February 12-14, 2016 Lansing, Michigan Learn how to give your marriage the attention it needs, build connections by taking time with one another, and tune in to each other. At the Distracted Marriage retreat we'll talk about communication, turning off distractions to your marriage, fighting fair, and listening well. Location: Lansing, Michigan Venue: Crowne Plaza Lansing West Local Pastor: Norm Burger Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church 7740 W. St. Joseph Highway Lansing, Mich. 48917 firstname.lastname@example.org 517-627-3913 Registration closed. Download Continued.
February 26-28 Anchorage, Alaska Learn how to give your marriage the attention it needs, build connections by taking time with one another, and tune in to each other. At the Distracted Marriage retreat we'll talk about communication, turning off distractions to your marriage, fighting fair, and listening well. Location: Anchorage, Alaska Venue: Dimond Center Hotel Local Pastor: Rev. Rob Guenther Grace Ev. Lutheran Church 36400 Kimberly Dr. Kenai, AK 99611 907-690-1660 907-283-6297 Register Now Download a brochure
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary The Seminary Chorus Spring Tour Spring 2016 March 16 7:00 p.m. Grace, Milwaukee, Wis. March 23 7:30 p.m. Trinity, Crete, Ill. March 24 7:00 p.m. Christ Our Savior, Columbia, Tenn. March 25 7:30 p.m. Risen Savior, Pooler, Ga. March 26 6:30 p.m. St. Paul, Beverly Hills, Fla. March 27 10:30 a.m. Ascension, Sarasota, Fla. March 27 7:00 p.m. Crown of Glory, Orlando, Fla. March 28 7:00 p.m. Hope, West Palm Beach, Fla. March 29 6:30 Continued.
NEW DATE: April 1 - 3, 2016 Pine Mountain, Georgia (Atlanta Area) Get away together… to unravel the mystery of marriage. Your marriage. Have you heard someone say, “Marriage shouldn’t be this hard.” Who says so? An aspiring pro baseball player would never say, “Hitting a fastball shouldn’t be so hard!” An aspiring novelist wouldn’t say, “It shouldn’t be so hard to create compelling characters.” So why is marriage so hard? Here’s God’s own answer, “Marriage is a profound mystery.” Continued.
WELS Nurses spring conference April 1-2, 2016 “Our Time of Grace” “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” 2 Thess. 2:16-17 REGISTER NOW Location: Wildwood Lodge/Center for Mission & Ministry, Waukesha, Wis. Theme: “Our Time of Grace.” Keynote: Ann Sebald from “Time of Grace.” Early bird registration: prior to March 22, 2016 Continued.
37th annual WELS Regional Handbell festivals "Celebrate with Joy" Spring 2016 REGIONAL FESTIVALS Southeast Region Festival Hosted by Peace, Hartford, Wisconsin April 16-17, 2016 Hotel Acommodations Northeast Region Festival Hosted by Grace, Oshkosh, Wisconsin April 23-24, 2016* date change Hotel Accommodations Western Region Festival Held at St. Croix Lutheran High School April 30-May 1, 2016 Participant Registration Forms are due March 1, 2016. There is a $20 late fee if it is not postmarked by the due date. 2016 Regional Festivals Music Continued.
HEALTHY MARRIAGE Jesus has identified “dimensions of a healthy marriage” – things that promote health in marriage. Healthy Marriage will help you learn those “dimensions of a healthy marriage.” More than that, Healthy Marriage will equip to you to practice them and maintain the health of your marriage long after this memorable weekend get-away. Registration Deadline: April 1, 2016 (Registrations after deadline subject to availability.) Download the brochure. Register now
Commencement events Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn. May 13— Concert, 4 and 7:30 p.m. May 14— Graduation service, 10 a.m.; call day service and assignment of graduates, 2:30 p.m. Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis. May 17. Vicar assignment service, 7 p.m. May 19. Call day service and assignment of graduates, 10 a.m.; concert, 7 p.m. May 20. Graduation service, 10 a.m. Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis. May 20. Concert, 7 p.m. May 21. Graduation service, 10 a.m. Michigan Lutheran Continued.
RICHER MARRIAGE It’s easier to see things the way we want them to be than to see things the way they are. God is more real than that. He replaces rose-colored glasses with grace-colored glasses. That makes your marriage richer. Registration Deadline: May 6, 2016 (Registrations after deadline subject to availability.) Download the brochure. Register now
SAVE THE DATE! 53rd Annual Convention of Lutheran Women's Missionary Society St. Charles, Illinois June 23-26, 2016 The 53rd Annual Lutheran Women's Missionary Society Convention will be held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, June 23-26, 2016. Hosted by the Chicago Area Circuit; this year's convention theme, Christ Alone, Our Cornerstone will focus attendees on the words of Ephesians 2:19-22. For more information visit www.lwms.org. Early registration deadline is April 1, 2016. For more information visit www.lwms.org. Hotel Continued.
SAVE THE DATE! June 28- July 1, 2016 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Rally Theme: "OUR GOD REIGNS!" Start planning now! Look for registration booklets here and in your church in early January. Registration: March 1- May 31 $355 Early- bird rate until April 30 $380 May 1-31 Download the rally registration booklet and forms. What to expect: Worship with 2,000 other WELS members Four days in our Almighty God's creation Workshops on relationships, bullying, making the Bible practical, and battling pornography Continued.
WOMEN’S MINISTRY CONFERENCE July 21-23, 2016 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. /’Men·tôr/ – A Christian woman who lovingly shares her faith and life through relationships, to build up fellow believers and show Christ to unbelievers. Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Registration opens January 2016 Registration Costs: (Gift Certificates are available) $140 Early Bird until May 30 $160 Regular until June 30 $100 Student registration until May 30 Registration begins in January with two options: Register online Phone registrations will Continued.
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