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Grow Together with Synod Educational Gatherings– Spring 2022

An invitation to a day of learning, worship and lunch together for all members of the Southwestern Washington Synod.

Along with two workshops sessions, a keynote by Joey Ager, Bishop's Assoc/ DEM, on "Sacred Encounter" 

As a community organizer, Joey will talk about how we grow together as congregations, communities and society through being community together and growing in new directions.

Dates/Locations: Choose the date and location that works best for you : 10am‐3:30pm. $25 per person 

Saturday, April 30th at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Pt. Angeles‐ 
REGISTER for Port Angeles 

Saturday, May 14th at St Mark's Lutheran Church by the Narrows, Tacoma 
REGISTER for Tacoma 

Saturday, June 4th at Trinity Lutheran Church, Longview ‐ 
REGISTER for Longview 
Site: or and click on "Educational Gatherings" Agenda and workshops on reserve side.

Daily Agenda:
9-10am- Registration and Displays
10-10:30am- Worship
10:45-11:45am- Workshop Session 1
12Noon-1pm- Lunch (included) and Displays
1-2:00pm- Keynote: Sacred Encounter
2:15-3:15pm - Workshop Session 2
3:15-3:30pm- Blessings and Sending

Faith Land Stewardship (Discerning the future of your church's land) (all sites)
All Creation Sings (New ELCA Hymnal) (all sites)
Healing from the Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools and the Orange Banner Project (with Synod Native American Work Team) (all sites)
I Love to Tell the Story: writing grants that can help fund your mission and vision (all sites)
Finding Resurrection in the Tomb Tomb (Building relationships with "out of the box" ministries to renew your ministry, with staff of Living Stones Prison Congr) (all sites)
Growing Young Together (Supporting and building Birth to Age 35 Ministries) (Synods 1st Third of Life Comm)
Cultivating Scriptural Imagination (New ways to engage with scripture) (Port Angeles and Tacoma sites only)
Welcoming People with Disabilities (Tacoma site)

Questions? SWWA Synod Office 253‐535‐8300; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

Registration links at links above register by calling 253‐535‐8300.

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