An Invitation to Join Us for
The Seventh Annual
ACELC Free Conference
The date of the Seventh Annual ACELC "Free Conference" and Business Meeting is August 29-31, 2017 (Business Meeting is the 31st, until noon). It is being held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Nebraska. The theme of this year's Conference could not be more timely as our Synod is grappling with this very issue: "Christ For Us: Order of Creation." We have not yet finalized our line-up of speakers to address this issue, but we are confident you will not be disappointed!
You may register online here, or, if you prefer you may download and send in the snail mail version. As in years past, this year we are still offering online payments via PayPal.
Here is a bit more information about this year's Conference.
“CHRIST FOR US: Order of Creation” – Hosted by the Association of Confessing Evangelical Lutheran Congregations (ACELC)
What: This Conference is designed to address doctrinal and practical issues in the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. One of the critical and important issues under the Order of Creation is the role of men and women in the Church, and we will most certainly be addressing that issue. The Conference also includes the annual business meeting of the ACELC congregations, and this year one of our most important business items will be the vote on the Theses on Holy Communion.
Who: This Conference is a public service to all members of the LCMS. Anyone who is interested is invited and encouraged to attend.
When: Tuesday, August 29 – Thursday August 30, 2017.
Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3825 Wildbriar Lane, Lincoln, NE 68516, (402) 423-7639.
Cost: $99, ($129 for a couple); which includes the Banquet. If you live close by and would simply like to attend the Banquet, the cost to do that is only $30. (Note: 2016-17 seminary graduates, emeritus pastors, and pastors without calls are invited to register for the conference without cost, although you must bear the $30 cost of attending the banquet.)
Nearest Airport: The closest is Lincoln Airport (~ 6 miles), but better schedules are usually found at Eppley Airfield, Omaha, NE (~ 53 miles). Some may want to fly into Grand Island (Central Nebraska Regional Airport) which is ~ 86 miles from Lincoln.
There are other hotels and motels but those listed below are from 1.8 to 4.7 miles of Good Shepherd and offer free breakfast. Room rates are based on Single Occupancy for August 28-30, 2017, and take into account Senior, AAA or AARP discounts which are 10%. So, rates would vary with double occupancy. You may be able to get better rates using travel websites. Please check the hotel/motel website for additional amenities.
Rates generally do increase during the Summer Season, but these rates also reflect that the University of Nebraska’s first football game is the following Saturday. GO BIG RED! Two of the less expensive venues already have only 4-5 rooms available. We strongly suggest booking rooms early. Here they are, In no particular order:
Days Inn Lincoln South $56-70.00
1140 Calvert Street 3.1 miles
Quality Inn $73.00
1511 Center Park Road 3.1 miles
Note: This hotel is Located near a light industrial area and across the highway from the State of Nebraska Correctional Facility. This is a clean facility and has good reviews.
New Victoria Suites $94-100.00
225 N. 50th Street 3.1 miles
Knights Inn $55-6500
20091 West O Street 3.8 miles
Super 8 $52.00
2535 West O Street 3.2 miles
Comfort Suites East $103.00
333 N. Cotner Blvd 4.7 miles
Residence Inn $140-159.00
5866 Boboli Lane 2.6 miles
Hampton Inn $115.00
5922 Vandervoort Drive 1.8 miles
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