Issue 52 Of Administration Matters
Gathering opportunities for the summer
- The ELCA will host its first Rostered Ministers Gathering in Atlanta at the Sheraton Downtown Aug. 7-10. This will be our first-ever ELCA-wide opportunity for our rostered ministers to assemble for worship, education and fellowship. Register now!
- The Tenth Triennial Gathering of the Women of the ELCA will be held July 13-16, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center, in Minneapolis, Minn. “All Anew” is the theme. Register now!
- Every couple of years, men from all over the country gather together for a weekend huddle that is called the BOLD GATHERING! On July 21-23, 2017, join us in Minneapolis to be encouraged, to worship, and to connect and serve! Hundreds will be gathering in the Minneapolis Marriott City Center to celebrate being bold daring followers of Jesus Christ! Early bird pricing ends May 31. Register now!
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