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Following a resolution approved at the 2018 Synod Assembly, Bishop Egensteiner has invited Dr. Peter Steinke to lead the BridgeBuilder (BB) process in our synod.  The goal is to create and sustain healthier functioning at all levels in the Synod.  Steinke has used the Bridgebuilder (BB) process with nine judicatories and a score of congregations. The process begins with a workshop that will be held on Friday, March 20, from 7:00-9:00 pm, at Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway, NYC.  The workshops are open to all clergy and laity. Each event is divided into two parts: (1) Dr. Steinke presents “The Synod as an Emotional System” and (2) a feedback session follows focusing on prescriptive ideas and action. 

Assembling the information he gathered, Steinke will present an Action Report to the Synod Assembly (May  8,9). Either he will lead a small group exercise thereafter and/or be available for conversation during the Assembly.  An Action Planning Team will be chosen and Steinke will instruct them on how to proceed with the planning. Once they have completed their work, Steinke will return to meet with the Action Planning Team and the Synod Council to finalize a plan of action and a plan for communicating the process.



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Daily Bible Verse

28 March 2020

  • Ezekiel 36:8-15

    13Thus says the Lord GOD: Because they say to you, "You devour people, and you bereave your nation of children," 14therefore you shall no longer devour people and no longer bereave your nation of children, says the Lord GOD; 15and no longer will I let you hear the insults of the nations, no longer shall you bear the disgrace of the peoples; and no longer shall you cause your nation to stumble, says the Lord GOD.

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