DISASTER response - Hurricane Ian / Jackson, MS / Puerto Rico

"To equip, empower, and engage God's people to love and serve."

Disaster Response - Hurricanes Ian & Fiona / Jackson, MS

Disaster Ministry continues in Florida, Puerto Rico and other places in the wake of Hurricanes Ian & Fiona.  We are also helping to battle the water crisis in Jackson, MS.  Learn how to ...

Monthly Giving Focus - En Conjunto Latine Ministry Strategy

October 2022 - En Conjunto Latine Ministry Strategy Together, we are engaging communities and congregations, equipping disciples and leaders, and empowering relationships for the development...

2022 Synod Leadership Convocation

Oct 18 1:30 PM
Come and join us at the annual Leadership Convocation for the Southeastern Synod.   "Have I Got a Story to ...

2022 All TN Lutheran Youth Gathering

Nov 12 11:00 AM
2022 All TN Lutheran Youth Gathering Theme - TBA   St. Timothy LC 650 East Main Street Hendersonville, TN ...

ELCA Churchwide Assembly / Aug 8-12, 2022

Imran Siddiqui Elected Vice President of the ELCA

  We wish to congratulate Mr. Imran Siddiqui, Southeastern Synod Vice President (and member of St. John’s, Atlanta, GA), on his election to the position of ELCA Vice President.  The term ...

Guatemala Companion Synod Trip

Follow the Guatemala team's Facebook posts regarding their recent trip to one of our global companion synods.

Germany Companion Synod Trip

Check out links to some of our photos and our daily journal on our Germany companion synod page.

2022 Synod Assembly Wrap-Up

2022 Synod Assembly - June 3-5, 2022 Chattanooga Convention Center

2024 ELCA Youth Gathering - We're Heading to New Orleans!!!

Bishop Strickland: "A Prayer for Ukraine"

VIDEO: Our Synod...Thriving

Check out this video which shares the vision of the Southeastern Synod...as we EQUIP, EMPOWER, and ENGAGE God's people to love and serve!

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness worship service

Hark! The Herald Facebookers Sing!
Oct 11 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 11, 7-8:30pm ET / 6-7:30pm CT Liking, commenting, and sharing on Facebook is a ...

Disaster Coordinators Gathering
Oct 13 7:00 PM
Topic: Congregations supporting Congregations in times of disaster Attention congregational and ...

Region 9 Boundaries & Inclusion Training
Oct 15 10:00 AM
In July 2019, the bishops of the synods of Region 9 of the ELCA (VA, NC, SC, SE, FB, and Caribbean) agreed to a Region 9 Bishops’ Relational Agreement for boundaries, candidacy, and call process. —The ELCA Region 9 Bishops’ Relational Agreement for Boundaries, Candidacy, and Call Process The Region 9 Agreement begins: “Committed to always reforming for the health of leaders, vitality of congregations, and the flourishing of the gospel of Jesus ...

Evangelism Workshop: Being True to the Gospel
Oct 16 3:00 PM
There are times when we hear the Gospel, and it’s uncomfortable.  What happens when others don’t ...

World Food Day Celebration
Oct 16 5:00 PM
Ms. Allison Lizdas (Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Advocacy in the Southeastern Synod) ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Oct 18
Cross of Life, Roswell

2022 Synod Leadership Convocation
Oct 18 1:30 PM
Come and join us at the annual Leadership Convocation for the Southeastern Synod.   "Have I Got a ...

GLAAD Spirit Day
Oct 20
On October 20, 2022, millions will wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and in ...

Fall Family Camp Weekend at Lutheranch
Oct 21
Are you ready for a taste of summer camp in the fall? Join us for this weekend of summer camp fun ...

Women's Rest & Renewal at Lutheranch
Oct 21
Are you ready for a getaway just for YOU? Join us at Lutheranch for a weekend of meaningful Bible ...

Synod Prayer Team
Oct 24 11:00 AM
PRAYER SESSION is (mostly) the 4th Monday of each month at 11am ET / 10am CT Do not be anxious about...

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Oct 25 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Region 9 Boundaries & Inclusion Training
Oct 27 10:00 AM
In July 2019, the bishops of the synods of Region 9 of the ELCA (VA, NC, SC, SE, FB, and Caribbean) agreed to a Region 9 Bishops’ Relational Agreement for boundaries, candidacy, and call process. —The ELCA Region 9 Bishops’ Relational Agreement for Boundaries, Candidacy, and Call Process The Region 9 Agreement begins: “Committed to always reforming for the health of leaders, vitality of congregations, and the flourishing of the gospel of Jesus ...

Advent Lectionary Study for Year A with Samantha Gilmore
Oct 31 1:00 PM
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 1-4pm ET / Noon-3pm CT Assistant Professor of Homiletics Dr. Samantha ...

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Nov 06
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Renewal Retreat for Healthcare Workers at Lutheranch
Nov 11
Healthcare workers, we all know the toll that the pandemic has taken on you. We want to give you a ...

2022 All TN Lutheran Youth Gathering
Nov 12 11:00 AM
2022 All TN Lutheran Youth Gathering Theme - TBA   St. Timothy LC 650 East Main Street ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Nov 15
Cross of Life, Roswell

IGNITE - Synod Evangelism Event
Nov 19 10:00 AM
IT'S TIME TO LIGHT A FIRE... at the Southeastern Synod's IGNITE event We will gather online across...

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Nov 22 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Synod Prayer Team
Nov 28 11:00 AM
PRAYER SESSION is (mostly) the 4th Monday of each month at 11am ET / 10am CT Do not be anxious about...

