Hymns for the Easter Season from the new All Creation Sings

By Bishop Mike Rinehart If you have a subscription to Sundays and Seasons, you have access to most all of the Augsburg Fortress hymnals, including the new All Creation Sings. This hymnal seeks to lift up more hymns about creation, hymns about the environment, hymns of...

It’s Not Just You: Coping with Stress and Burnout

By Tracey Breashears Schultz, Bishop’s Associate for Leadership As we approached and then marked a year of living with the pandemic, the synod staff and vice president noticed, understandably, that in our conversations with leaders, we were regularly hearing words...

Video Meetings Post-Pandemic

By Bishop Mike Rinehart Zoom saved our bacon during the pandemic. I wish I had invested in Zoom stock a year ago. The stock price was, at one point 6X its value in March 2020. It now appears to have settled in at 4X. A bit of a drop, but I’d settle for a 400% return....

Update on Our Companion Synod in the Central

By Bishop Michael Rinehart One of the many vital things our mission support funds is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic (Eglise Evangéliqe Luthérienne de la République Centrafricaine: EEL-RCA), one of our Gulf Coast Synod’s global...

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