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Pie and Coffee with the Bishop

Join us for pie and coffee with Bishop Zellmer at one of the seven locations; August 15-Sept. 12. We will have three tracks for presidents, rostered ministers, and youth leaders.


Bishop's Blast

Support leadership recruitment in the South Dakota Synod with Bishop Zellmer for a day of recreation out at Hunter’s Pointe Sporting Clays in Humboldt, SD on August 29, 2017.


Fall Theological with Dr. Rolf Jacobson

Join your colleagues in Pierre for Fall Theological on September 24-26. This year's guest theologian is Dr. Rolf Jacobson who will be presenting on The Psalms: Faith Out Loud. Register by Sept. 8.


2018 ELCA Youth Gathering

ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2018 gathering. Registration opens September 15.


Partners Against Hunger: Hunger Summit

Join the South Dakota Partners Against Hunger for the 2017 Hunger Summit on November 8, 2017 at Dakota Wesleyan.


The South Dakota Synod is one of the 65 Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a church so deeply and confidently rooted in the Gospel of God’s grace that we are free to give our lives joyfully in witness and service.  The South Dakota Synod consists of over 200 congregations with approximately 340 rostered leaders.

Please check back often to find updated information and resources. We work to keep our leaders informed and connected.

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