2014 Summer Camp at Briarwood
Summer Staff Spotlight
Christy Yassen is the female LYLE Coordinator this summer at Briarwood. Christy will attend Mclennan Community College in the fall to pursue a career as an Esthetician. The summer is off to a great start for Christy and she looking forward to a great fun-filled summer!
Nathan Royall is a 4th year counselor from Greenville, TX and serving as the male LYLE Coordinator. Nathan has just finished his junior year at Southwestern University where he plans to finish his business degree and see where God takes him. In the meantime Nathan is looking forward to a great summer and considering working on at Briarwood in the near future!
Additional Week of Guitar Camp Added!
Briarwood still has openings for Guitar Camp on Week 4, July 13-18, and they have also added an extra week of Guitar Camp for Week 7, Aug. 3-8. Sign up today!
Want to know more about Mosaic? Check out Mosaic’s Summer 2014 newsletter!
It’s a Christian rock festival in the middle of west Texas, Thursday Aug. 7-Saturday, Aug. 9. Wanna go? Need a place to say?
Christ’s, Hope, and Midland Lutheran Churches want to welcome you! Bring a sleeping bag, rock out with great music and chill out with great friends.
The Name Gathering Project
Help Lutheran Campus Ministries collect names of new and returning college students for The Name Gathering Project. This is a nation-wide ELCA project—whether your young adults are staying close to home or heading to the opposite coast, please click here to submit their name and contact information, so local Lutheran Campus Ministries can invite them to “Come and See!”
For more information on NT-NL’s Lutheran Campus Ministries, please contact Pastor Celene Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This one-day seminar is strongly recommended for all leaders in the church, rostered and lay, employed and volunteer. Most church insurance plans strongly recommend congregation leaders and staff attend this training; rostered leaders are expected to complete this training at least once every three years.
All staff and volunteers who work with youth and children should attend.
The seminar will address how to establish and maintain personal and professional boundaries, when dealing with coworkers, with parishioners, and with youth.
Cost for the seminar is $12 for lunch. To register (to attend in person or via live stream) please email Pastor Jane at email@example.com.
Studying Luther in Wittenberg: Invitation to the Eighth International Seminar within the Luther Decade
You are invited to send a pastor to the 10th seminar which will take place in Wittenberg, Germany from November 8th until November 22nd, 2014 and will be led by Prof. Dr. Theodor Dieter and Prof. Dr. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson from the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg.
The topic of the seminar will be: “The Christian and the Government: Luther’s View of Temporal Authority”. The seminar takes place in the Colleg Wittenberg, a venue right in the center of Luther’s town.
Upcoming Events in the NT-NL Mission Area and Beyond:
- Jul. 18-20: Lutheran Men in Mission’s Triennial Gathering, “Guys, Guts, and God’s Glory”
- Jul. 24-27: Women of the ELCA’s Ninth Triennial Gathering, “Of Many Generations”
- Jul. 28-30: Association of Lutheran Church Musicians Region 3 Summer Conference
- Aug. 19: Boundary Awareness Seminar
- Sep. 7: “God’s Work. Our Hands.” Sunday
- Sep. 12: Briarwood Golf Outing
- Sep. 23: NT-NL Table Talk: Moral Injury
- Oct. 5: NT-NL’s Definitely-Abled Sunday
- Oct. 10-12: NT-NL Synodical Women’s Organization Convention (Abilene, TX)
- Oct. 11: MEF’s Seeds that Change Dinner
- Oct. 27-29: Bishop’s Convocation
- Apr. 24-26, 2015: NT-NL Mission Assembly