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ELCA Youth Gathering 
July 15-19
Detroit, MI
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Peter and Paul, faithful servants of God and leaders in the church, brought their human weaknesses and strengths to their ministry. We pray that we may also trust in God’s grace and live as bold witnesses to the gospel.
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Save the Date: ConFEST 2016
ConFEST is a synod-wide event to enhance and support congregation confirmation ministries by exploring churchwide connections, engaging servant learning, and creating community.
Same event will be held at two locations from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Cost is $10 per person.

  • Sunday, January 24, 2016 – Windsor Heights Lutheran Church, Des Moines
  • Sunday, February 21, 2016 – St. John’s, Ely

Registration will open late August 2015. Contact Eric Carlson
Churchwide News
Malaria campaign update
​See the updates on how far the project has progressed. Click below to watch the video
"We Support Peace" banner campaign with Peace Not Walls
​Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) is inviting houses of worship across the United States to display a "We Support Peace with Justice" banner in public. CMEP explains "It is our hope that various religious institutions will choose to publicly reflect their congregants wishes for a peaceful solution to the decades old conflict in the Middle East. In light of the most recent war, violence and devastation, there is an immediate need and urgent opportunity to advance this cause of peace...see more and learn where to order

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Upcoming Five-Day Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Human Relations (HR) Workshop
This workshop focuses on emotional intelligence and human relations skills for church professionals in Iowa at Pilgrim Heights Conference Center in Montour, IA, August 24-28, 2015.  This workshop delves deeply into those "people" skills that are so vital to congregational leadership. Clergy that have a hard time developing significant relationships with their congregants will have a hard time offering leadership to their congregations. Learn more and register...
Online course and the Life of Faith Initiative at Wartburg Seminary
Wartburg Seminary offers courses for all the baptized online. One of them, The Gathered-Scattered Church: Releasing God’s People for Ministry in the World ties into the recently adopted Life of Faith initiative. You can take the course as an individual; if you have a small group from your congregation you get a discount. Register soon. "Seating" is limited. See more and register
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