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February 2020 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

February 2020 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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2020 ABT Synod AGM Letter and Narrative Budget

2020 ABT Synod AGM Letter and Narrative Budget

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January 2020 Message for Congregations

January 2020 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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December 2019

December 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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November 2019 Message

November 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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October 2019 Message

October 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

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September 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders

Dear Beloved of God I have been in a reflective mood as of late.  Perhaps it is because I am preparing this article at the beginning of August with some holiday time behind me and fall just over the horizon of my computer screen.  Perhaps it is because on July 9 I celebrated thirty years […]

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July/August 2019 Message from the Assistant to the Bishop

July/August 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders By: The Rev. Prema Samuel, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life. Grace and Peace to you from God, our Parent, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, and the Holy Spirit our Guide and Counselor. A few years ago, I was called and ordained to […]

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June 2019 Message

June 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders Dear Beloved of God – We have gathered at the rural church.  Many have journeyed for several hours to be present and to participate in the service of ordination and installation.  Once the worship begins and the procession has landed me near the altar, I […]

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May 2019 Message

May 2019 Message for Congregations and Lay and Rostered Leaders Dear Beloved of God – One of the joys and life-giving gifts for me as a Synod Bishop is our Synod’s relationship with The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Colombia (IELCO). I have been privileged to journey to Colombia several times facilitating delegation visits for youth, […]

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