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

Recent Newsletters

Upcoming Events

  1. MNO Youth Curling Funspiel

    February 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - February 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  2. MNO Youth Bus Trip to CLAY 2018

    August 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

December 15th, 3:20 pm

the voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
“Prepare the way of the Lord,
make his paths straight” (Mark 1:3)
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December 15th, 10:08 am

On the anniversary of the launch of the TRC’s Final Reports, we’re responding to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation‘s “show us your booklet” #CallsToAction #TRC ... See MoreSee Less

December 14th, 9:52 am

Members at St Mark's, Winnipeg, pack presents for Christmas hampers. Is your congregation doing something special in preparation for Christmas? Post a story/video-clip/picture in the comments! ... See MoreSee Less

December 12th, 7:38 am

Have you ever wondered what Hanukkah is about?
The Festival of Lights begins today. This is a lovely song that tells the story.
(Also, check out Mayim Bialik's video about Hanukkah - succinct, funny, and helpful!)
Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends and neighbours!
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