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Angel Owens

Sharing Joy Across the Synod

Youthquake is a gathering for 3rd-5th grade from across the North Carolina Synod for fellowship, learning, service, and worship. This year’s leadership wanted to make the event more accessible to all youth within this age group across the state, so the synod hosted TWO Youthquake events—a Western Gathering at Lutheridge and an Eastern Gathering at

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Confronted By the Words

On Saturday, June 10, the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Wheeler joined the Racial Justice Network of the North Carolina Synod for a reading of his book, US: The Resurrection of American Terror at St. Paul’s Durham. The Rev. Dr. Wheeler also preached at the congregation on Sunday, June 11. Dr. Wheeler is “a retired ELCA pastor,

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Newest Congregation: Comunidad Amada de Cristo

Para el texto en español vea abajo. There is something in a name. Comunidad Amada de Cristo. Christ’s Beloved Community. Comunidad Amada de Cristo (Christ’s Beloved Community) in Winston-Salem is an ecumenical (Lutheran/Episcopal) and bilingual (Spanish/English) ministry that serves as a food distribution hub for hundreds in that community of south Winston. In fact, over

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Covered in Prayer

After voting and presentations had ended and all that was left of the NC Assembly were closing remarks, gratitude, and reflections from Vice President Diana Haywood, Pastor Greg Williams came to the stage for the Report of the Officers and Staff as well as an item that wasn’t on the agenda. Pastor Greg invited all synod

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Synod Constitutional Changes

Every three years when the ELCA meets in assembly, the churchwide constitution, the model constitution for synods, and the model constitution for congregations are reviewed and updated. All three were updated and approved at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly (CWA) in August 2022. Constitutional requirements and recommendations are published and become effective following the assembly. In

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