Dear CLB Partner in Ministry, We come to the end of our fiscal year this weekend, and I am both grateful and hopeful for the mission of the Gospel which God has entrusted to us. I am grateful that God has deposited in us a rich gift in our theology of grace and the authority
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On March 22-23, 2017, the Church of the Lutheran Brethren Council of Directors met at Living Word Community Church in Phoenix, Arizona in conjunction with the Pacific Region Biennial Convention. COD Minutes: www.clba.org/church-leadership
It was the winter of 2009. The ELCA denomination had made a historic, and unfortunate, shift toward the liberal cliff. This led to a perversion of the gospel and many churches began to take votes on whether or not to remain with a denomination that had clearly left both biblical and Lutheran roots. Our church
Some days are full of optimism; some days look hopeless. Although this could describe the ebb and flow of many ministries, it is especially true of “renewal” work. I was called in 2014 to Immanuel Lutheran of Eugene, Oregon as its “renewal” pastor. At that time our small congregation no longer had an elder board,
In 1994, a small group of believers in rural McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, concerned about the direction of the ELCA, began meeting together with the hope of forming a new congregation that believed in the inerrancy and authority of God’s Word. Ultimately, this led to our becoming a member congregation of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren
On February 26, 2017, Gregory Solberg was installed as associate pastor at Sidney LBC in Sidney, Montana. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop officiated the service.
Hi, this is LaWayne Rogness, Director of Finance and Personnel for the Church of the Lutheran Brethren, and I would like to share with you this brief update on our 2016-17 contribution goals. We started our Fiscal Year in May of 2016 very strong, but each month after that we saw a decline…a decline until we
The Board of Directors has initiated a search for the next president of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Since 2003 Hillcrest has been led by former President Steven Brue and is presently led by interim President Joel Egge. The selection of the next president is expected to be announced in the spring of
On October 23, 2016, Jordan Spina was installed as pastor at Rock of Ages Lutheran Brethren Church in Seattle, WA. Regional Pastor Phil Heiser officiated.
On October 2, 2016, Jeff Hoverson was ordained as pastor at Living Word Lutheran Church in Minot, ND. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop officiated.
Rev. Greg Pietz was installed as Transitional (Interim) Pastor at Maple Park LBC on Sunday, September 25 by Pacific Regional Pastor Phil Heiser.