“Companions In Christ”
Companion Synod/Diocese Celebration

Celebrating Our Past. Co-Creating Our Future.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Faith Lutheran Church, Clive



Keynote speakers: Bishop Charles Mjema and Pastor Nahana Mjema

All are welcome to learn about the companion relationship between the Pare Diocese and the Southeastern Iowa Synod. Celebrate the companionship between the Southeastern Iowa Synod and the Pare Diocese! We welcome our guests, Bishop Charles Mjema and his wife, Pastor Nahana Mjema, of the Pare Diocese, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. We will engage in a dialogue with the bishops about the companionship and participants will will have an opportunity to co-create what the next five years will look in companionship.

Cost is $10/person. If you have questions contact Pastor Eric Carlson at 319-631-8031, or by emailing [email protected].

Register online here by April 15 or by downloading the paper registration form.

If you would like to publicize this event in your congregation you can download the Companions in Christ event poster.

The schedule:

9:30 am       Registration & Fellowship

10:00 am     Worship Bishop Mjema, Preaching, Bishop Michael Burk, Presiding

11:00 am     How We Got Here, Led By the Spirt Bishop Michael Burk

11:15 am     Where We Are Now, Led By the Spirit Bishop Charles Mjema

12:00pm      Q & A with the Bishops

12:15 pm     Lunch

12:45 pm     Where We Are Now, Led By the Spirit Pastor Nahana Mjema

1:15 pm       Where We’re Headed, Led By the Spirit Overview of Accompaniment – Eric Carlson

1:30 pm       Co-Creating Our Future Small Group Facilitated Conversations

2:15 pm       Small Groups Report Back  

2:45 pm      Break

3:00 pm       Where We’re Headed, Led By the Spirit Large Group Facilitated Conversations

3:45 pm       Summary of the Day

4:00 pm       We are Sent to Serve, Led By the Spirit