CHICAGO (Jan. 30, 2017) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued a pastoral message addressing President Trump’s executive order to restrict entry by refugees and visitors into the United States from seven predominately Muslim countries. Eaton’s message follows. January 30, 2017 Blessed are the […]
The 2017 Synod Assembly Planning team invites you to nominate your praise band to play at our assembly! Here are the details: Praise band should be 2-5 members (can be any age) Must bring your own instruments (we cannot have an organ/piano) Playing time would include: Sliding into Plenary, Get up & Stretch, Banquet It […]
Equipping Disciples for God’s Ongoing Reformation Sunday, Sept. 25 – Tuesday, Sept. 27 The schedule and the TED-Style talk descriptions will be printed and provided at the conference. Any other handouts are linked below. Limited printed copies will be available at the conference. Monday, Sept. 26 –TED-Style Talks -Bishop’s Talk: Amendments to the Model Constitution for […]
When: Thursday, August 18 Where: Gustavus Adolphus College Heritage Room -OR- LIVESTREAM! Registration: – $40 per congregation attending the event. (up to four people) Meals are on your own at the Gustavus cafeteria – $25 for a Live Stream. Register your interest online by clicking here. Click here to download event flyer. After multiple requests, the […]
Embrace God’s Mission + Equip God’s People SW MN Synod Assembly Saturday, June 11, 2016 Registration. Morning greetings. Returning to our places. Ready for the second day. Sliding back into plenary with group singing led by Chad Winterfeldt, cantor of Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College. Called back to order. Opening prayer. Dr. Robin Steinke, president […]
We were asked to share the Litany of Service, please click here for a PDF copy.
Embrace God’s Mission + Equip God’s People SW MN Synod Assembly Friday, June 10, 2016 11:00 – Plenary 1 Registration, orientation, displays, set-up. We’re ready for the 2016 SW MN Synod Assembly. Sliding into plenary 1 singing was led by Chad Winterfeldt, cantor of Christ Chapel, GAC. Special guests with us – Robin Steinke, native […]
As of the end of November, your synod’s total mission support is $9,846 more than last year at this time for a total of $1,449,048.34 (79.6% of the yearly budget) We made a slide show that you could use to celebrate the ministry your congregation’s mission support makes happen. It is an update of our […]
Today Presiding Bishop Eaton is calling for a day of repentance and mourning in the ELCA on Sunday, June 28. Included in her message are worship resources developed especially for this day and Bishop Eaton’s statement made the day after the shooting in Charleston. Click here for a PDF file of her message.