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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. Compensation Guidelines Zoom Forum

    May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Proposed Budget Zoom Forum

    May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Synod Assembly Practice Tech Session

    May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latest News

SW MN Synod Mission Assessment

Part of our ongoing work is to invite people to better understand our synod, its mission field and the role of a synod bishop. Back in February, ELCA Research created a survey “Bishop Election … [Read More...]

Family Ministry Cohort

You’re invited to join a cohort of congregations working to build on nurturing families in faith.   For decades research from Vibrant Faith has shown us that “faith is passed on through … [Read More...]

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