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| September 17
|| "The Social Media Gospel" - Meredith Gould
| October 15
|| "Navigating Congregational Change"
- Kris Bjorke and Sue Megrund
| November 19
||"Cross-Generational Ministry" - Linda Staats
| December 17
|| "A Conversation with Nadia Bolz-Weber"
| January 21
|| "The Discipleship Challenge" - Catherine Anderson & Deb Westerberg.
| February 18
|| "Faith 5" - Rich Melheim
| March 18
|| "Ministry of Inclusion" - Heather Hjelmstad
| April 15
| May 20
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3rd Tuesday Conversations are monthly gatherings of friends. They are great continuing education events. They are chances to hear from, and interact with experts in the field. 3TC conversations are free for Network members.
Guest: Heather Hjelmstad
Topic: Ministry of Inclusion
Date: March 25, 2014
Time: 1:00pm-1:30pm (central time)
About Our Topic:
Heather Hjelmstad directs the Ministry of Inclusion at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The MInistry of Inclusion exists to ensure that all young people at Lord of Life have the opportunity to participate fully in its ministry, regardless of physical or cognitive abilities.
To make this happen, Heather has worked to create a dynamic "Buddy" program that pairs trained individuals with young people who have special needs.
Heather is a passionate advocate and trainer. She, her husband Clark and their three children make their home in Maple Grove.