Request for the Bishop Installation
We are inviting all churches in the NT-NL Synod to submit photos to MissionOffice@NTNL.org from “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday (ELCA Day of Service on or around September 11) in order for us during Bishop Erik Gronberg’s installation service to recognize all the amazing work around our mission area. Please submit by Monday, September 12, with all pertinent details (church name, location, type of service, date, number of volunteers, response from community, etc).
Director for Evangelical Mission (DEM) opening
After a first round of conversations, we have discerned we should repost the position for our Director for Evangelical Mission.
This position represents the Domestic Mission unit in the territory of the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of evangelical congregations, which reflect the purposes, principles and commitments of the synod, DM and the ELCA as a whole….
To read the full position description and to apply, click here.
Grant Guidelines & Applications Now Available
The NT-NL Mission Endowment Fund seeks to support mission projects in the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod. It works much like a foundation: an endowment fund serves as its core; the principal is invested and only the income from the investment is expended annually to benefit special causes that might otherwise go unfunded and unrealized. Read the MEF’s 2017 Grant Guidelines here. Download the application here.
Where does your Mission Support go? (This video is also posted to our website home page.)
Save the Date
Now What? A symposium on repurposing…our buildings, our outreach, our stewardship, our leadership
Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00am – 4:30pm
Northway Christian, Dallas, TX
- Sep. 8: Luther Center of North Texas Annual Lecture
- Sep. 10: Parish Lay Mission Academy
- Sep. 11: “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday (ELCA Day of Service)
- Sep. 13: The Church of the Damascus Road Golf Outing and Fundraiser
- Sep. 17: Installation of the new NT-NL Bishop: Pr. Erik Gronberg
- Sep. 23-25: Junior High / Confirmation Retreat (Briarwood)
- Sep. 30-Oct. 2: One Year to Live Men’s Retreat (Lutheran Men in Mission)
- Oct. 4: Table Talk: Recalibrating Expectations for Clergy
- Oct. 7-9: NT-NL Synodical Women’s Organization (SWO) Convention
- Oct. 8: Briarwood Fall Festival & Thrivent Cook-off
- Oct. 15: Parish Lay Mission Academy
- Oct. 15: “Seeds That Change” Dinner / Fundraiser (Mission Endowment Fund)
- Oct. 16: Lutheran Hymn Festival
- Oct. 17-19: 2016 Bishop’s Convocation
- Oct. 24: Get Ready for Wright (SMU/Perkins)
- Oct. 28: Now What? A Symposium on Repurposing (ELCA Mission Investment Fund)
- Oct. 29: Briarwood Invitational Golf Outing
- Nov. 15-17: Simply Wright: N. T. Wright @ Perkins/SMU
- Nov. 19: Parish Lay Mission Academy
Access our full online Calendar here. Updates made regularly.
Do you have news or announcements to share? Please submit them to the Mission Area office (MissionOffice@ntnl.org) for consideration for our next NT-NL News. Remember to include a picture or logo.
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