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. Fall Youth Retreat

    October 11 @ 5:00 pm - October 14 @ 3:00 pm
  2. CLAY 2020 MNO Bus Trip

    August 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - August 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Recent Newsletters

August 7th, 1:49 pm

Have you seen the new issue of #myELCIC Canada Lutheran magazine? Our synod pages highlight the recent trip MNO took to our companion synod in Cameroon! (ABT also highlights their relationship with Colombia!) Learn about Cameroon, and support our partnership through the appeal! “In Mission for Others” @canadianlutherans ... See MoreSee Less

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