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LVC Leader Letter - October 2015
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Discerning the Voice of Vocation
 
This year, LVC is partnering with Luther Seminary to offer Volunteers, alumni and other Lutheran service year programs  two classes and seminary credit at full scholarship! All online courses, our community is delving into Vocational Formation with Dr. Michael Chan and Serving in Context with Dr. Gary Simpson.

Read more from Dr. Michael Chan on the content of the classes and current Omaha Volunteer, Deborah Metcalf, on the impact of taking classes during her LVC year! 
Volunteer Applications are LIVE! 



Know a young adult who might be interested in a life of service after college? Share with them the LVC Volunteer application. Round 1 applications are due January 15th and Round 2 applications are due April 1st. 
Food Justice in Milwaukee
Beginning in August 2016, LVC will place Volunteers in five Milwaukee urban agriculture projects to increase the communities’ capacity to produce and distribute fresh produce. Read more about the project and our partners and help us recruit the Volunteers by sharing the Food Justice flyer with your networks! 

Combine your passion for sustainable agriculture with a desire to serve and learn. Apply to be part of LVC’s Food Justice House in Milwaukee! 
Check your mailbox for the Esprit de Corps! 

Have you checked your mailbox to see the stories and faces of this year's Volunteers?

LVC's Fall newsletter, The Esprit de Corps, should be arriving any minute now! Hear the story of second year Volunteer, Cassie Hartnett, the Food Justice house in Milwaukee, and Kim Bobo's 10 tips for making the most of your LVC year!

Click here for the newsletter online. If you have not received it and would like to - or would like to update your address information, email us
Explore Palestine & Israel with LVC! 

Take a fresh look with LVC Alum Doris Warrell and friends at a contemporary and ancient land with a groundbreaking, multi-perspective tour of Palestine & Israel! Click here for more information about this exciting trip in Spring 2016! 

Featuring Israeli, Palestinian, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Druze speakers – conservatives, moderates and progressives— you’ll be on a journey of answering your own questions about this region – or creating new ones to consider!  
Give to the Max Day is an annual giving day in Minnesota, where donors from around the state come together and make a positive impact by making financial contributions to organizations and missions that they care about. For many, it has become a giving holiday. If you're not in MN, you're still welcome to participate in this day of philanthropy!  Join Minnesota and consider Lutheran Volunteer Corps when you are giving to the max on November 12th.

Visit GiveMN.org for more details and thank you, in advance, for your contribution to LVC!
Ways to Give // Get Involved

At LVC, our mission is to unite people to work for peace with justice. Your gifts allow us to match bright Volunteers with organizations important to the social justice movement. With your help, we will change the world!

DONATE Make a one-time or monthly recurring donation to support Volunteers as they build community, live simply & sustainably, and work for peace with justice. 

JOIN A LOCAL SUPPORT NETWORK Local communities of alumni, friends, and supporters give their time and talents to supporting area Volunteers. Join this dedicated team by contacting an LVC Program Manager near you.

INVOLVE YOUR CONGREGATION Your congregations are the neighbors, the community activists, and the caretakers helping LVC to accomplish its meaningful mission. Involve your congregation in raising funds and supporting houses.

For more information about making a contribution to LVC, contact Elodie Lee

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