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January 2020

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25, 2020

January 18 - January 25
WPCU Acts 28:2

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25, 2020

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Ecumenical Prayer Service – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 23 @ 7:00 pm

They Showed Us Unusual Kindness (Acts 28:2) 7th Annual Ecumenical Prayer Service, January 23, 7 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church Churches in and around Houston come together every year in January in vibrant prayer and witness for Christian unity, recalling one of Jesus’ central prayers for the body of Christ, “that they may all be one.” The invitation comes from the International Committee of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches and the Pontifical Council…

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EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet and Health

January 26 @ 9:45 am

EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet & Health: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food System Stephen Long, a public health physician, will discuss the EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet & Health: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems report at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9:45 a.m.  This study, compiled by 37 scientists and other experts from 16 countries, aims to establish a global food economy that could combat chronic diseases in wealthy…

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United We Win – Collaborating to Solve Houston’s Toughest Environmental Challenges

January 26 @ 6:00 pm

Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation Continue… The synod Lutherans Restoring Creation Team invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series. United We Win – Collaborating to Solve Houston’s Toughest Environmental Challenges Sunday, January 26, at 6 p.m., online In January, Jaime Gonzalez, Houston Urban Conservation Programs Manager for The Nature Conservancy, will highlight a variety of local environmental issues, and how local people/organizations are coming together to address them.  He will explain tools used for environmental action mapping…

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Lay Chaplain Training

January 27
Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005-2696 United States
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The Community of Hope training awakens participants to God’s call on their lives through experiential discovery and understanding of their own spiritual gifts for ministry. Each student is encouraged to make a journey into wholeness. More than the absence of illness, a healthy person is one who has discovered meaning and purpose in life and understands the importance of mind, body, spirit balance. All are invited to develop their own “rule of life” while exploring sacred silence, Christian meditation, compassionate…

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Practice Not Perfect: Extravaganza 2020

January 31 - February 3

The Extravaganza is the annual gathering of children, youth and family ministry leaders from across the ELCA. It is so much more than a conference: it’s space to be stretched, it’s worship, it’s inspiring speakers, it’s learning from colleagues across the country, it’s sharing your insights with others, it’s informative and transformative. The Extravaganza is renewing, educational and connects you with others…then sends you home strengthened for the ministry to which you have been called.

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February 2020

Bayou Conference – Boundaries Training

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grace Lutheran Church, New Orleans, 5800 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
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Lunch will be served.

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Brazos Valley Conference – Boundaries Training

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. John Retreat Center, 4740 Hwy 36 N
Bellville, TX 77428
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Youth Ministry Network Meeting

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until August 31, 2021

Advent Lutheran Church, 5820 Pinemont Dr
Houston, TX United States
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Topic: Catch up and Plan the Year More meeting details will come out the week before the meeting.

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LEAD Launch & Celebration

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire Blvd.
Bellaire, TX United States
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In 2012, the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod gave birth to a new leadership organization to provide excellent training, coaching, and consultation to ministry leaders and faith communities. Deacon Peggy Hahn agreed to develop Living Every Day As Disciples, or LEAD, as it came to be known. Eight years later, LEAD has developed dozens of resources, coached leaders, consulted with congregations, and convened cohorts in our synod. The monthly Ten-Minute Toolbox resource is so popular it has been viewed in every synod, in nearly…

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~ 1 Corinthians 12:20-22a