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Building a Culture of Generosity

When people get excited about the impact of God’s work in your congregation, they grow in generosity! This fall the Gulf Coast Synod is partnering with congregations and Rev. Pete Reuss from GSB Fundraising to provide an impactful annual appeal process called Building a Culture of Generosity. Six virtual cohort sessions, videos teaching generosity best practices, and easily used templates guide your…

On Juneteenth with Annette Gordon-Reed

Tuesday June 29, 2021 at 6 pm join in a zoom conversation about On Juneteenth, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed. Bishop Michael Rinehart’s Connections article about the book earlier this month. if(!gform){document.addEventListener(“gform_main_scripts_loaded”,function(){gform.scriptsLoaded=!0}),window.addEventListener(“DOMContentLoaded”,function(){gform.domLoaded=!0});var gform={domLoaded:!1,scriptsLoaded:!1,initializeOnLoaded:function(o){gform.domLoaded&&gform.scriptsLoaded?o():!gform.domLoaded&&gform.scriptsLoaded?window.addEventListener(“DOMContentLoaded”,o):document.addEventListener(“gform_main_scripts_loaded”,o)},hooks:{action:{},filter:{}},addAction:function(o,n,r,t){gform.addHook(“action”,o,n,r,t)},addFilter:function(o,n,r,t){gform.addHook(“filter”,o,n,r,t)},doAction:function(o){gform.doHook(“action”,o,arguments)},applyFilters:function(o){return gform.doHook(“filter”,o,arguments)},removeAction:function(o,n){gform.removeHook(“action”,o,n)},removeFilter:function(o,n,r){gform.removeHook(“filter”,o,n,r)},addHook:function(o,n,r,t,i){null==gform.hooks[o][n]&&(gform.hooks[o][n]=[]);var e=gform.hooks[o][n];null==i&&(i=n+”_”+e.length),null==t&&(t=10),gform.hooks[o][n].push({tag:i,callable:r,priority:t})},doHook:function(o,n,r){if(r=Array.prototype.slice.call(r,1),null!=gform.hooks[o][n]){var t,i=gform.hooks[o][n];i.sort(function(o,n){return o.priority-n.priority});for(var e=0;e<i.length;e++)”function”!=typeof(t=i[e].callable)&&(t=window[t]),”action”==o?t.apply(null,r):r[0]=t.apply(null,r)}if(“filter”==o)return r[0]},removeHook:function(o,n,r,t){if(null!=gform.hooks[o][n])for(var i=gform.hooks[o][n],e=i.length-1;0<=e;e–)null!=t&&t!=i[e].tag||null!=r&&r!=i[e].priority||i.splice(e,1)}}} Name(Required) First Last Congregation Name(Required) Congregation Name City Email(Required) The post On Juneteenth with…

Central African Republic Sunday

Again in October, our synod will celebrate our companion synod relationship with the Central African Republic.  Please mark your church calendars  for CAR Sunday on October 17th.  You may want to focus on the ELC-CAR with prayers and special offerings on that day or for the whole month of October. If some other dates during…