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  • multicultural2015

    Planting seeds for transformation

    Over 150 people from around the synod gathered for “Together We Can Do More,” a multicultural event focused on breaking down barriers and building relationships.

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    Merger yields a sense of possibility

    When Augustana Lutheran Church in East Elmhurst merged with Grace Lutheran Church in Astoria last fall, it had been a long time coming. The Queens congregations sat a mile apart, had a history of shared worship, and actually considered merging as long as 25 years ago.

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  • unscw2015

    Toward an equitable world: Lutherans and the status of women

    ELCA members recently attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. How can Lutherans help bring about gender equality worldwide?

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    Affirming the transgender community

    The church must not lag behind, but respect and love everybody. St. John's, Manhattan and Trinity, Manhattan are leading the way by reaching out to transgender community.

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  • quad4talking

    Helping the Lutheran church reach the world

    At this year's Quadrant Visits, congregations can look forward to starting strategic planning for their parishes, and engaging in mutual conversation and consolation.

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    The antidote of love

    A Service for Justice & Reconciliation brought over 250 people of faith together to sing, pray, and stand for peace.

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    Public space made sacred

    "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.

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  • VisionDayWNC2014

    Creating a shared future together

    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.

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    Introducing Teacher Michelle

    Meet Michelle Mercado, our newest KEMPS teacher, who prepares to depart for Bukoba, Tanzania with her family this month.

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    Supporting ministry partners through the Wider Church Fund

    In 2014, our synod's Wider Church Fund gave away over $200,000 to 12 well-deserving non-profits. Here is a snapshot of how these grants are supporting our partners in ministry.

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