Calendar of Events

  • The opioid crisis: You can make a difference!

    February 19, 2019

    Join us at Luther Park for this free workshop with presenters Rev. Kal Rissman and Rev. Aimee Wollman Nesseth.

    Pastor Kal, ELCA, has spent almost 40 years of his ministry working with addictions as a Master Addiction Counselor, Nicotine Dependency Counselor, Marriage and Family Life Therapist, hospital chaplain and parish pastor.

    Pastor Aimee is a Board Certified Chaplain in the ELCA who is currently on leave from call and working as the Program Coordinator for the Northwest WI Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition. She is responsible for building a coalition of public and private healthcare organizations, including faith communities, to build resilience and increase emergency preparedness   

    More Information and Registration


  • Walking Together

    (A.K.A. "Jam Together")

    THEME: Holy Experiments

    Saturday, March 9, 2019

    Davies Center - UW Eau Clarie

    As a part of our "Holy Experiments," we will be bringing the middle school event together with Walking Together this year!  Although participants will experience the same schedule as in the past, including a large variety of best-practices workshops to attend, we will "experiment" by offering some opportunities to collaborate in a few cross-generational activities and workshops as an option during the day.

    Registration (Online)

    Registration (Mail-In)

    Display Request form

    Workshop Descriptions

    Bulletin Insert

  • Christ Jam

    (A.K.A. "Jam Together")

    THeme: Holy Experiments

    Saturday, March 9, 2019

    Davies Center - UW Eau Claire

    As a part of our "Holy Experiments," we will be bringing the middle school event together with Walking Together this year!  Participants will have the opportunity to join in some cross-generational activities, but middle schoolers will also have a chance to gather with with their peers for a service project, worship and large group time. 

    Online Registration  

    Schedule and Info

  • Centering Prayer Retreat

    Join us for a time of renewal and prayer at the beautiful Christine Center in Willard, WI.  

    Thursday, April 4, 2019      9:30-2:00      $25/per participant (includes lunch)

    Click HERE to register

    Click HERE to learn more about the Christine Center

  • Boundaries Training 101

    (First Round of training for rostered leaders) 

    Thursday, February 7, 2019           1:00-5:00 p.m. RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, April 9                 10:00-2:00 p.m.

    Northwest Synod Office @ Luther Park - Chetek, WI

    Please RSVP to Liz by April 2  (lbartsch@nwswi.org)

  • Centering Prayer Retreat

    Join Karna Marks at Luther Park for a time of renewal and prayer.

    Thursday, April 25, 2019     9:30-2:00      $25/per participant (includes lunch)


    Click HERE to register

  • Synod Assembly

    May 4, 2019

    Trinity Lutheran Church - Eau Claire, WI


  • Travel Opportunity!

    "in the Footsteps of Luther & The Passion Play 2020"

    July 8-19, 2020

    Plan now to join Liz Bartsch as she hosts an 10 night journey to Germany and Austria where we will visit major Martin Luther sites, encounter the Dachau Concentration Camp and visit many historic castles and landmarks. One of the highlights will be the Passion Play in Oberammergau!

    First $300 deposit due: March 1, 2019

    Brochure and Registration Form


  • Youth Workers Network Meeting

    Gather four times during the academic year with colleagues working in Children, Youth & Family ministry across Northwest Wisconsin.  It's a time to collaborate and share ideas, highlight CYF events, and discuss relevant topics.  

    Meetings are from 10:00-2:00, the first Thursday in October, January, March & May.  

    Bethany Lutheran Church - Rice Lake, WI