Called Together in Mission (CTIM) Books in Your Mailbox
Arriving in your congregation's mailbox this week is the 2013 CTIM Book. The book is information-packed with classes that will help you grow stewardship in your congregation. Share the CTIM Book with your church council, stewardship team, and the rest of your fellow church members. Visit the CTIM event page by clicking here
to view class offerings, learn about the guest speaker Chick Lane, and register online.
National Workshop on Christian Unity
April 8 - 11 in Columbus, OH
Celebrate the spirit of ecumenism and gain insights that will enrich your work with local ecumenical and interfaith partners by participating in the National Workshop on Christian Unity, April 8-11, in Columbus, OH. In addition to offering presentations on a wide range of topics, this year's Workshop will focus on the far-reaching ecumenical legacy of Vatican II. For more information and to register, go to nwcu.org or contact Pr. Chris Olkiewicz -- (515) 277-6277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Postal Changes Lead Congregations to New Communications
Janelle Bidne, Coordinator of Communications
Free Lecture by Eboo Patel Kicks off
Two-Day Interfaith Conference at LSTC
On Sunday, March 10 at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Eboo Patel will give a free lecture based on his recent book, Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice and the Promise of America. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. with a free concert by The Salaam Shalom Music Project, made up of members of Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and distinguished artists from the Chicago Arabic music community.
At 9 a.m. on Monday, March 11, Dr. Mark Swanson will present the keynote lecture, "Entertaining Angels: The Whys and Wherefores of Interfaith Hospitality," at the conference Faithful Living in an Interfaith World. Afternoon workshops will provide skills and practices in interfaith interaction. Cost of the conference is $75. To register, email email@example.com.
Read more here: www.lstc.edu
Remember in Prayer - Installation
Pastor Mark Youngquist will be installed as pastor at Swedesburg Lutheran Church, Swedesburg, Iowa, on Sunday, February 24, 2013.