MNO Weekly News - April 3, 2019

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Emerging Perspectives on Ministry II
A continuing education opportunity for rostered ministers. May 7 and May 8. For more information, and to register, click here.

Lent with the Lutherans
Click here for a listing of Lenten services. Please contact the office to be included on this "Lent with the Lutherans" page.

Anglican/Lutheran Residential Study Conference
June 9 to 12, 2019 at Wilderness Edge Conference Centre, Pinawa, Manitoba. Registration now open, please click

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 awaiting treatment.

Pastor Donna Smalley, who had major surgery on February 26, at HSC.

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

Please continue to keep Pastor Leslie, Pastor Donna 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!
2019 Calendar
Click here for information about Youth Services.
Youth Covenant
Please take a look, here, and respond and make use of this covenant!

Around the Synod

**NEW** Fashion Show and Tea
Saturday, May 4 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. Proceeds in support of the Spiritual Care Program at River Park Gardens Personal Care Home. Limited seating. Silent Auction. Tickets $20. Contact 204-254-4690.

Choir Gowns
Faith Lutheran Church has 25 Maroon coloured and 40 Blue coloured choir gowns to give away. Please contact Cathy at 204.253.1491, ext. 20, for more information.

Lutheran Theological Seminary
Winter newsletter, please click here.
Annual Study Conference brochure and registration is now available, please click here.
Blanket Exercise
Blanket Exercise at Grace Lutheran. Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Click here for more information. Registration required, space is limited, call (204) 661-2562 or e-mail For more information about the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, click here.

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

In Our Community

**NEW** Teaching The Bible in Higher Education In A Post-Truth Era
Public Lecture - Thursday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Academic Conference - Friday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Convocation Hall, UWinnipeg. Click here for more information.

**NEW** Charleswood Art Group - Art Show and Sale
Friday, April 26 - 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, April 27 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, April 28 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Charleswood United Church. Free admission. For more info contact Jean Hunter at or the art group at

Employment Opportunities

The Lutheran World Federation - Representative, Jerusalem
Please click here for more information. Deadline for applications is April 7, 2019.

Lutheran Theological Seminary Saskatoon - Director of Communications and Development
Please click here for more information.
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