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Spring Theological Retreat

True Confessions: How the Augsburg Confession Enlivens the Life of Your Parish

with Rev. Dr. Timothy Wengert

April 23-25, 2019 in Aberdeen

Synod Assembly

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD

May 30-June 1, 2019

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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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Synod News

Bishop Election Devotional for April 17, 2019

Read reflections by Jamie Duprey for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Through Lent, receive weekly devotions written by members of the synod as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly and Bishop Election.

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Conference Assemblies lift up names for next Bishop

During the months of February and March, each conference of the South Dakota Synod met to discuss and discern the next Bishop of the South Dakota Synod. Names were lifted up at each conference assembly and turned into the Bishop Election Committee. The Bishop Election committee gave each person time to fill out biographical information [...]

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Bishop Election Devotional for April 14, 2019

Read reflections by Pam Seefeldt for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Through Lent, receive weekly devotions written by members of the synod as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly and Bishop Election.

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Events

First Call Rostered Ministers Retreat

Rostered Ministers of the South Dakota Synod in their first call are invited to attend this year’s first call retreat on May 5-7, 2019 at Joy Ranch in Florence, SD. Your time together will begin with dinner at 6 PM on the 5th and conclude by 12 Noon  on the 7th with a boxed lunch. 

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South Dakota Synod Assembly

2019 Synod Assembly

The 2019 Synod Assembly will convene on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Registration opens April 15 and will close on May 20 at 5 PM CT. Pre-assembly events and early check-in will be available on May 30.

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Spring Theological Retreat with Timothy J. Wengert

True Confessions: How the Augsburg Confession Enlivens the Life of Your Parish Timothy J. Wengert is the Ministerium of Pennsylvania emeritus professor of Church History at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  A parish pastor for seven years in Minnesota and Wisconsin, he received his doctorate from Duke University (Durham, North Carolina, USA) in 1984 […]

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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.

Have questions regarding the Bishop Election? Please contact bishopelection@sdsynod.org and a member of the committee will reach out to you.

Bishop Election Devotions

Bishop Election Devotional for April 17, 2019

Read reflections by Jamie Duprey for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Through Lent, receive weekly devotions written by members of the synod as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly and Bishop Election.

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Bishop Election Devotional for April 14, 2019

Read reflections by Pam Seefeldt for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Through Lent, receive weekly devotions written by members of the synod as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly and Bishop Election.

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Bishop Election Devotional for April 10, 2019

Read reflections by the Rev. Dr. Lon Kvanli for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Through Lent, receive weekly devotions written by members of the synod as we prepare for the 2019 Synod Assembly and Bishop Election.

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South Dakota Synod, ELCA

2001 S Summit Ave

Sioux Falls, SD 57197

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Sioux Falls, SD 57197

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