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MNO Weekly News - September 4, 2019

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Did you know that September 9 is International Buy a Priest a Beer Day? "Zum Wohl!"

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.

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.
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 - How to talk about climate change. 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!
Young Adult Retreat
September 20 to 22 at Luther Village. Click here for more information. (Register by August 31 for $25 discount!)

2019 Calendar
Click here for information about Youth Services.
Fall Youth Retreat
Coming up October 11 to 14, 2019 at Luther Village. Registration forms available here.

**NEW** U of W Campus Ministry
Anglicans, Uniteds and Lutherans are working together as "Peace Seekers - U of W" - if you're on campus, join in!

Around the Synod

Our 'Wee Souls' Remembered
Service of Dedication - Thursday, September 5 at 7 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, Winnipeg. Click here for poster.

Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon
Opening Worship Service, September 10 at 7 p.m.
**NEW** Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) Annual Meeting
September 22, 2019 - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at CLWR Warehouse. Special guest - Dr. Mary Jo Leddy. Click here for more information.

Lutheran Urban Ministry (The Urban)
Ride for Refuge, click here.
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

We Are All Treaty People Celebration
September 15 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Forks. Click here for event details.

**NEW** Camino Manitoba Walk
Saturday, September 21 - beginning at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's Road United Church. Click here for event details.

**NEW** Prayers for the Earth and Global Climate Strike - September 27, 2019
Prayers for the Earth - 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Two locations: All Saints Anglican and Disciples United. Click here for more details.
Global Climate Strike - Noon - 5 p.m. at the Manitoba Legislature. Click here for event details.

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

The Lutheran World Federation
Click here to find numerous openings within LWF (Geneva, Switzerland).

Martin Luther University College
Applications being received for position of Principal-Dean. Closing date is September 30, 2019. Click here for more information.

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