Missional Directions

Embrace Passionately a Call to Spiritual Renewal Through: Prayer, Study, Scripture, Worship, Give, Tell, Service

  • Increasing our spiritual practices
  • Emphasis on the call to spiritual renewal from the ELCIC
  • Promoting and using the ELCIC resources for spiritual renewal
  • Promote retreats and gatherings around spiritual practices, i.e. youth
  • Confirmation resources which include parent/student conversations
  • Promoting the One Year Bible

Nurture Relationships With Neighbouring Congregations and the Community at Large

  • Building connections between congregations and synod AND between congregations and congregations, as well as with the communities we are in a relationship with
  • Combined worship services with ecumenical partnerships
  • Pooling resources and playing to the strengths of congregations
  • Investigating and implementing house churches
  • Dialogue with community leaders, agencies and government entities

Strengthen All God’s People for Discipleship

  • Equipping all people by engaging, encouraging, mentoring, and sending out
  • More than about strengthening congregations and rostered leaders
  • Use of Book of Faith resources, mission events, Companion Synod relationship and congregational council leadership
  • Ecumenical leadership events

Celebrate the Abundance of God’s Gifts

  • Reframing attitudes about scarcity to lead to attitudes of abundance
  • Gift inventory tools
  • Fostering hope in the rural setting and small congregations
  • Promote area strategies for ministry
  • Stewardship learning
  • Telling the story of congregational successes

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2017 National Convention

    July 6 @ 12:00 pm - July 8 @ 3:00 pm
  2. Thanksgiving Youth Retreat

    October 6 @ 5:00 pm - October 9 @ 3:00 pm
  3. Lecture Presentation by Dr. Dirk Lange

    November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Lecture Presentation by Dr. Timothy Wengert

    November 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

June 25th, 8:13 am

This day in Lutheran history, The Presentation of the Augsburg Confession... ... See MoreSee Less

June 23rd, 10:27 am

Plan to join in the National Reformation Commemoration Worship service on Friday, July 7, at 7pm at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Roman Catholic Church - everyone welcome!! ... See MoreSee Less

June 21st, 9:51 am

Happy National Aboriginal Day!
-In Winnipeg, we acknowledge that we are in Treaty 1 territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
-In Brandon, we acknowledge that we are in Treaty 2 territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Assiniboine, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. The First Nations communities of Treaty 2 are: Dauphin River, Ebb & Flow, Keeseekoowenin, Lake St. Martin, Lake Manitoba, Little Saskatchewan, O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi, Pinaymootang and Skownan.
-In The Pas, we acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Mushkegowuk, Inninnowuk, Dene, Saulteax, Oji-Cree, Anishinabe and Metis.
-In Thunder Bay, we acknowledge that we are in Robinson-Superior Treaty territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Anishnaabeg and the Métis. #NationalAboriginalDay
(image from Downtown Winnipeg BIZ's Aboriginal Peoples' Advisory Committee)
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June 20th, 12:00 pm

Hosted by First Lutheran Church, our final session in the Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue series ... See MoreSee Less

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