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New Woyatan Retreat Center

Be a part of the Woyatan Retreat Center building project. Volunteers and financial support is needed to help build and furnish the new retreat center at Woyatan Lutheran in Rapid City.

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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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.

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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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Hope in the Heartland

Imagining our future as small congregations February 2, 2019 Eight synods from across the Midwest will be participating at 21 local gathering sites for a day of discovery and partnership. This conference will be most helpful for congregations with up to 100 people in worship on a weekly basis. For questions on this event, please […]

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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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