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. Ordination of Lisa Janke

    February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Installation of Pastor Debra Johnston

    March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Synod Convention, April 26-28

    April 26 @ 4:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:30 pm
  4. Anglican/Lutheran Residential Study Conference

    June 4 @ 4:00 pm - June 7 @ 1:00 pm
  5. MNO Youth Bus Trip to CLAY 2018

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

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It's Shrove Tuesday!
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