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Join as we explore the intersections between food sovereignty, food justice, and the local foods movement happening on the Rosebud Reservation in south central South Dakota.

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Mission support is the unrestricted giving that provides the foundation and the fuel to God's work in the world. Learn more about the missions you support with your weekly offerings in this new video.

Where does my offering go?

The publication Stories of Faith in Action and the resources that go along with it are designed to share how important your weekly offering in your congregation is in sustaining and growing God’s mission.

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Synod News
Kristallnacht 80th Anniversary

Lutheran Bishops issue statement of solidarity to the Jewish Community on the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Today marks the 80th anniversary of what became known as Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass” – a turning point in Nazi anti-Semitic policy. It is an anniversary that we, as Lutherans, must pay special attention to.

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Synod Study now available for 2019 Bishop Election

The Synod Study for the 2019 Bishop Election is now available for download. This resource is available to help provide guidance throughout this synod as potential nominees for bishop are identified.

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Companion Synod News: Health promoters workshop in Nicaragua

On September 25 and 26, training was given to the health promoters of the Nicaraguan Lutheran Church “Faith and Hope” (ILFE) in Somotillo, Chinandega, on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Women’s Health.

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Community Suicide Prevention Workshops

The South Dakota Synod is hosting community suicide prevention workshops for rostered ministers, congregational leaders and members to learn the warning signs and to prevent suicides in our communities, families, and congregations.

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Partners Against Hunger: Hunger Summit

Join us at the 2018 Hunger Summit at DWU in Mitchell on Tuesday, November 13. This year’s summit will focus on food sovereignty.

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Bishop Election

2019 Bishop Election

The election for the next South Dakota Synod Bishop will be at the 2019 Synod Assembly on May 31-June 1, 2019 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD. To help prepare the synod for this election, resources and FAQs will be posted here regularly.

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