Last call for registration!
September 17, 2015 – TOMORROW!
Streng Leadership Center at Briarwood
Please note: this event will only be available to registered participants; the live stream link will require a password to view.
Registration is $75 to attend in person, $50 to attend online. Register for the Preaching Planning Workshop here.
My how time flies…
Bishop Kanouse has only 13 open Sundays left before he retires. If you would like to have him visit your congregation on a Sunday morning, ask him now!
Please note: the Claiming Your Vocation for Life event at Briarwood has been cancelled.
Leadership and Anxiety in the Church:
A Family Systems Perspective
Presented by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
King of Glory Lutheran Church
6411 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX
This workshop will help church leaders understand the roots of anxiety, the scapegoating process in church systems, triangles in relationships, and the importance of maintaining a non-anxious presence in the midst of conflict.
The coupon is for groups of four or more persons from the same congregation (no other groups, such as from a judicatory). To qualify for the discount, all individual registration forms for each person from the group must be mailed together with one check, no later than October 2, 2015.
Click here for brochure
Link to Church Group Discount Coupon (for groups of four or more from the same congregation)
Register online (for individual registrations, no group discount)
Registration now open! Register through Briarwood’s CampBrain website: briarwoodretreat.campbrainregistration.com
You will create an account to enter the system (or, if you have already registered yourself or someone else for a Briarwood event, use that same login information). Select “NT-NL Events” and then “Bishop’s Convocation.” (If you have questions about the registration process, please call Sharon at 940-241-2099 or email her at email@example.com.)
Register quickly! We are inviting our neighbors from the A-OK Synod to join us and our distinguished guest; if you want to stay at Briarwood register soon to snag your spot. “Overflow” housing will be available at a nearby hotel.
Bring your books!
We will once again have a book exchange. Bring your gently-read books so they can find a new home, and pick up a few new reads for yourself!
The Christ Evangelical Lutheran Mission Center at Briarwood will also host An Evening with the Presiding Bishop on Monday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. This event will be open to the public and will be live streamed; look for a bulletin insert and other promotional materials to be available soon.
Studying Luther in Wittenberg
Invitation to the 13th International Seminar within the Luther Decade
You are invited to send a pastor to the 13th seminar which will take place in Wittenberg from February 27th until March 12th, 2016 and will be led by Prof. Dr. Walter Altmann, Brasil and Prof. Dr. Lubomir Batka, Slovakia.
The topic of the seminar will be: The Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, in Luther’s Theology. All participants will receive some relevant texts in advance so that they can prepare for the seminar. The seminar takes place in the Colleg Wittenberg, a venue right in the center of Luther’s town.
For more information, please visit their website or download the invitation letter and 2016 nomination form.
Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest Summer Intensives
Registration is now open for Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest’s Spanish Language and Hispanic Ministry Intensives.
The Level 1 intensive (May 29-June 3, 2016) is geared toward the individual wanting to understand the Latinx culture, theology and language.
The Level 2 intensive, Building Congregational Capacity for Hispanic Ministry (June 12-17, 2016) is for synod staff and church teams who are wanting to know how to begin ministry with Latinxs. During this second intensive participants will learn liturgical Spanish, hear of a variety of successful models for Latinx ministry, and receive the tools for establishing a ministry upon their return home.
Click on the links above for more information, including the registration link, and to download the fliers.
- Table Talk: The Use of the Means of Grace, Sept. 29
- TLU Youth Worker Convo with Andrew Root, Sept. 26-27
- First Call Theological Retreat, Sept. 28-30
- Portico Financial Wellness Seminars:
- Pre-Retirement Seminar, Nov. 2
- Early/Mid-Career Financial Wellness Seminar, Nov. 3
- Have you verified your contact info on our Pulpit Supply page?