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Earth Day Resource

  Happy Earth Month! As you likely know, each April churches around the country carve out some time to celebrate Earth Day Sunday and lift up the importance of caring for creation. This year is no different and our focus is water.In addition to our Earth Day resource “Water, Holy Water,” we will also be hosting a webinar… Read more

NRIT FALL EVENTS

FALL NRIT EVENTS (A Continuing Education Ministry of the ELCA Lutheran Church) We encourage and appreciate ecumenical participation at our events. We offer quality education and continuing education credits. SIGN UP AT WWW.NRIT.ORG. Call Director Jenny Kunka at 406-452-1663 with questions. Preaching Through the Eyes of Faith  with Pastor Steven Loy As preachers who speak… Read more

Lilly Endowment Grants for Clergy Renewal

Lilly Endowment: National Clergy Renewal Program  Lilly Endowment: National Clergy Renewal Program 1000 West 42nd Street Indianapolis, IN 46208 Phone: 317-931-4225 Email: clergyrenewal@cts.edu Url: http://www.cpx.cts.edu/renewal Primary Contact: Mr. Robert Saler, Director Email: rsaler@cts.edu   Grant Details: Grants of up to $50,000 are provided. Eligibility Requirements: Christian congregations Application Deadlines: April 9, 2014 (The 2015 deadline will be available early in the… Read more

Breaking News! 144th Exoneree

Glenn Ford was freed last night after spending 30 years on Louisiana’s death row.  Ford was convicted of murdering jewelry store owner Isadore Rozeman in 1983. His prosecutors, who requested his release, now say they have credible evidence that Ford wasn’t even at the scene of the crime. The key witness admitted during her testimony that she was… Read more

World Day of Prayer USA March 7th

 World Day of Prayer USA   World Day of Prayer is marked every year on the first Friday in March. In 2014 that’sMarch 7. Through World Day of Prayer, women affirm that prayer and action are inseparable and that both have immeasurable influence in the world. This year’s focus; “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action”. Materials for… Read more

EPA to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska

News from Creation Justice Ministries  Today the prayers and concerns of Alaskan Natives, Orthodox Christians, commercials fishermen, and thousands of others have been answered. The Environmental Protection Agency just announced it will use the Clean Water Act to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. Over the coming months, EPA will determine the most… Read more

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18–25, 2014) Has Christ Been Divided? (cf. 1 Corinthians 1:13) The Church Unity Octave, a forerunner of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, was developed by Father Paul Wattson, SA, at Graymoor in Garrison, New York, and was first observed at Graymoor from January 18-25, 1908. Today,… Read more

Youth Serve Scholarships

Governor’s Office of Community Service Youth Serve Scholarships The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship was created to promote volunteerism among high school students, encourage young leaders to further their learning, and provide tuition assistance for Montana students who wish to attend college in-state. Up to 100 students will receive a $1,000 scholarship toward their college tuition. Scholarship funds have… Read more

NRIT Midwinter Theological Conference

“Revelation” Midwinter Theological Conference Izaak Walton Inn, Essex, MT January 27-29, 2014  Dr. Craig Koester The retreat begins with 5pm supper on Monday, January 27 and ends at noon on Wednesday, January 29. A time of learning, fellowship, recreation and rest.  Brochure http://nrit.org/brochures/Spring2014/Midwinter14.pdf Registrations due by Dec. 29th. Register at www.nrit.org Questions: email Jenny Kunka at… Read more