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SW Synod Educational Gathering

May 14 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm America/Bonney_Lake

This spring’s in-person Synod Educational Gatherings are now open for registration. ALL LAY AND ROSTERED MEMBERS ARE INVITED. We’ll have worship and lunch together, plus two workshops sessions on a wide variety of topics all under the theme “Grow…Together”, plus a keynote speaker.

The keynote will be by Joey Ager, Bishop’s Associate/Dir for Evangelical Mission, on “Sacred Encounter” – How do we grow together as congregations, communities and society? During this time, we’ll consider the central importance of sacred encounter – with others, ourselves, the land and God – as a foundational practice of being community and of growing in new directions. Saturday, May 14th at St Marks Lutheran Church by the Narrows, Tacoma

Click the link to register for this event: https://cvent.me/n8VMRO
(Cost $25 includes lunch)

Workshops include: Storytelling for Grantwriting, First Third of Life Faith Formation, Indian Boarding Schools Healing, Faith Land Stewardship, Working with Outside Ministries to Engage your Ministry with Living Stones Prison Congregation, All Creation Sings Hymnal Supplement, Welcoming People with Disabilities (St. Mark’s site only), Cultivating Scriptural Imagination (Holy Trinity and St Mark’s site only).

**If you are interested in carpooling with Pastor Amanda please let her know.