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A Study of Ephesians: The Gift of God’s Grace

Dear Friends in Christ, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God” (Ephesians 2:8). Welcome to 2017: the Year of Grace. As we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the Northwestern...

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Brand Luther – Reading Guide

Dear Friends in Christ, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God” (Ephesians 2:8). Welcome to 2017: The Year of Grace. As we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the Northwestern...

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Daniel G. Beaudoin elected Bishop

CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Daniel Beaudoin, Stony Ridge, was elected May 21 to a six-year term as bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly May 19-21 at the Bowen Thompson...

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2016 Bishop’s Election Bios

The linked document contains ELCA Rostered Leaders names raised by a member (or members) of this synod as a person who could fulfill the call and election as Bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod. There were 31 names raised and the information is reflective of those...

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27th Annual Interfaith Blood Drive

  Saturday, June 27th 8:30am - 2:30pm Sunday, June 28th 8:30am - 2:00pm Grace Lutheran Church 4441 Monroe Street Toledo, OH 43613 If you want to schedule an appointment: www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: INTERFAITH or Call Carol at 419.356.0241 Celebration of Life...

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Rew!nd – the Band

Everyone is invited to a concert by the young adult band: Rew!nd. They are from St. Mark, Toledo and will provide and exciting, meaningful show for the voting members, youth gathering participants and a special evening prayer for all.  (If you are not part of the...

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LOMO – Counselor Recruitment and Summer Fun!

LOMO - Counselor Recruitment and Summer Fun! We have filled most of our female counselor staff positions at our camps, however we are in great need for male counselors.   If you know of any outstanding young men (18 years or older), please refer them...

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A New NWOS Mission Opportunity

June 22 - 28, 2015 Toledo Area Conference Mission Partner congregations have established an innovative mission opportunity for ANY group from your congregation - Adult Bible Study groups, Youth groups, Inter-generational Groups...Come for a day or the whole week!...

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Shared Ministry Workshop

Called by Christ: United to Serve - Shared Ministry Workshop   Save the Date: Saturday, June 20th, 9am - 3pm, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Upper Sandusky   Highlights: For those congregations already in shared ministry and those considering whether shared...

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LOMO

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Bishop Crumley Sympathy Notice

The Rev. Jim Crumley, former presiding bishop of the Lutheran Church in America (LCA), died yesterday morning, 4/7/2015. His funeral will be Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in White Rock, South Carolina. Below is linked a tribute by...

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Position Descriptions and Time Commitment VITA2015 3 27 15...

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Synod Profile Task Force

Since November 2014, the Synod Profile Taskforce has been prayerfully working to create a profile of the Northwestern Ohio Synod which will help provide the framework for this synod to collectively discern the vision and mission of where the Holy Spirit is leading us,...

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NAMI Homefront is a six-session education program for family, friends and partners of Military Service Members and Veterans with mental health conditions - free of cost. The course teaches the knowledge and skills that family members need to cope more effectively....

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Director of Youth and Family Ministry – Job Opening

Solomon Lutheran Church located in Woodville, Ohio, a small community in the heart of the former Black Swamp and bedroom community close to Perrysburg and Toledo, is hiring a Director of Youth And Family Ministry. Send Letter of Interest, Resume, and names, addresses...

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Ecumenical Lecture Series

The Spring Lecture Series at Corpus Christi University Parish begins March 17. Lectures begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude at 6:30 p.m. with questions and answers from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.    Check out the Corpus Christi...

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Identity, Fullness and the Primacy of Love

Lourdes College is excited to announce a colloquium:   Speakers: Brother Emile from the Taizé community in France.   Title: Identity, Fullness and the Primacy of Love Date/Time: Saturday, April 26 @ 3pm   Colloquium Ecumenical...

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Assembly Nominations

Churchwide Voting Member Positions and Commitment Description Consultation Committee Positions and Commitment Description Discipline Committee Positions and Commitment Description Nominating Committee and Commitment Description Synod Council and Commitment Description...

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NWOS Youth HUNGER Lock-in

All NWOS Youth are invited to a Hunger Lock-in! MARCH 6 - 7, 8pm - 10am Olivet, Sylvania All youth are asked to bring a container of juice and $5 A fast is planned from after breakfast on Friday through Saturday morning with Saturday breakfast provided. If...

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Calling all Toledo area Softball teams…

All Pastors, athletic chairpersons, and/or youth coordinators,   Dream of warm weather and sports!  Your congregation is invited to join a CO-ED youth softball league for the 2015 season & beyond.  Here's a call for a planning meeting to discuss the formation...

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Lutheran Disaster Response Training

   Ohio Lutheran Disaster Response is providing disaster preparedness training at Level One Basic and Level Two Specialized.  These educational workshops will provide training to volunteers in each participating congregation, preparing each to form disaster volunteer...

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