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MNO Weekly News - January 16, 2019

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**NEW** MNO Synod Office Report to Congregations
The report will be available soon. When available the report will be emailed directly to church offices and rostered ministers. Please include with your annual congregational report.

**NEW** Anglican/Lutheran Residential Study Conference
Save the dates! June 9 to 12, 2019 at Wilderness Edge Conference Centre, Pinawa, Manitoba.
Note: The conference will begin on Sunday evening. Please check back here in the coming weeks for registration information.

Installation - Rev. Erik Parker
Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at Sherwood Park Lutheran Church, 7 Tudor Crescent, Wpg. All are welcome! Rostered Ministers and Seminarians are invited to vest and process. Nut free potluck to follow. Click here for invitation.

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.


Prayer Concern
Please pray for Pastor Lynne Hutchison who is having surgery this week. We ask God to be with her during the operation and in her recovery.

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.



MNO Youth News

For regular programming, check out our youth page on the synod website!
**It's here!** Winter Youth Retreat
February 8-10, 2019 in Gimli! Registration now available here!

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

Service of Prayer for Christian Unity
Special ecumenical service Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Heritage Park Temple.
**NEW** Pinawa Lutheran Church, special service, Thursday, January 24, at 2 p.m.
Click here for more information.

**NEW** Cambridge Coffeehouse Returns to St. Mark’s on Saturday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Hosted by St. Mark’s Lutheran (corner of Cambridge and Corydon, Winnipeg). Help spread the word by sharing the Facebook Event page.

Lutheran Urban Ministry (The Urban)
Urban Needs, see their website.
REDESIGNED WEBSITE: Check out new photos, happenings at the Urban and the current monthly newsletter!!
Hope is Never Lost: Lutheran Urban Ministry Short Documentary Film (12 minutes) click here..
Available Meal Team Dates Still Open: January 17, 24, 27, 30; February 3, 7, 13, 20, 21; March 3, 7, 24, 28, 31; April 4, 7, 10, 20, 21, 25.
For information about forming a meal team, or to have your team added to the calendar, please contact rhonda@theurban.ca

In Our Community

**NEW** Trinity Food Pantry
Thank you to all who supported the ministry and mission this past year and particularly this last Christmas. The Trinity Food Pantry is in need of infant's, children's and men's clothing. Contact Don Engel at pastordonengel@gmail.com.

**NEW** Lutherans Connect
New Epiphany Devotional Series - click here.

ReNew - Resourcing Pastors for Ministry
February 12-13, 2019 at Canadian Mennonite University
Click here for more information and registration.

Employment Opportunities

**NEW** Student Christian Movement of Canada
Seeking Winnipeg Coordinator - January 20 deadline. Click here for more information.

**NEW** KAIROS
Applications being accepted for KAIROS Blanket Exercise Regional Coordinator Manitoba/North Western Ontario (deadline Jan. 31). Click here for more details.

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