MNO Weekly News - July 17, 2019

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August 14, 2019.
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Synod Website Feedback
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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.

Notice from Canadian Government about unrest in Cameroon. Committee being formed, click here for more information.

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 Request
Rev. Dr. Lothar Schwabe passed away on July 13, 2019. He served as pastor in SK, MB, BC and AB. Click here for obituary.

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.

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

Eco-Reformation Project
Click here to read the latest update, an important notice about future directions for the Eco-Reformation Website and Blog, including time sensitive announcements. Click here for Eco-Reformation page and to take a look at recommended resources and Pastor Dave's recent blog-post!

MNO Youth News

For regular programming, check out our youth page on the synod website!
2019 Calendar

Click here for information about Youth Services.
**NEW** Fall Youth Retreat
Coming up October 11 to 14, 2019 at Luther Village. More information coming soon, check here.

Around the Synod

Concerts in the Cemetery
St. James Anglican Old Church, Wednesdays until August 7. Click here for more information.

Emerging Perspectives
Did you miss the Emerging Perspectives on Ministry event in May? If so, you can watch the videos here. Information about future event will be posted as available.
Lutheran Urban Ministry (The Urban)
The Urban is closed for holidays for the month of July, back to regular schedule in August.

In Our Community

Marty Haugen: A Musical Event and Workshop
September 27 and 28, 2019 at St. Benedict's Retreat & Conference Centre. Click here for more information and registration.

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

Global Partnerships Coordinator & Fundraising Coordinator - KAIROS
Click here for more information about these two opportunities.

Spiritual Care Associate - River Park Gardens Personal Care Home
Work hours - 20 hours per week, generally Monday to Friday (some evenings and weekends may be required). For further information and a full description, please contact

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