MNO Weekly News - June 12, 2019

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Cameroon Encounter 2019 Follow-up
Invite one of MNO's recent travelers to your congregation! There were four of us who went to Cameroon in March and April. We are ready to share our story! Please contact Pastor Tyler at or call 204.889.3760.

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.

ELCIC Mutual Ministry Guide
Click here for the new guide, a resource for congregations and faith communities.

*UPDATED* Eco-Reformation Project
Take a look at recommended resources and Pastor Dave's recent blog-post! Click here for more information.
Did you know that there is a "Season of Creation" that is encouraged in our church-year (often in September)? There are resources available; click here for more info. Click here for ELCIC's page.
Prayer Requests
Marie Kuhn, beloved wife of Pastor Ken Kuhn, passed away peacefully in the early morning Monday, June 3 in the Palliative Care Unit at St. Boniface Hospital. A Memorial Service is scheduled for June 14 at 2:00 pm at First Lutheran Church, Sargent at Victor with Pastor Michael Kurtz presiding. May she rest in God’s peace and her family find comfort and courage in Christ.

Bishop Marlin Bennie Aadland died peacefully on May 30, 2019. He was elected as the first Bishop of the BC Synod of the ELCIC in 1985. Click here for obituary. Rest eternal grant him, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him.

Acts of the MNO
Does your congregation have a creative idea for serving the community and connecting with new partners? Click here for some ideas that other communities have engaged. Click here to apply for an Acts of the MNO grant.

MNO Youth News

For regular programming, check out our youth page on the synod website!
Small Fry & Youth Camps
Spend some time at Luther Village meeting new friends, having new adventures at camp, experiencing renewal, and being transformed as a community! Click here for more information and registration.
2019 Calendar

Click here for information about Youth Services.

Around the Synod

Lutheran Theological Seminary
A New Path for LTS, click here for press release.

A Learning Journey - Moving Beyond Words
During Rupert’s Land Indigenous Awareness Month, the Parish of St James Anglican Church, the Church of St Stephen and St Bede, and Epiphany Indigenous Anglican Church invite you to attend a series of events for reconciliation and exploring, until June 27. Click here for more information.

World Refugee Day
CLWR invites your congregation to join us in remembering the 65 million people who have been forced to flee their homes. CLWR is hosting Forced to Flee, a group simulation exploring what it would be like to have to flee home, at Faith Lutheran in Winnipeg on June 20, 6:30 pm. Free event with limited spaces available, click here for registration.

In Our Community

Migrant and Refugee Solidarity Walk
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. beginning at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Click here for more information.

Luther Home - Celebrating 50 Years of Service
Block Party - Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for more information.

Accessibility Manitoba
To ensure employee safety, by May 1, 2020, all Manitoba employers with one or more employees must have a plan to ensure safety and accessibility. For more information, click here.

Employment Opportunities

No postings at this time.

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