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May 06, 2014 01:08 AM
“We became a social ministry because we saw the need within our faith community to address domestic violence," said the director of Brooklyn's The Healing Center. "We wanted other Lutheran congregations to share in this vital ministry of serving families who have been impacted by gender-based violence.”​
Dec 02, 2013 02:29 PM
Pastor Amy Kienzle, recently called to serve two congregations in Brooklyn, finds joy in connecting with people who want to do something creative or build community.
Nov 11, 2013 02:31 PM
Pastor Lamont Anthony Wells has been called as the new Director for Evangelical Mission for the Metropolitan New York Synod. His strong gifts of administration and his multicultural connections open up fertile opportunities for ecumenical work, while his sense of mission to stewardship will enable people to invest and participate in the kingdom of God.
Oct 27, 2013 02:01 PM
Pastor Marc Herbst has been called as Assistant to the Bishop for Strategic Plan Implementation.
Sep 30, 2013 01:09 PM
Eric Glisson, member at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Manhattan, really knows what it means to experience new life. Convicted of murdering a cab driver in the Bronx in 1995, Glisson spent 17 years in prison, maintaining his innocence the whole time.
Apr 03, 2013 07:17 PM
From Hong Kong to Kenya to Switzerland to Poughkeepsie, God has always provided ministry for Pastor Deborah Hafner DeWinter to do. This UCC pastor works to build ecumenical relationships and think outside the box in the Lutheran parish she serves.
Oct 13, 2012 01:00 PM
Celebrating her recent citizenship, Pastor Emilce Erato serves as interim pastor of Christ Lutheran Church/Iglesia Luterana de Cristo in Freeport. Read more to find out how a Catholic fashion designer from Costa Rica ends up as a pastor on Long Island.
May 07, 2012 07:52 PM
Meet Pastor Harry Schenkel, who began his ministry with the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is now serving Transfiguration in Harlem. Learn about how he made this transition and how he began to find a balance between parish ministry, working for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and life with his family.
Jan 11, 2012 07:28 PM
A pastor's kid becomes a pastor himself, and is called to be chaplain at his alma mater besides. Meet Pastor James Smith and learn about his ministry at Wagner College.
Aug 25, 2011 01:57 PM
Pastor Peter Rustico, a chaplain in the United States Navy Reserve, describes his service at Arlington National Cemetery.
Jul 11, 2011 02:14 PM
Deacon Frances Hoyer recently published a book, Ladies Nonetheless, about her experiences serving in prison ministry. Meet Deacon Fran and learn more about her chaplaincy in a federal prison.
Feb 23, 2011 08:33 PM
The majority of synod pastors serve congregations, but there are plenty of pastors serving outside of church walls. Meet Pastor Martin Malzahn, Religious Life Advisor at Columbia University, and learn more about Lutheran campus ministry--“the frontlines of ministry in the church today.”
Jan 05, 2011 03:34 PM
Pr. Fernando Otero was ordained on December 4. This profile is one in a series designed to help everyone become better acquainted with our leaders.
Oct 18, 2010 09:43 PM
During a three-month sabbatical, Pastor Dan Ward explored different dimensions of passionate spirituality by working with a spiritual director, meeting with other congregations, and traveling to Tanzania.
Jul 01, 2010 09:26 PM
We are pleased to introduce our newest teacher, Stephanie Schmiege, who prepares to depart for two-and-a-half years in Bukoba in a few weeks.
Jan 01, 2010 10:13 PM
Synod treasurer Robert Buescher and his wife Janet were honored in December with the Soli Deo Gloria Award for distinguished service to The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP).
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