Link to LiveStream Video from Mon 10.10.16 – This link will take you to a dropbox
congregational-ambassador-101 -This is the PowerPoint from tonight.
ambassadorsoutline – This is a training document with a lot of information on it.
Call script – working on it –congregational-ambassador-script
- October – 30 Minutes – 10th at – 7 p.m. and 11th at 5 p.m.
- November – 30 Minutes – 7th at 7 p.m. and 8th at 5 p.m.
- December – 30 Minutes – 5th at 7 p.m. and 6th at 5 p.m,
Here are the resources I mentioned at our Retired Ministers Retreat.
We read this book in preparation. It was helpful.
October 31, 1517 Martin Luther and the Day that Changed the World – Martin Marty
A good place to begin talking about racism.
A good place to begin to talk about Diversity.
A Study setting the table for our study on Women and Justice.
Faith Sexism and Justice
As we approach the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Here are several helpful resources.
Lutheran Catholic Common Prayer for Observance of the Reformation Anniversary
Roman Catholic and Lutheran Dialogue Summary Declaration on the Way
Dr. Mark Grandquist suggested the following texts for reading.
Lutherans in America: A New History, Augsburg Fortress, 2014
and a new book with short chapters for lay members: Together by Grace: Introducing the Lutherans. Edited by Kathryn Kleinhans. Augsburg Fortress, 2016.
Bishop Jon Anderson
As we watch the hurricane bear down on Florida it is a reminder that the best time to prepare is before a disaster strikes. This tool will help your congregation and community prepare.
Congregational Preparedness Guide Lutheran Disaster Response
Here is the PowerPoint shared at our Fall Theological Conference. I promised to post it a while back. Today it is finished.
Here is the information of the Interfaith Event in Redwood Falls with Dr. Sayyid Syeed
building-interfaith-bridges Here is the download of information and schedule.
9:00-10:00 a.m. Fill out nametag, write questions for Dr. Syeed or the panelists
10:00 Welcome and opening prayer: The Rev. Rick Carus, Transitional Executive Presbyter of Minnesota Valleys Presbytery
10:10 Story of how this day happened: The Rev. Scott Prouty
10:20 Introduction of Dr. Syeed, Peggy Graue, Jaylani Hussein, Nahid Kahn, Elona Street-Street, Dr. Bernie Evans
10:40 Who’s in the audience?
10:50-11:25 Dr. Syeed gives opening talk to the gathering, time for questions
11:25 Instructions for lunch and prayer for the meal: The Rev. Pamela Prouty
11:30-12:25 Boxed lunches served in church dining hall
Time of fellowship and discussion
12:30 p.m. Interfaith Panel Discussion begins
1:55 Wrap up and close with prayer
Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed is the National Director of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), heading up its Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances in Washington, DC. He served for 12 years (1994-2006) as Secretary General of the Indiana-based national umbrella organization, which has more than 300 affiliates all over the U.S. and Canada.
Here are two Presentations if you wanted to create an interpretation tool for your congreation.
Churchwide voting members, here they are if you were not able to get them through the internet.
church-wide-assembly-ashley – Ashley Dahl
church-wide-assembly-rita – Pr. Rita Augsburger
Thanks for your willingness to share this work with others.