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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.


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Bishop Nominees: Video Interviews

On Tuesday, June 8th, when we were preparing the video recordings of our nominees (made on Monday) we found that there were technical issues with two videos. Discussions were held to explore various … [Read More...]

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