MNO Weekly News - February 13, 2019

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Cameroon Appeal 2019
Our Synod has a long-standing relationship with the Lutheran church in Cameroon (EELC). This year we ask for your prayerful and financial support of our appeal. See our web page for more information and resources.

Mission as Hope Appeal
Since this annual appeal began in 2009, it has allowed us to continue funding ongoing mission in our Synod, ministries like Luther Village, Lutheran Urban Ministry, Youth and Young Adult Programming and Cameroon visits.
Perhaps even more significantly, it has provided resources to do some new things in our Synod each year, which would have not been possible with the regular benevolence dollars.
Please find further information, including letter to congregations and bulletin inserts, here.

Prayer Requests
Pastor Leslie Poulin, who has been diagnosed with cancer and is awaiting treatment.

Sue Riediger (spouse of Heather Howdle - MNO Synod Council Chair), who is recovering from surgery related to cancer.

Pastor Donna Smalley who will be having major surgery, an Esophagectomy, on February 26, at HSC.

Please continue to keep Pastor Leslie, Sue and Pastor Donna in your prayers.

Eco-Reformation Project
Take a look at recommended resources and blog-posts! Click here for more information.
Did you know that there is a "Season of Creation" that is encouraged in our church-year? There are resources available; click here for more info. Click here for ELCIC's page.

MNO Youth News

For regular programming, check out our youth page on the synod website!
2019 Calendar
Click here for more information about Youth Services.
Youth Covenant
Please take a look, here, and respond and make use of this covenant!

Around the Synod

**NEW** Diaconal Sunday Resources
Now posted to the ELCIC website,
for Sunday, February 24, 2019. Please click here.
Opportunity to join GSI Board of Directors
Group Services Inc. is looking for people interested in joining their Board of Directors. There are four positions with terms beginning in fall 2019. If you are interested, please complete the board form found here on our website and send via e-mail to Responses due early March. For more information visit the website.

In Our Community

No announcements at this time.

Employment Opportunities

**NEW** St. John's Anglican Cathedral - Part-Time Music Director
Please click here for more information. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.

Luther Village is Looking for Staff for the 2019 Season!
If you love Luther Village, being outdoors and love working in an amazing community, we might just have the perfect job for you! Luther Village is looking for applicants in all areas for the upcoming season including program, kitchen/housekeeping, and maintenance! Application Deadline is February 28, 2019! For more information, please click here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Luther Village - Executive Director
Applications for the position of Executive Director are being accepted. Click here for full job posting and description.

Refugee Rights Policy Analyst
Employment Opportunity with Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) in Ottawa, ON. Click here for more information.

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