50 | 40 | 10 | Devotions Series: July 1, 2020 – Deacon Katherine Eisele

We are Church. We are Called. Devotion Series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women as well as the full participation of all called into ministry. Hear from various voices around the synod in this new devotion series over the next year.

Cultivating Generous Congregations

Generous Congregations (CGC), created by “The Lake Institute on Faith and Giving,” is an interactive educational and motivational seminar. When utilized in a congregation it offers a way in which congregational vitality may be witnessed through the lens of God’s generosity.

Prayer Service with the Lutheran Church in Nicaragua

Earlier this week, we were grateful to sit down with our siblings in Christ in the Lutheran Church of Nicaragua (Iglesia Luterana de Nicaragua “Fe y Esperanza”). Watch the video above to hear updates from our companion synod and join us for a time of prayer.

Bishop Hagmaier: A Call for Prayer and Lament

Monday, June 1, 2020 was a day of prayer and lament in our church and across the nation over the loss of life due to COVID-19 and for the recent killing of George Floyd that has sparked outrage and division in our nation. Bishop Hagmaier shares her prayers and meditation.

Extending the Table, Expanding Participation | Holy Communion Resource

A worship task force of pastors in the South Dakota Synod have developed a resource for congregations to use in their discernment of how to administer Holy Communion during this time of pandemic.

ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy. Read this message from the Conference of Bishops.

50 | 40 | 10 | Devotions Series: May 27, 2020 – Rev. Cassandra Lamb

We are Church. We are Called. Devotion Series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women as well as the full participation of all called into ministry. Hear from various voices around the synod in this new devotion series over the next year.

A Pastoral Message from Bishop Hagmaier and Associates

Bishop Constanze Hagmaier and her associates issue a pastoral message to congregations and rostered ministers in the South Dakota Synod.

50 | 40 | 10 | Devotions Series: May 20, 2020 – Rev. Kris Garlick

We are Church. We are Called. Devotion Series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women as well as the full participation of all called into ministry. Hear from various voices around the synod in this new devotion series over the next year.

Renee Splichal Larson

Sermon Recording – May 24, 2020 (Easter 7)

Rev. Renee Splichal Larson, Associate to the Bishop, delivers a sermon for the Seventh Sunday in Easter. Pastor Renee preaches on John 17:1-11.