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NEW at www.lea.org

·         Network publications from LEADnet, ECEnet, SECnet, MIDnet, PEN, and EncourAGEnet.

·         Webinars and webinar archives pages

No LEAnews
next Tuesday, January 23.

Your colleagues want to know what you know, so… Propose a sectional—and encourage others to do the same—for the 2019 LEA convocation. Please note: READ All INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION, and be sure to CONFIRM your form when you’re done entering information. Ignore references to “price.” Deadline for submissions is February 28, 2018.

Convocation planning takes another step forward. The convocation steering committee meets next Monday and Tuesday on site in St. Louis. Please pray for their safe travel and effective planning.

Lutheran Schools Week is next week. You still have time to get free theme-related activities from CPH. And remember to make room on your calendar for the January 25, 11:00 am (central new and improved LSW sing along. It will be up on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/LCMSschools/. And a bonus available through LEA: A Devotional Guide to “Yesterday Today Forever,” the NLSW song by Jeffrey E. Burkart.

A little playful reading… see Playful Minds from CACE.

Are you familiar with the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty? Find out more about their vital work.

And finally… improve your memory with The Importance of Observation from The Guardian. (ExchangeEveryDay)

January 19, 2018

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NEW at www.lea.org

·         Network publications from GLEnet, ETnet, and PEN

·         See the latest LEA weekly devotion “Bless You” based on 1 Cor. 1:3–9. You may go directly to the pdf version here.

·         See your LEA From the Past… devotion: “Using Your Gifts” from 2006 based on
1 Cor. 12:7–8. You may also go directly to the
pdf version here.

·         Archived webinar: Are You Weak and Heavy Laden by  Nicole Muth (Jan. 9).

Webinar tonight! January 16, 2018  7:00-8:00 p.m. central. Make the School FIT the Community It Serves by Mary Schuldheisz. Ever tried to wear a shoe that does not fit? Perhaps the dynamic of the community your school resides in, is in the process of changing, has already changed or is anticipated to change. Learn how to lead your school to stay ahead of the change and keep the school viable now and into the future. (Register Now).

The origin of Lutheran educators… See Shaping the Future’s feature article—iWhy: Why I Became a Lutheran Educator by Stephanie Lohse Mueller and Marlene Otto Krohse.

Looking for devotions? In addition to LEA’s collection, many devotions are available from other individuals and organizations at crosswalk.com, including Grace Moments from Pastor Mark Jeske. (Thanks to Julia Heinz.)

Want to know? CTA offers Six Secrets of Highly Productive Churchworkers by Alison Zeller.

Lutheran School Ministry Program - Concordia University Nebraska… The Lutheran School Ministry Program is primarily designed for the non-rostered teachers in our Lutheran schools who desire additional training to incorporate the Lutheran ethos into their classrooms. This four module program provides practical instruction on what makes a Lutheran school truly distinctive in the areas of doctrine, identity, classroom, and vocation. For more information, click Here.​

January 16, 2018