Synod News

Re-Formed and Re-Shaped

At the end of October, we will once again celebrate the Reformation. Centuries ago, Martin Luther led the movement to change how the church works. One major factor was that the church had made poor decisions in the midst of a pandemic, the Bubonic Plague.

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Synod Staff Announcement

Nathalie Fida Lassang has accepted the invitation to serve as the South Dakota Synod’s companion synod coordinator. In this role, Nathalie will work and foster our long-standing relationships with the Lutheran churches in Nicaragua and Cameroon.

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Native American Day Message

Today, on Native American Day, I invite you to pause with me. We pause to pay attention to our indigenous neighbors, to acknowledge their pain and heed God’s call to seek steps to repair the breach for the sake of healing the entire body of Christ.

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Emmaus Talks: Stories from the Road

Join us for a series of Emmaus Talks: Stories from the Road beginning on October 18 from where ever you are located! Bishop Hagmaier and your synod staff will lead Bible studies, listen from you, and share with you this new journey we are on together as the South Dakota Synod.

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Synod Day

Join us for the 2020 Synod Day on November 7. This live-streamed event is open to all members of the South Dakota Synod.

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