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For Congregations

For Congregations

We are freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor. As a synod, we walk with our congregations and provide resources to help strengthen and nurture their ministries.


Rostered Ministers

Rostered Ministers

Walking together in confidence, the synod supports and guides rostered ministers to help spread the Good News about our Savior, Jesus Christ.


Youth/Young Adults

Youth & Young Adults

We are a church that is deeply rooted – and always being made new. The synod provides resources and events to help youth and young adults grow in their faith and open their eyes to Jesus in their midst.


Upcoming Events

  1. Sr. High Youth Gathering

    April 5 - April 6
  2. Synod Assembly

    June 7 - June 8

Latest News

2019 Archived E-Newsletters

Whose inbox isn’t full? We don’t want you to miss out on synod news. Here are archived e-newsletters from the start of this year. 2019 Archived E-Newsletters E-newsletter - January 4, 2019 … [Read More...]

ELCA StewardCast

Pr. Larry Strenge, SW MN Synod Director for Evangelical Mission, opens the ELCA StewardCast this month with his talk about stewardship in smaller membership congregations. His presentation is about 17 … [Read More...]

Congregational Mission Grants

Endowment Fund Congregational Mission Grants for 2020 Endowment Fund Mission Statement Empower and support the congregations of the Southwestern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA enabling growth in … [Read More...]

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