ALMA News Summaries
2017 ALMA Conference begins today!
|Summary: "ReforMission 2017: On His Mission!" is the theme of the 2017 ALMA conference.|
Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies 2017 Annual Conference begins today January 26, The Conference is at the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel. ... read full article
|Posted by: Lorraine Roach, ALMA Director On: 1/26/2017|
ALMA Best Practices in Missions Awards--DEADLINE for nominations is January 24!
|Summary: ALMA is inaugurating Best Practices in Missions Awards.|
ALMA is inaugurating Best Practices in Missions Awards. The nomination form is simple (only 1 page, 5 brief questions), and can be completed online here:
Deadline to submit a nomination is Tuesday, January 24, 11:00 ... read full article
|Posted by: Lorraine Roach On: 1/16/2017|
Lutheran Society for Missiology Annual Banquet Invite
|Summary: The Lutheran Society for Missiology annual banquet is January 27, 2016, and is open to anyone interested in Missiology from a Lutheran perspective. John and Monique Nunes will be presenting at the banquet -- register at http://bit.ly/LSFM2016Banquet|
You are invited to the LSFM banquet on January 27, at Concordia Seminary's Koburg hall. Rev. Dr. John Nunes, newly elected President of Concordia College New York, and present Jochum Professor and chair at Valpraso University, will be the featured speaker, sharing "Seven Upward Signs for Lutherans." Music will be ... read full article
|Posted by: Rev Jeff Thormodson On: 1/11/2016|
Offering Hope During Life’s Challenges through Radio & Follow Up
|Summary: Family Shield will research, design, and broadcast 6 radio programs that address health and human care challenges that individuals and families face, and connect listeners and those who contact us to appropriate resources through follow up services. The program is broadcast on 52 radio stations throughout the United States and Canada and reaches up to 800,000 people each week.|
Many social service agencies have resources that can help people deal with a wide range of life challenges, but those who need help are often not aware of the agencies, services or resources.
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|Posted by: Kay Meyer On: 10/15/2015|
LeadaChild supporters are bicycling for awareness, fundraising.
|Summary: David Saving writes, "last week Lori and I spent a challenging week with our son-in-laws Biking Across Missouri for LeadaChild. I leave July 25 to 'Bike Across America, Portland, OR to Portland, ME' to raise $250,000." See leadachild.org for info.|
"What a Blessing it was this past week as Lori and I got to spend a challenging week with our son-in-laws, Biking across Missouri for LeadaChild, the ministry that I am involved in," writes David Saving, Executive Director of LeadaChild. "LeadaChild reaches out to 26,000 poor students in ... read full article
|Posted by: David Saving On: 7/1/2015|
ALMA Member Survey
|Summary: ALMA Member Survey: We want to hear your opinions about the online fundraising resources!|
ALMA MEMBER SURVEY:
June 15, 2015
Dear ALMA friends,
Greetings from St. Louis and welcome to the summer months!
As you are aware, since January 2015 ... read full article
|Posted by: Dawn Miller, CFRE On: 6/15/2015|
Lutheran Bible Translators relocates to Concordia Missouri
|Summary: Lutheran Bible Translator’s executive director, Dr. Mike Rodewald, announced that LBT will move its international offices from Aurora IL to Concordia MO. Feel free to share the news with your staff and in your publications as appropriate.|
Lutheran Bible Translator’s executive director, Dr. Mike Rodewald, announced that LBT will move its international offices from Aurora IL to Concordia MO. This decision, made after extensive collaboration with partners and executive staff, was affirmed by consensus of the board of directors of Lutheran Bible Translators “… for ... read full article
|Posted by: David Snyder On: 5/14/2015|
Have You Explored the ALMA Online Fundraising Resources?
|Summary: Reminder: Online Fundraising Resources Available for ALMA Members|
Just a reminder…as a member benefit, the Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies (ALMA) has an online community that provides fundraising resources.
Once you’re logged in, simply click the “Fundraising Resources for ALMA Members” link (on the top) ... read full article
|Posted by: Dawn Miller, CFRE, Zielinski Companies On: 4/10/2015|
New ALMA Director!
|Summary: Our search is over! Join us in welcoming the new ALMA Director, Deaconess Lorraine Hingston Roach! Lorraine brings...|
Our search is over! Join us in welcoming the new ALMA Director, Deaconess Lorraine Hingston Roach! Lorraine brings to the job a wealth of knowledge and experience both in the church and in business. Her impressive resume includes more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit organization development and management, business ... read full article
|Posted by: James Tino On: 4/9/2015|
Free Webinar on Board best practices
|Summary: The members of your board are charged with acting in the best interests of your organization. This carries a lot of legal responsibility - more than they might even know.|
The members of your board are charged with acting in the best interests of your organization. This carries a lot of legal responsibility — more than they might even know. From budget oversight to lRS compliance, the fiduciary responsibilities of board members should not be taken lightly.
