In June, New Life in Christ (Duncanville), in conjunction with Parkland Hospital, held a Health and Wellness Fair for Dallas County residents. Read about what NLIC and other NT-NL congregations are doing to promote health and wellness in their communities!
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.
Celebrate the Reformation in
Next summer is a great time to visit the Lands of Luther, especially in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation coming up in 2017.
Join Bishop Kevin Kanouse for the 11-day tour June 20-30, 2016, which will include stops in Augsburg, Frankfurt, Erfurt, Eisleben, Wittenberg, Rhine Valley, Warburg, Berlin, and Munich.
Find more information at ntnl.org/lutherlands-2016-tour.
Download the ELCA Refugee Sunday Toolkit and more at refugeesunday.lirs.org.
For there is neither Apple nor Android, Windows nor Blackberry… we are all one in Christ!
On Reformation Sunday, Oct. 25, let’s share how Jesus is Good News online and off! Find more information here, or join the Facebook Group for Social Media Sunday 2015. And don’t forget to use the hashtag #SMS15!
Sunday, November 15
Briarwood Retreat Center
A fundraiser and fun-raiser for NT-NL Lutheran Campus Ministries!
2016 Mission Endowment Fund Grants due October 31!
You still have time to apply! Find more information at ntnl.org/mef-grants
Brown Distinguished Lecture: Garrison Keillor
Texas Lutheran University, Jackson Auditorium
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Tickets still available! For more information click here.
Emergency Offering Opportunity
We are still seeking donations for the Mosaic offices in Corsicana, TX after they lost all of their computer equipment during a storm.
You can make a donation through your congregation or send your checks to the mission office (Christ Evangelical Lutheran Mission Center, 680 Copper Canyon Rd., Argyle, TX 76226), designated for “Mosaic in Corsicana.”
Diaconal Ministry: History, Formation, and Sprituality
January 3-8, 2016
Mt. Olivet Conference and Retreat Center, Farmington, MN
Find out more at deaconesscommunity.org/j-term.
February 26-27, 2016
Briarwood Retreat Center
Upcoming Events in the NT-NL Mission Area and Beyond:
- Oct. 17: MEF “Seeds that Change” Dinner
- Oct. 21: TLU Brown Distinguished Lecture: Garrison Keillor
- Oct. 23-25: Lutheran Men in Mission’s One Year To Live Retreat
- Oct. 25: Social Media Sunday #SMS15
- Oct. 26: An Evening with Presiding Bishop Eaton
- Oct. 26-28: 2015 Bishop’s Convocation: NT-NL Welcomes Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
- Nov. 2: Portico Pre-Retirement Seminar
- Nov. 13-15: Divergent – Jr. High Gathering 2015
- Nov. 15: Lutheran Campus Ministry Trivia Challenge
- Dec. 4-6, 13: TLU Christmas Vespers
- Jan. 15-17, 2016: NT-NL High School Service Weekend
- 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
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