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Incarnating Community

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen How important is it for a pastor to know how to form and lead a healthy community? In addition to teaching pastors how to preach, teach, and provide pastoral care, should [...]

What’s said in Leipzig, stays in … people’s memories for decades

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen I have a new resolution: “Each year, take at least one of group of synodical leaders on a week-long mission trip.” Just last Thursday, 16 of our synod’s rostered leaders returned [...]

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At Pentecost, the answer is blowing in the wind

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

By Emilie Bouvier “Think of a time in which you powerfully experienced public space.” This is what I asked a room of faith leaders this week at the Peer Group Lunch and Learn I led [...]

What’s Essential?

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By Rev. Deb Stehlin If you stop by the synod office this week, you’ll see stacks of boxes, file cabinets, and books shelves all over the place. We’re re-configuring our offices to make room for [...]

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