And we remember those for whom we prayed last Sunday:
Calvary in Richland Hills (Pr. Phil Heinze, Pr. Kyle Rouze)
Covenant in Temple (Pr. Heath Abel)
Dallas Area Metro North Mission Conference
How about an Epiphany House Blessing?
Or, did you know that Epiphany is known in some parts of the world as “Women’s Christmas”? Find out why, and download free resources for a Women’s Christmas Retreat, here!
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
Sat. Jan. 16, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
3525 Bee Cave Road • Austin, TX 78746
This event is sponsored by ELCA seminaries and is FREE! Travel stipends available, snacks and lunch provided. Contact Seth at sbridger@tlsohio or 513-335-2882 for more information and to register for the event.
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