Monday, Oct. 26 • 7:30 p.m. CDT
Please encourage your congregations to attend this free event, whether in person or online.
Bishop Eaton’s presentation will be live streamed, so they can watch from the comfort of their own home (as with our Table Talks, the event will be recorded and will be available at the same link as the live stream immediately after the event is over).
To receive a reminder of the event and a direct link to the live stream, please register!
2015 Bishop’s Convocation: Oct. 26-28
There is still time to register! Go to briarwoodretreat.campbrainregistration.com.
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!
Please note: if you are registered for Convocation, you do not need to register for Monday night’s public presentation.
Do you (or does your congregation) have a blog?
Let us know! Please complete this form with you blog address so I can add you to the DiscipleLife RSS reader.
Is the person in charge of your communications getting our communications?
Please help us keep the “NT-NL News Editors” email list updated! Please let us know who manages your bulletins, newsletters, website, and/or social media—whether it’s a volunteer, a paid staff person, or the overworked pastor/SAWL.
Please take a second to submit the communications person’s email address via this form.
Employer Selection Period Ends Oct. 30
All congregations need to select an ELCA-Primary health benefit option to offer your sponsored plan members for 2016. Even if you are not making changes to your benefit options, you must go online and indicate this by October 30.
Plan members also have choices to make about health benefits, tax-advantaged accounts, life insurance, and pretax retirement account contributions, and will enter their selections during Member Selection Nov. 2–30.
You can still register for Portico’s Pre-Retirement Seminar on Monday, Nov. 2 at Briarwood Retreat Center.
Portico’s Early-Mid-Career Financial Wellness Seminar, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Briarwood Retreat Center, has been canceled due to lack of interest. If you wanted to attend that workshop, please register for the Pre-Retirement Seminar and Portico reps will work with your early- to mid-career financial needs.
Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders
Presented by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center
March 7-11, 2016
King of Glory Lutheran Church
6411 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX
Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders (MSTI) provides 32 hours of training, which is useful for judicatory leaders, clergy, pastors in transitional/interim ministry and lay leaders – anyone who works with people! This event serves as a continuing education opportunity, as well as for honing mediation and conflict transformation skills.
Click here for a brochure with further information and registration form.
Do you prefer to register online? Here you go!
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
The Level 2 intensive, Building Congregational Capacity for Hispanic Ministry
June 12-17, 2016
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