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MNO Weekly News - May 15, 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 tgingrich@elcic.ca or call 204.889.3760.

**NEXT WEEK** Your Changing Seminary
Presentation by Rev. Dr. William Harrison, President.
Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. Click here for more information.


Anglican/Lutheran Residential Study Conference
June 9 to 12, 2019 at Wilderness Edge Conference Centre, Pinawa, Manitoba. Registration deadline May 10, please click here.


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

Updated Call Process Manual
Click here for the recently updated manual, available on the "Resources" page of the Synod Website. Particularly of interest to congregations seeking a pastor.


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


Marie Kuhn, wife of Pastor Ken Kuhn, who has been diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. Click here for message from Pastor Ken.

Pastor Mark Tiefenbach, who is recovering from retina re-attachment surgery.

Please continue to keep Pastor Leslie, Pastor Mark and Marie 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.


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!
MNO Bus Trip 2020
To leaders: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, Winnipeg, we will gather to have a first meeting about the CLAY Bus Trip 2020. We want all interested people at this meeting! Not sure if you are going? Send a representative anyway! Questions? Contact Pastor Tyler at tgingrich@elcic.ca
2019 Calendar
Click here for information about Youth Services.

Around the Synod

Ascension Day Festival
May 30, 2019 at 7 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 600 Cambridge Street
A celebration of worship music by local church choir and musicians. Click here for more information.

**NEW** Yard, Bake and Plant Sale
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Thunder Bay, ON - Saturday, June 1 - 8:30 a.m. to noon. Proceeds to support the ministries of Our Saviour's.

Lutheran Urban Ministry (The Urban)
To make a donation and to see a list of other items required, click here.
Available meal team dates, click here.
For more information please contact rhonda@theurban.ca

In Our Community

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.

Be a Part of a National Church and Parish Survey
Flourishing Congregations Institute are inviting congregations to join in the survey to gather information for their congregation and for national statistics. Click here for more information.

Employment Opportunities

**NEW** Luther Home - Spiritual Care Student Position
Summer student term position, May 20 2019 to September 13, 2019. Applicants must between 18 and 30 years of age. Click here for more information. Closing date: May 17, 2019.

CLAY is hiring!
Youth Summer Job Alert! The Anglican Church of Canada is hiring a National Youth Project Program Developer this summer. This position is 8 weeks long and open to youth (ages 15-30) across the country with interests in youth homelessness or other social justice issues and developing resources that focus on engaging youth. Please send your resume and request for the job posting to apply@national.anglican.ca (Instagram post here.)

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