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District Superintendent’s Report

Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory,for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness! – Psalm 115:1First, let me say a word of thanks for calling me to serve EFCA’s North Central District. As I near the end of my second year as District...

Something for Everyone at District Conference

There will be an array of workshops and affinity groups available at this year’s District Conference. Several of these align with the five key opportunities that Brian Farone identified at last year’s conference:Leadership PipelineEvangelismAll...

Pornography Struggle: We Want to Keep You in Ministry

A major reason why pastors and church staff members who are struggling with pornography do not seek help is the fear of losing their job and livelihood. While there is, of course, an inherent tension between serving in ministry and stumbling with pornography, one of...

Living in the Middle of a Miracle

This month Elmwood Evangelical Free Church begins its ninety-fifth year.  We began as a Lutheran Free Church in the Scandinavian part of northeast Minneapolis.  In 1965 the congregation moved into a brand-new facility in the city of St. Anthony Village, one mile west...