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Same Event: Two Dates & Locations
Saturday, February 8
Christ the King Lutheran Church, Iowa City
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 9
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Ankeny
1:00 – 6:00 p.m.
$10 registration fee
God is calling us into the world to do God’s work in Christ’s name. It is your faithful support that makes this work possible. Your Mission Support offering makes it possible for synods and churchwide ministries to keep ongoing commitments to ministry partners near and far and to respond where needs are greatest. Mission Support is the lifeblood of the work that God does through the ELCA. In 2012, ELCA members gave $1.8 billion in regular offerings to support God’s mission and ministry through the three expressions of the ELCA: Congregations, Synods, Churchwide Organization.
After November 1, congregation leaders will receive their 2014 Mission Support form. The form should be filled out and returned to the Synod Office between January 15-February 15, 2014. The form can filled out online.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the sweeping civil rights legislation that prohibits dis- crimination of all kinds based on race, color, religion, or national origin. Our laws, institutions, economy and attitudes have come a long way since the founding of this country. Yet we still have work to do in order to make these laws real for our time. Honest conversation has the power to transform and move us forward. Join the Synod Anti-Racism Task Force and other church leaders on January 20, 2014, MLK Day, at the Synod Center for Ministry for a day of conversation and interactive activities.