2017 EaND Synod Assembly
June 3-4, 2017
Fargo - Holiday Inn
We’ll be gathering under the theme of “On the Road Together – Traveling into the Next 500 years.” Our time together will center around the Global Church and Ecumenical/Interfaith relationships.
2017 Evening In Africa - With the World in Mind
Eric D. Barreto is Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary and an ordained Baptist minister. The author of Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 (Mohr Siebeck, 2010), the co-author of Exploring the Bible (Fortress Press, 2016), and editor of Reading Theologically (Fortress Press, 2014), he is also a regular contributor to ONScripture.org, the Huffington Post, WorkingPreacher.org, and EntertheBible.org. For more, go to ericbarreto.com and follow him on Twitter.
ELCA Glocal Mission Team will equip us for God's work in global and local realities, as well as their "glocal" intersections. We will consider the questions "What is mission?" and "Who is the neighbor?" as well as how they relate to the realities of this world God loves.
Rev. Rubén Durán is our ELCA Churchwide Representative. He serves as Director of New Congregations with the ELCA Domestic Mission Unit.
Bishop John Folda of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo will be preaching at our closing worship - a joint Lutheran-Catholic service to commemorate the 500 Anniversary of the Reformation. This worship will be on Sunday, June 4 at 1pm. It is open to the public and will be live streamed – more details to come.
Contact Synod Assembly Manager, Jakelle Cornell at 701.232.3381 or firstname.lastname@example.org.