Division of Mission and Congregational Outreach (MaCO)

The Division of Mission and Congregational Outreach shall initiate and administer for the Board of Directors all programs and endeavors of the God-given mission which the congregations shall assign to the District to conduct in their behalf and which will assist congregations in developing outreach ministries.

Specifically, MaCO shall:

1.    Administer the District’s home mission activities.

2.    Administer special missions and ministries.

3.    Administer the campus ministry of the District.

4.    Administer the District Student Aid Fund.

5.    Encourage and assist congregations in mission, revitalization,  and outreach.

 

 

Division of Mission and Congregational Outreach [MaCO]

Rev. John Beck, Frazee

Rev. Tom Brinkley, Esko

DCO Craig Cooper, Sauk Rapids

Rev. Kirk Douglas, New York Mills                  

Rev. Brett Hartwig, Sabin                       

DCO Peter Keyes, Little Falls

Mr. Delano Meyer, Chokio

Facilitator:  Rev. Jeffrey Lee

Campus Ministry

St. Cloud – Lutheran Student Fellowship   ............................. DCE Barb Hertling

Duluth – UMD/St. Scholastica  ............................................... Rev. Robert Franck

Moorhead – MSU/Concordia/MN State Comm. & Tech. College   .... DCE Mark Noennig

Morris – UMM  .............................................................................................Vacant

Superior – UW ....................................................................  Rev. David Schoessow

Bemidji – MSU .....................................................................  DCE Matthew Carlson

 

Deaf Ministry

Rev. William Knaack, missionary to the deaf, conducts services in Alexandria, Baxter, Duluth, Hibbing, Park Rapids and St. Cloud, serving over 100 deaf people.  Pastor Knaack also serves the North Dakota and North Wisconsin Districts.

Deaf Ministry Calendar

 

Fargo Hospital Chaplaincy

Contact the North Dakota District Office at 701/293-9001.

 

Hispanic Ministry

Future ministry is being looked into.

 

Outdoor Ministry

Lutheran Island Camp is located six miles east of Henning, MN on 62 acres of land surrounded by East Battle Lake.  The camp offers a variety of week long or weekend retreats for all ages.   To contact Lutheran Island Camp:

                                                      Phone:           218/583-2905

                                                      Fax:                218/583-2906

                                                      email:            info@islandcamp.org

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Student Aid

Providing Student Aid on the basis of need and academic qualification to individuals from the Minnesota North District preparing for full-time church work at any of our Synodical colleges, universities and seminaries. 

 

Summer Ministry

Breezy Point Chapel, served by the Brainerd Circuit and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Pequot Lakes.

 

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