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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 March 17, 2019

Read reflections by Rev. Wayne Gallipo for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Starting on Ash Wednesday, 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 Zellmer issues pastoral message on the New Zealand mosque shootings

Bishop David B. Zellmer, of the South Dakota Synod, issues a pastoral message in light of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Trustworthy Servants

The Conference of Bishops reviewed the document titled “Trustworthy Servants of the People of God” and said in a statement to the ELCA Church Council: “We affirm it as a timely replacement for Vision and Expectations and a faithful expression of the aspirations of the ELCA for its rostered ministers and candidates.

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Events

Discernment Retreat

Join us for a day of discernment and conversation as we consider how to use our gifts to serve as leaders in the Church.

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Boundaries Workshops

The Boundaries Workshop encourages leaders to be healthy and to lead others by modeling healthy relationships and work habits. Pastor Ryan Gage and Deacon Susan Marone will be leading two informative workshops on February 18 and February 21.

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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 March 17, 2019

Read reflections by Rev. Wayne Gallipo for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Starting on Ash Wednesday, 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 March 13, 2019

Read reflections by Rev. Herb Wounded Head for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Starting on Ash Wednesday, 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 Ash Wednesday

Read reflections by Bishop David Zellmer for the Bishop Election Devotional Series. Starting on Ash Wednesday, 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

Phone

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Fax

605-274-4028

Location

2125 S Summit Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Hours

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