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October 2018
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  • Fulfilling our ministry and mission, through ecumenical and inter-Lutheran efforts – “Ministry Matters” from Pastor David Wendel.
  • NALC pastor to lead trip to Holy Land.
  • NALC Pastors’ Conference to focus on discipleship from Catholic perspective.
  • Lutheran Week videos, photos and reports are available online.
  • Pastor James Puotyual to serve Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia.
  • NALC Global Worker in Belarus.
  • Panzos in Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Mission trip to Kenya.
  • Living as servants of Christ – Message from Bishop Bradosky.
  • Youth and family ministry update.
  • NALC News moving to electronic delivery.

September 2018
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  • NALC Disaster Response working in Carolinas after Hurricane Florence.
  • Congregations may nominate candidates for NALCBishop.
  • NALC Senior Ministry Conference.
  • Passing the baton of discipleship – Message from Bishop John Bradosky.
  • Celebrating ordinations.
  • North American Lutheran Seminary – Fall 2018.
  • Translating the Bible in Tanzania.
  • Centennial celebration at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rosenberg, Texas.
  • NALC strategy for planting churches.
  • NALC News moving to electronic delivery.
  • Born anew in the NALC – “Ministry Matters” from Pastor David Wendel.
  • Youth and family ministry update.

August 2018
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  • NALC Convocation meets in Denver during Lutheran Week.
  • NALC begins time of discernment and prayer prior to election of Bishop.
  • Bishop John Bradosky announces that he will not seek reelection.
  • North American Lutheran Seminary to seek to call new president.
  • Convocation elects leaders for NALC.
  • Convocation approves 2019 budgets.
  • Photos from NALC Convocation and other events of Lutheran Week.
  • Report of Bishop to the Convocation.
  • Anniversaries recognized at Convocation.

July 2018
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  • NALC Convocation to meet in Denver.
  • Nominees for NALC Executive Council, Court of Adjudication, Canada Section.
  • Nominees for North American Lutheran Seminary Board of Regents.
  • Biographical information on nominees.
  • NALC Operating Budget update.
  • Person of the Holy Spirit is topic of Braaten-Benne Lectures in Theology.
  • Stuff the Tonka truck for NALC Disaster Response.
  • NALC closes office in Hilliard, Ohio.
  • Consider the work of the Holy Spirit – Message from Bishop John Bradosky.
  • NALC Senior Ministry Conference.
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry.
  • All Saints Lutheran in Arlington, Texas, begins a Spanish-language ministry.
  • Texas congregation continues Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
  • NALC delegation attends GAFCON – “Ministry Matters” from Pastor David Wendel.

June 2018
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  • NALC women offer theological training for women in Malawi.
  • Registration open for NALC Convocation and other events of 2018 Lutheran Week.
  • Person of the Holy Spirit is topic of Braaten-Benne Lectures in Theology.
  • Stuff the Tonka truck for NALC Disaster Response.
  • The Academy: Ministry and Relationships.
  • “Dangers of discipleship” – Message from Bishop John Bradosky.
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry.
  • Congo Mission International – Building bridges between Lutherans in North America and Congo.
  • Water Mission project answers prayers bringing water to community in Kenya.
  • Canada Mission District Youth Gathering.
  • “Finding Jesus in Jerusalem” – “Ministry Matters” from Pastor David Wendel.

May 2018
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  • Nominations for 2018 announced. 2018 NALC Convocation will elect members of Executive Council, Court of Adjudication and NALS Board of Regents.
  • Biographical information on nominees.
  • Registration open for NALC Convocation and other events of 2018 Lutheran week.
  • “Lord, make us combustible material!” – Message from Bishop John Bradosky.
  • Blessed to be a blessing – Oromo Evangelical Church in Columbus, Ohio, dedicates new building.
  • Andrew Fuller, Joan Corniea and Brad Hales join NALC staff.
  • Update from Pastor Valery Hryhoryk – NALC Global Worker in Belarus.
  • Update from Pastor Didi Panzo – NALC Global Worker in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Scriptural retirement: Serving and sharing Jesus.
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry.
  • Appeal benefits your North American Lutheran Seminary.
  • NALC income vs. expenses – “Ministry Matters” from Pastor David Wendel.

March/April 2018
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  • Bishop John Bradosky’s Easter message.
  • Wisconsin church donates shower trailer to NALC Disaster Response.
  • Nominations sought for positions to be elected at 2018 Convocation.
  • Registration open for 2018 NALC Convocation.
  • Canadian Rockies Theological Conference to feature Malcolm Guite and Steve Bell.
  • Daniel Nelson, missionary to China: Remembering the Lutheran missionary and family killed in skyjacking.
  • The Law and Discipleship – Message from Bishop John Bradosky.
  • The Academy by NALC Renewal Team.
  • Andrew Fuller named Communications Director for NALC.
  • Kathy Jacobson is retiring.
  • Congregational Leadership: A Ministry of Reconciliation – “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel.
  • Ancient Evangelical Future Conference.
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry.

February 2018
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  • God on the move in Ohio – Oromo Evangelical Church of Columbus
  • NALC Pastors Conference in San Antonio, Texas
  • NALC to consider adding regional bishops to better serve congregations
  • Nominations sought for positions to be elected at 2018 Convocation
  • Renewing and reviving the aging church
  • “Vision for an NALC pastor” — Message from Bishop John Bradosky
  • Ordinations.
  • Canadian Rockies Theological Conference to feature Malcolm Guite and Steve Bell
  • NALC Disaster Response update
  • FEMA assistance eligibility to include churches
  • The NALC: Clergy and Laity —“Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • Lenten devotions from Pastor Wendel
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry Update
  • Annual reports from congregations

January 2018
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  • High school student personalizes disaster relief as graduation project
  • Lutherans join in three-year effort to read the Word of God together
  • Seeds of faith grow into major gift for North American Lutheran Seminary
  • Lenten devotions from Pastor Wendel
  • Life Conference precedes March for Life
  • Photos from 2018 March for Life in Washington, D.C.
  • Annual Congregational Reports
  • Epiphany – Image vs. Identity – Message from Bishop John Bradosky   
  • Temples and Priests: Before and after Christ’s resurrection (Part 6) – Pastor Mark Chavez
  • Mark Ryman accepts call to Sola Publishing
  • Created Male and Female – An Open Letter from Religious Leaders
  • LWR Farmers Market Coffee
  • Church leadership new year’s resolutions –  “Ministry Matters” by Pastor David Wendel
  • Faithwebbing.com Youth and Family Ministry Update
  • LWR provides resources for Lent
  • Canadian Rockies Theological Conference