We join in Prayer. Posted yesterday, a note from Rev. Pedro Suárez, Bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod – This Time the Shooting was Around the Corner… My wife Aura and I were just finishing lunch with our son and his family. Tomorrow we close on our house in Deerfield Beach to continue our relocation […]
Conference Assembly Dates: Crow River Conference February 25 – Bethel, Lester Prairie at 2 p.m. Glacial Ridge Conference March 11 – Trinity, Alberta at 2 p.m. Great River Conference February 25 – Living Waters, Sauk Rapids at 2 p.m. Lac Qui Parle Conference February 25 – Grace, Dawson at 2 p.m. Lakeland Conference February 25 […]
We are thankful for our committee members who work closely with our circuit-conference relationships. Conference to Circuit reports are available in this Newsletter. For a list of synod partnership contacts click here.
2018 Prayer Service for Christian Unity Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church 302 Olena Ave. SW, Willmar, MN 56201 Individuals and congregations, representing several Christian denominations in southwest and west-central Minnesota, will gather together for an Ecumenical Celebration of the Word of God. The service is held as part of the […]
Forms A and C are annual forms that are to be filled out by each congregation. This information is submitted to the ELCA to help provide crucial data that assist in assessing the success of existing programs and in preparation of new resources. This data is also shared on your congregation’s full trend report on […]
The SW MN Synod office is currently looking for an Equipping Congregations Support Staff person. Please send resume to Southwestern Minnesota Synod, PO Box 499, Redwood Falls, MN 56283.
Greetings from the United Kingdom! YAGM – Rosina Halverson-Studer is from Granite Falls Lutheran. Hiya! Happy 2018! Attached is my third newsletter, which talks a bit about my holiday experience here in the UK. If you are interested in reading more about my journey, you can follow my blog by clicking here: pronetowanderyagm.wordpress.com. If you are interested […]
Winter Updates from Rwanda! YAGM – Hannah Sackett from Celebration Lutheran in Sartell. Bright-eyed and bushy-haired on our way to Akagera National Park! Highlights of the day include gallons of coffee, snacking on Pringles, a leopard spotting, and a close call with a cranky elephant. Umwaka mushya muhire (Happy new year), from Rwanda! The holiday […]
The ELCA Annual Report Covers are now available to download. The covers include: – A Message from Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton – A Litany for Annual Congregational Meeting – A Hymn: Let Us Talents and Tongues Employ – Reflections on Our Response to God’s Grace and Our Work Together Click here to download the folder-style […]
The next book will be Beyond the Offering Plate: A Holistic Approach to Stewardship by Adam J. Copeland. If you purchase the book, you can get the cost reimbursed from our Lilly funds by emailing your receipt to Carla Klawitter at Carla.firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to join the Facebook Group! Pr. Erik Karlson Will be our […]