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Joint Letter on Welcoming the Stranger

Bishop Constanze Hagmaier of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA and Bishop Jonathan Folts of the Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota send a joint letter to Governor Noem calling to welcome the stranger among us and engage in dialogue seeking resolution for the crisis at the US/Mexico border.

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Keep the Campfires Burning

Bishop Constanze Hagmaier of the South Dakota Synod invites you to the Keep the Campfires Burning campaign with Lutherans Outdoors. The Keep the Campfires Burning campaign is a comprehensive effort to raise important dollars to ensure the ministry of Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota for generations to come.

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Synod Assembly Registration

Online Registration is now open for voting members for the 2021 Virtual Synod Assembly. Learn more here.

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EQHR Core Essentials: The Foundation of Emotional Intelligence Virtual Workshop

Research indicates that strong emotional intelligence (EQ) is essential for being an outstanding leader. This highly interactive workshop, designed for faith-based leaders, will improve human relations skills by focusing on the four essential areas of EQ.

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Synod Assembly – Ministry Meet & Greet

Synod Assembly – Ministry Meet & Greet
A fun evening event to highlight partners in ministry in conjunction with the South Dakota Synod Assembly.

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Virtual Synod Assembly

Virtual Synod Assembly
June 4-5, 2021

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