MNO Weekly News - November 6, 2019

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*NEW* Ordination of Jeremy Langner
It is with great delight that we invite you to the ordination of Jeremy Langner. The ordination will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 Kimberly Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. A reception will follow.

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.

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

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.
**NEW** Advent Open House
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 2 to 6 p.m. Click here for more details.

Farewell Pastor Tyler
Pastor Tyler has accepted a call to Gloria Dei, click here to read message.

Treasurers and Rostered Ministers - Income Tax on Housing Allowance for 2020
Rostered Ministers who receive a housing allowance, and wish to have their taxes reduced at source, please click here for information and forms. Now is the optimum time of year to submit forms to CRA.

Compensation Guidelines
The section regarding pulpit supply in the MNO Synod Compensation Guidelines for Rostered Ministers has been clarified. Click here for the latest guidelines.

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!
2019 Calendar
Click here for information about Youth Services.
Have you seen our 50th anniversary of Thanksgiving Retreats video? Click here.

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

**NEW** Luther Village Giving Challenge
The Giving Challenge 2019 has now been launched with the goal of $40,000 – which we can only reach with YOUR help! Yes, YOU! Volunteers will be reaching out by phone during their phone-a-thon days – November 12&13, 18 &19 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Please click here for more information.

**NEW** Advent Lunch - Retired Rostered Ministers, Church Workers and Spouses
November 26, 2019 at noon - Green Room, Maxime's Restaurant, 1131 St. Mary's Road, Winnipeg. Choices may be made from a menu presented that day. Gratuities will be included. RSVP Pastor Don Engel at 204.663.5932 or
**Saturday** Cambridge Coffeehouse
Live music lovers – REJOICE! Cambridge Coffeehouse is returning to St. Mark’s, Winnipeg, on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. No admission charge with complimentary fair-trade coffee and treats. “Coffee with a Cause”, net proceeds from free-will donations will be designated to Rainbow Community Garden. Click here for more information.

**NEW** CLWR's Gifts from the Heart
The online catalogue is full of thoughtful and creative gifts that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who need it most. ring joy to your loved ones and change the lives of people around the world this Christmas! Click here for more information.

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

Caring for People Living With Trauma
Manitoba Multifaith Council offers this half-day workshop on November 13, at St Mark's Lutheran Church, Winnipeg. Two sessions, 25 participants each. Click here for more information.

Pastoral Care and Domestic Abuse Workshop
November 21 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Canadian Mennonite University. Click here for more information. Registration deadline is November 14.

Employment Opportunities

The Lutheran World Federation - Geneva, Switzerland
Program Executive for Diakonia / Churches and Sustainable Development Goals
Click here for more information. Deadline for applications is November 17, 2019.

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