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Synod News

New Devotions Series to begin in December

In 2020 we are preparing to celebrate 50 years of Lutheran women being ordained in the United States. Also, 2020 marks 40 years of women of color being ordained, and 10 years of LGBTQIA+ individuals being able to serve freely.

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Breaking Down Walls: South Dakota Lutherans commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down

This November marks the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down after decades of separation between East and West Germany. On November 9, 2019, South Dakota Lutherans will gather for a service of remembrance in Sioux Falls and Rapid City.

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MEET YOUR NEW BISHOP: Listen, Learn, and Care

Meet with your new bishop and synod staff for “Listen, Learn, and Care” sessions during the month of October. Bishop Constanze Hagmaier and her new associates are eager to meet with members of the South Dakota Synod.

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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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Support to Ministries

Upcoming Support to Ministries Meeting Dates.

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Candidacy Committee Meetings

Upcoming Candidacy Committee Dates and Retreats.

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