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

Upcoming Events

  1. Reformation Commemoration Service of Holy Communion (Winnipeg, MB)

    October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Lecture Presentation by Dr. Timothy Wengert

    November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Lecture Presentation by Dr. Dirk Lange

    November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

October 17th, 8:35 am

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October 11th, 3:18 pm

Monday, October 30th, 7:00pm
Lutheran Church of the Cross, Winnipeg

We join in a special service to commemorate 500 years since The 95 Theses were posted, and the Lutheran Reformation began in Germany.

All are welcome to join in this service of Holy Communion!

Event-notice on Synod website:
mnosynod.org/event/reformation-commemoration-service-of-holy-communion-winnipeg-mb/

For more information, contact Pastor Tyler Gingrich:
tgingrich@elcic.ca
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Reformation Commemoration Service of Holy Communion (Winnipeg)

October 30, 2017, 7:00pm - October 30, 2017, 9:00pm

Monday, October 30th, 7:00pm Lutheran Church of the Cross, Winnipeg We join in a special service to commemorate 500 years since The 95 Theses were posted, and the Lutheran Reformation began in German...

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