Saturday Afternoon Workshops

Something new this year…you do not need to be registered for assembly to attend workshops!

For a $5 fee, those who are not registered for assembly can attend the following workshops being offered on Saturday, May 18th following Synod Assembly. (The $5 workshop fee is included in the registration fee for assembly attendees.)

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL WORKSHOPS!
Registration Deadline is April 5, 2019

 
The Blessings of Generosity – Victoria Flood, ELCA Rep 1:15-2:15 p.m. ET  
Learn where our Synod Mission Support money goes and how our partnership makes a difference.
 
Difficult Conversations – Rev. Tom Otis 1:15-2:15 p.m. ET  
In a polarized and anxious time, how do we as people of faith  have productive and meaningful conversations about things that matter?
 
Updating Your Church’s Constitution – Rev. Doug Johnson 1:15-2:15 p.m. ET
How to do it and why you should.  
 
Lutheran Immigration Refugee Service 1:15-2:15 p.m. ET 
Learn what we do together to minister to immigrants and refugees.
 
Faithful Innovations – Rev. Dwight Zscheile  (Offered twice) 1:15-2:15  or  2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
Reimagine church in light of today’s changing culture.  Take this Spirit-led journey in which we are invited toengage the spiritual practices of listening, discerning, experimenting and reflecting.
 
Congregation Vitality – Rev. Jim Duehring 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
What is it, what it looks like, how to build it, why it matters.
 
Lutheran Theology 101 – Rev. Steve Gauger 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
What makes Lutheran Theology distinctive?  What do we have to add to the conversation?
 
Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of ELCA Colleges and Universities – Rev. Philip Johnson 1:15-2:15  or  2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
In this interactive workshop, the most recent expression of “What it means to be Lutheran” on our ELCA college campuses will be presented and discussed.
 
Prayer Beads – Rev. Terry Frankenstein 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
Another way to pray:  Make a prayer bead necklace and learn a new discipline to enrich your prayer life. For all attendees to this workshop, there is an additional $22 fee to cover supplies.

Northern Great Lakes Synod
1029 North 3rd Street
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: 906-228-2300
Fax: 906-228-2527