This week we pray for:
Emanuel in Dallas (Pr. Julio Cruz-Natal)
New Life in Christ in Duncanville (in call process )
ELCA Mission Investment Fund
The 2015 NT-NL Prayer Partners can be found at ntnl.org/2015PrayerPartners or you can download the PDF here.
Looking for the 2016 NT-NL Prayer Partners list?
Go to ntnl.org/2016PrayerPartners to view the list or to download the PDF!
Read about the Central American tradition of Las Posadas, and how we celebrate them here in NT-NL!
Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad!
Read how others across the ELCA are doing God’s work with their hands in Stories of Faith in Action. Have a story to share about how your congregation or ministry is living their DiscipleLife? Let me know! firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NT-NL Bishop Election Committee wants you to be aware of a few updates to the Bishop Election website:
- ¡Ya está disponible en español!
- Added conference meeting dates
- Naming Form for Potential Nominees now open
For more information, please visit BpElection.ntnl.org or email the Bishop Election Committee at BpElection@ntnl.org.
Give the Gift of Summer Camp!
What is a wonderful gift opportunity for your children and grandchildren that can make an eternal difference? The gift of Summer Camp at Briarwood!
If you would like to give a Briarwood Camp Gift Certificate:
- Click here to go to Briarwood’s donation page
- ‘Donate’ whatever amount you would like to pay for the gift certificate (click here to see registration fees—register by Dec. 31 to lock in 2015 prices for Summer 2016!)
- When completing the form, note the campers name in the “address 2” line
- Briarwood will receive notification of the ‘donation’ and will then e-mail the giver a gift certificate that can be printed and given to the child. The certificate will include the code that can be used for online registration
Need gifts for someone too old for summer camp? Check out ELCA Good Gifts!
ELCA Reformation Anniversary Grant Program
The 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in 2017 is an opportunity for us to bear witness to the hope and joy we have through Jesus Christ. As we lead up to 2017, we are encouraged to plan and participate in activities that prepare for this milestone anniversary. As you plan your activities, we invite you to apply for funding from the ELCA Reformation Anniversary Grant Program!
Upcoming Events in the NT-NL Mission Area and Beyond:
- Jan. 14, 2016: Wrestling with the Gospel: Preparing for Lent & Easter
- Jan. 14, 2016: Confronting Racism: A Holy Yearning
- Jan. 15-17, 2016: NT-NL High School Service Weekend
- Jan. 23-24, 2016: Lumberjack Retreat
- Jan. 25-27, 2016: Tri-Synodical Theological Leadership Conference
- Feb. 19-21, 2016: Peer Ministry Leadership Event
- Feb. 26-27, 2016: Congregational Council Retreat
- Apr. 22-24, 2016: NT-NL Mission Assembly
- May 29-Jun. 3, 2016: LSPS Spanish Language and Hispanic Ministry Level I Intensive
- Jun. 12-17, 2016: LSPS Building Congregational Capacity for Hispanic Ministry Level II Intensive
- Jun. 20-30, 2016: Lands of Luther Tour
- Aug. 10-13, 2016: ELCA Grace Gathering
- Sept. 11, 2016: “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Sunday
- Sept. 17, 2016: Installation of the new NT-NL Bishop
Do you have news or announcements to share? Please submit them to Criss Forshay (email@example.com) for consideration for our next NT-NL News. Don’t forget to include a picture or logo! p