include:

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NALCNetwork preparing launch of online and digital services for all NALC churches

NALCNetwork preparing launch of online and digital services for all NALC churches

As part of the continuing effort to effectively use the Internet and other digital media for our international and local church bodies, the North American Lutheran Church announces the pre-launch of the NALCNetwork.

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Welcome new congregations

Please welcome these congregations who joined the NALC during August and September 2013:

Posted in: Congregation, NALC
By October 5, 2013 Read More →

Canadian Great Commission Event in Winnipeg, Manitoba

November 1-3, 2013 A three-day Great Commission Event —Witnessing in the World — is being co-sponsored by three Canadian NALC congregations: Joy Lutheran Church and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Trinity Lutheran Church in Dauphin, Manitoba. Event leader and guest speaker/preacher is the Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba, Assistant to the Bishop for read more

Posted in: Discipleship, Events, NALC
By September 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

NALS “Seminary Month” fund-raising effort begins

The North American Lutheran Church has begun an effort to raise at least $1 million for the new North American Lutheran Seminary (NALS).

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By September 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

California ‘Lutheran Missions Festival 2013′

Lutheran Missions Festival 2013, sponsored by the Central Pacific and Southwest Pacific Mission Districts of the NALC, will take place on Saturday, October 26, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Arroyo Grande, CA. This is a free event, open to all. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba, Assistant to the Bishop for Mission read more