President to appoint ELCA bishop Hanson to serve on council

ELCA Bishop Mark Hanson

President Barack Obama will appoint Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Bishop Mark Hanson to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, an ELCA press release said.

The advisory council brings together religious and secular leaders, as well as scholars and experts in fields related to the work of faith-based and neighborhood organizations, to make recommendations to the government on how to improve partnerships, according to a White House news release.

Read the full ELCA release.

Read the White House press release, which includes names of other appointees.

Read more about the council.

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  2. Bishop Hanson will be in Bismarck on Saturday, February 12, and will present a sassion on “A Church Engaging God’s Mission” at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. the session will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude by 4 p.m. the session is part of the GIFTS (Growing in Faith to Serve) program, but it open to anyone who wishes to attend. Pre-registration is required. There is a $10 charge to cover the cost of the luncheon and refreshments. Further information is available from Jan Zook, GIFTS coordinator, P.O. Box 101, Bowbells, ND.

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