Registration for SUMMER Abide Online Small Groups is OPEN!
Join our camp and retreat friends at Lutheridge, Lutherock, Luther Springs and Lutheranch everyday at 4pm EDT for Cabin Time as they sing songs, share stories, pray, and share our highs, lows and God moments for the day.
Each day they are sharing family activities, and would love for you to share in the comments your thoughts and beautiful things you created.
Click here for Cabin Time!
Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering.
To find out more, go to the ELCA Youth Gathering page (elca.org/Gathering).
To find out detail specific to our synod's involvement and plans, please check out the synod Gathering page, here.
Wondering what to do about VBS? We see that the best practice is NOT to engage in in-person activities in church through the end of May. What about June? Or July? What to do? How to plan...
Well, we have 2 suggestions: 1.) Postpone until late summer; or 2.) GO ONLINE with VBS...
Click here to read more...
Hello folks! In this challenging time, I'd like to offer up to you some resources that are focused on Faith Formation in the home.
Check out THIS PAGE on our main synod website about Online Worship and Faith Formation Resources to get started.
Your AFFIRM 2020 Unit Directors met tonight to discuss our path forward for 2020. Please see below for a brief message from the AFFIRM Admin Team. Know that we love YOU and YOU ARE CHOSEN! Reach out if you have any questions or visit AFFIRM page for more information.
Peace & Love,
The AFFIRM Admin Team
Also...please read below:
To share how you are dealing with this, or for what we might do as God's CHOSEN in the wake of this decision to NOT gather in June 2020, then sign up for a Zoom session with Bishop Strickland and our Affirm leaders, we need you to click here on our "ZOOM SESSION SIGN-UP" form to register:
Here are the session dates / times:
Wednesday, April 8, 4:30pm EST
Monday, April 13, 4:30pm EST
Monday, April 20, 4:30pm EST
Monday, April 27, 4:30pm EST
Monday, May 4, 5:30pm EST