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. Synod Convention, April 26-28

    April 26 @ 4:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:30 pm
  2. Pre-CLAY Event

    May 6 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Behold, I Do A New Thing

    May 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  4. Accessibility Standards Seminar

    May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Anglican/Lutheran Residential Study Conference

    June 4 @ 4:00 pm - June 7 @ 1:00 pm

April 24th, 8:45 am

This is the week!
Our synod gathers in convention April 26-28 in Winnipeg!
Hold convention delegates, visitors, and volunteers in prayer as they travel and deliberate the business of our church! #MNOconv2018
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April 23rd, 7:00 am

Some clips from the April 8 Youth Service...! ... See MoreSee Less

April 22nd, 7:49 am

Give thanks for creation! Steward it well!

#EarthDay #nofilterneeded #seeyouatLV
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April 19th, 5:06 pm

Canadians at the Cameroon Network Gathering! 🇨🇲 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 @ Coon Rapids, Minnesota ... See MoreSee Less

April 19th, 9:15 am

Cameroon Network Gathering in Minnesota. Bp Elaine, and Pastors Rick, Katherine, and Tyler in attendance. @ Coon Rapids, Minnesota ... See MoreSee Less

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