September Is the Month of Remembrance

September is the month of remembrance for Indian Boarding Schools for the ELCA’s Truth and Healing Movement. 

Catherine Fink

Mission Support Is Faithful Giving

Together in Christ, your Mission Support dollars have supported the faithful people of Comunidad Amada de Cristo (Christ’s Beloved Community), the synod’s newest congregation. Together in Christ, we partnered to help welcome our newest neighbors seeking refuge in our communities. Together in Christ, we partnered to start a brand-new campus ministry in Wilmington, Wingspan. Mission …

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Reading Genesis Sparks Creativity

Genesis Generations, this summer’s Bible Reading Plan, featured something new for the first time! Readers could respond to readings and contemplation with a creative response. This year, two readers submitted their own visio divina of one of the daily devotions of Genesis Generations. Pastor Rosemary Peek (Shepherd of the Hills, Sylva) shared her watercolor painting, …

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Camps Blessings Abound!

Evening vespers, S’mores, ropes courses, and God’s abundant love. That and so much more is what hundreds of campers are finding this summer at the three camps supported by the NC Synod—Camp Agapé (Agapé+Kure Beach Ministries), Lutherock, and Lutheridge (NovusWay Ministries). On three consecutive Fridays of July, these camps are taking over the synod’s social …

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ELCA Rostered Ministers Gather for Renewal

From Monday, July 17, through Thursday, July 20, rostered ministers of this church gathered for the 2023 ELCA Rostered Ministers Gathering in Phoenix, AZ—right in the middle of a heatwave with unprecedented temperatures. Several dozen NC Synod rostered ministers made the trek to Phoenix to experience fellowship, renewal, continuing education, worship, and Bible study with …

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