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YouthWorks signs on as a Network Partner

YouthWorks, one of the premier organizations across the church to offer short-term mission experiences for youth groups, has signed on as a “Silver Partner” with the ELCA Youth Ministry Network.  The Network and its partner organizations commit to a relationship of mutual support. Network Partners are a vital component of our community.  And the Network ...

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An Invitation to Sign an Open Letter to the ELCA…

Dear Network friends, The Network’s Board of Directors has drafted the following letter, to be sent to Rev. Stephen Bouman, Executive Director of Congregational and Synodical Mission at the ELCA.  It requests that staffing in the area of children’s ministry at the churchwide offices be considered. The Network Board invites you to co-sign the letter. ...

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Why Join?

Amanda Schanze asks a great question on the Network Facebook page.  She asks: Ok, people. I have enjoyed the information shared on this group, and the few things I have seen from the website. What is the advantage of actually joining “The Network.” What other benefits do I get with a membership that I don’t ...

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Things That Matter Podcast Goes Network!

The Network is excited to launch a partnership that is going to put new resources right into the palm of your hand.  The “Things That Matter” podcast has been around for several years, and is a production of the Nebraska Synod of the ELCA, along with Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministries. We discovered the podcast last ...

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5 Ways to Save Money at the Extravaganza

This is the time of year that people are making decision about whether they will be joining their community at Extravaganza.  I hear from people all the time about what an important time it is for them.  The personal spiritual renewal, the quality continuing education and the networking and connections that are made are invaluable. ...

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Why We Should Care About What’s Going On in Pittsburgh This Week

“Hi, my name is Todd, and I’m a church nerd.”  “Hi Todd.” I admit it – full disclosure – I would be paying attention to what’s going on at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly anyway. I would be. These kinds of things fascinate me. How organizations function together and how decisions are made is at least ...

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A Different Way to Live

God is up to something new within our community, within our church. The church talks a good game when it comes to community.  We focus on “being” together in congregations.  But the world is shifting. Our very understanding of what community is changing as a relationships in a digital age are stretching our understanding of ...