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Results: 22 Article(s) Found.
Feb 09, 2015 02:32 PM
At this year's Quadrant Visits, congregations can look forward to starting strategic planning for their parishes, and engaging in mutual conversation and consolation.
Jan 19, 2015 07:03 PM
A Service for Justice & Reconciliation brought over 250 people of faith together to sing, pray, and stand for peace.
Dec 15, 2014 06:41 PM
"We call it the Blessing of the Vegetables, but we bless anything, really: bread, cheese, pickles, scooters, dogs, and people." In Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Messiah Lutheran Church strives to be present in its community.
Nov 24, 2014 07:36 PM
Leaders of 10 congregations in the Western Nassau Conference recently spent time together at "Vision Day," identifying needs and opportunities as they try to work together for the future. The conference's effort to enable shared ministry is a pilot project of our strategic plan.
Oct 27, 2014 02:51 PM
Imagine if, on Halloween, a little costumed character outside your front door thanked you for the candy and then said, “Now I have a treat for you!” and handed you some chocolate in return. Children from the Sunday School classes at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in New Rochelle have "reverse trick-or-treating"—and educating their community about the importance of fair trade—for the past five years.
Oct 13, 2014 02:52 AM
A boardwalk pavilion at Sunken Meadow State Park on the north shore of Long Island is the site for a unique summer Bible study that draws members from numerous congregations of the Metropolitan New York Synod. The Beach Bible Study began in 2001, and recently expanded to invite leaders and participants from the Western Suffolk Conference.
Sep 29, 2014 03:11 PM
About 300 ELCA members, including many from our synod, were among the 400,000 people who took to the streets of New York City in the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21.
Sep 15, 2014 03:32 PM
Being role models in abiding with God and each other in Christian community is a great gift leaders give to our over-productive world as we engage in mission with that world. The annual Bishop’s Retreat is one occasion when pastors can just be.
Sep 08, 2014 03:52 PM
Leaders throughout the synod gathered recently to receive a preliminary assessment from our consultants for the synod’s pilot project in the Bronx. The presentation seeks to address a simple question: “How can we remove the obstacles that prevent us from reaching more people who need to hear the gospel of Christ?”
Aug 25, 2014 08:14 PM
Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, this is a joint program of the Metro New York and Upstate New York Synods of the ELCA. The conference features worship, morning courses, and activities such as boating, hiking, swimming, crafts, softball, tennis, and yoga for all ages.
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