We’ll cover these topics and more in ... read full article
|Posted by: James Tino On: 4/9/2015|
ALMA Online Fundraising Resources Now Available!
|Summary: ALMA and Zielinski Companies have teamed up to create an online community with fundraising resources.|
The Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies (ALMA) members have an exciting new membership benefit. ALMA and Zielinski Companies have teamed up to create an online ALMA community focused on providing fundraising resources. Simply visit www.almanetwork.org and in the upper right corner click “Login.” This will bring you to the Member Login section (read full article
|Posted by: Dawn Miller, CFRE On: 2/19/2015|
WMPL Annual Meeting & Celebration
|Summary: With guest speaker Gemechis Buba, the Prayer League gathers at AFBLS in Plymouth, MN for an annual meeting & celebration.|
We will meet in Heritage Hall on the campus of AFLBS in Plymouth, Minnesota for pie & coffee, worship, reports, prayer, and a global market. The Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba, Director of ... read full article
|Posted by: Joshua Vandercar On: 1/16/2015|
Lutheran Society For Missiology Annual Banquet
|Summary: Invitation to attend the Lutheran Society For Missiology Annual Banquet, the night before the ALMA conference. Registration links below.|
Lutheran Society For Missiology Annual Banquet
|Posted by: Rev. Jeff Thormodson On: 1/8/2015|
Save The Date: Lutheran Society For Missiology Annual Banquet
|Summary: LSFM Annual Banquet January 28, 2015 -- Save the Date. 2015 Theme: Lutheran Mission Matters. Banquet Speaker Rev. Mike Newman, The Real LCMS: Mission Principles From the Movement Called "Missouri" Tickets available soon.|
DATE -- January 28, 2015
|Posted by: Rev. Jeff Thormodson On: 11/9/2014|
More social media mileage through ALMA
|Summary: Link, share and post items about your ministry on the ALMA Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/AssociationofLutheranMissionAgencies|
ALMA has a Facebook page to help member organization and the public connect and learn about ways to work together in ministry. Share, post and link items from your organization's Facebook page and get more social media mileage for your organization. Also stay up to date on ALMA activities and ... read full article
|Posted by: Carly Hatcher On: 11/4/2014|
Thought ALMA members might want to know and pray for this.
|Summary: Thought your congregational leaders would want to know of this and pray for these people. Mick is the former president of Lutheran Hour Ministries.|
Dear Prayer Warriors,
I received this urgent prayer request just a short time ago from a fellow LWML sister. Sharon
Just a few minutes ago I received the following text message on my phone from Sean Malone who leads Crisis Relief International (CRI). We then spoke briefly on the phone ... read full article
|Posted by: Carly Hatcher On: 9/9/2014|
2015 National ALMA Conference
|Summary: Mark your calendars! The dates of the 2015 National ALMA Conference are January 29-30, 2015 in St. Louis, MO.|
|Story: ... read full article|
|Posted by: Carly Hatcher On: 3/3/2014|
Kay Meyer is interviewed on KFUO
|Summary: Kay Meyer, 1st Vice President of ALMA was interviewed on KFUO Lutheran Radio on November 14, 2013 about the upcoming ALMA conference.|
Kay Meyer, ALMA 1st Vice President and Executive Director of Family Shield Ministries was interviewed on the "His Time" show on KFUO on November 14 regarding the upcoming ALMA Conference. Click on the "Visit" go to KFUO and then click on the "2014 National ALMA Conference" link in ... read full article
|Posted by: Harold Rau On: 12/6/2013|
|Summary: NEW MEMBER DISCOUNT: There is a $20 discount off the 2014 ALMA Conference for new ALMA members.|
NEW MEMBER DISCOUNT:
There is a $20 discount off the 2014 ALMA Conference for new members.
The conference registration is $150 for non-members - or $130 with the discount for new members joining ALMA and attending the conference.
Conference registration is $100 for existing ALMA members.
|Posted by: The ALMA Board On: 11/21/2013|