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Dec 04
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Retired Rostered Ministers Advent Luncheon
Dec 06 11:00 AM
All retired rostered ministers of the Southeastern Synod are invited to an Advent luncheon. If you ...

Synod Prayer Team
Dec 19 11:00 AM
PRAYER SESSION is (mostly) the 4th Monday of each month at 11am ET / 10am CT Do not be anxious about...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Dec 20
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Dec 27 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Jan 01
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Southeastern Synod Holy Land Pilgrimage
Jan 01
Overview "Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Jan 17
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Jan 24 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Feb 05
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Feb 21
Cross of Life, Roswell

2023 All GA Lutheran Youth Gathering
Feb 24
ALL GEORGIA 2023 February 24-26, 2023 We will be gathering IN-PERSON Location: CAMP GRACE, Roberta, GA This gathering is for all youth (6th-12th grade) of the Southeastern Synod ALL ARE WELCOME Cost is $120 / participant.    REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN FALL of 2022

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Feb 28 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Mar 05
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Mar 21
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Mar 28 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Apr 02
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Apr 18
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Apr 25 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
May 07
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
May 16
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
May 23 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Jun 04
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

AFFIRM
Jun 11
Affirm is a Summer Youth Event of the ELCA Southeastern Synod typically held at the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Alabama.  Affirm nurtures faith, equips youth leaders for today and tomorrow, and trains youth in discipleship skills.  Affirm is for youth who have completed grades 6-12 and the Young Adult and Youth Ministry Institute (YAYMI) is held simultaneously with AFFIRM For college freshman and sophomores interested in exploring a...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Jun 20
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Jun 27 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Jul 02
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

ELCA Rostered Ministers Gathering
Jul 17
Phoenix, AZ As a Rostered Minister in the ELCA, you are invited to join colleagues under the theme ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Jul 18
Cross of Life, Roswell

Mary Magdalene, Apostle
Jul 22
Ruth 1:6-18; Exodus 2:1-10 (alternate); Psalm 73:23-28; Acts 13:26-33a; John 20:1-2, 11-18 (White)

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Jul 25 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

James, Apostle (transferred)
Jul 26
1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 7:1-10; Acts 11:27--12:3a; Mark 10:35-45 (Scarlet or Red)

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Aug 06
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Aug 15
Cross of Life, Roswell

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Aug 22 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Sep 03
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Conference 5 Deanery Meeting
Sep 19
Cross of Life, Roswell

Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
Sep 21
Ezekiel 2:8--3:11; Psalm 119:33-40; Ephesians 2:4-10; Matthew 9:9-13 (Scarlet or Red)

MS/AL Coast Deanery Meeting
Sep 26 11:00 AM
10:00 a.m. Central Time Meeting on 3/24/2020 will take place via ZOOM.

Ministerio de Oracion y Palabra
Oct 01
Shepherd of the Hills (Birmingham) holds a Word and Prayer Ministry in Spanish the 1st Sunday of ...

Monthly Giving Focus - Gathered by Grace
September 2022 - Gathered By Grace, Montgomery, AL   Gathered by Grace is a community of young ...

2022 ELCA Churchwide Assembly Wrap-Up
Update - 9/1/2022   SUMMARY OF ACTIONS OF THE 2022 CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY Prepared by the Office of the...

Bishop Strickland Addresses Siblings in Christ in Tennessee
October 4, 2022   Siblings in Christ in the State of Tennessee and those who hold positions of ...

Monthly Giving Focus - En Conjunto Latine Ministry Strategy
October 2022 - En Conjunto Latine Ministry Strategy Together, we are engaging communities and ...

ELCA Vital Congregations Training – Fall 2022
Is your congregation ready to take some steps (even small steps) toward renewal or revitalization? ...

2023 Morton Fund Grants for Ministry in East Tennessee:
Each year the Synod Council awards grants of various sizes from the Morton Fund to support ministry ...

2023 Synod Grants – Upcoming deadlines
Applications for Vitality Grants / Outreach Grants / Multicultural Grants are due by noon  October ...

Bishop Strickland Appoints Interim Synod Vice President
Dear Church, We give thanks for the ELCA Churchwide election of Imran Siddiqui as ELCA VP. I  am ...

Imran Siddiqui Elected Vice President of the ELCA
  We wish to congratulate Mr. Imran Siddiqui, Southeastern Synod Vice President (and member of St. ...

2022 ELCA Churchwide Assembly
2022 ELCA CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY WEBSITE:  https://www.elca.org/churchwideassembly For the Assembly Wrap-Up, click HERE   Update - 8/11/2022 For Livestream access, go to the ELCA's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/c/elca ELCA Churchwide Assemblies, which take place every three years, are the primary decision-making body of this church and are a process of communal spiritual discernment. When the Assembly convenes, its voting members meet ...

2022 Synod Assembly Wrap-Up
UNMUTE YOURSELF was our theme for the 2022 Southeastern Synod Assembly. FOR THE FULL ASSEMBLY ...

Holy Closure: From Death to Life
“For everything, there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and...

Bishop Strickland Shares an Update on Bishop Megan Rohrer and Sierra Pacific Synod
Para español, haga clic aquí June 6, 2022 Dear church, Since December, the ELCA has been in turmoil...

Foros de Voces, Vidas y Visiones del año 2022
Bienvenidas/os a los foros de Voces, Vidas y Visiones del año 2022. A través de las conversaciones y...

SESLYO Board Openings
Good people of the Southeastern Synod:  Our Lutheran Youth Organization of the Southeastern Synod ...

Southeastern Synod Swag is Now Available!!!
If you would like Southeastern Synod Swag, polo shirts, jackets, pretty much anything you can put ...

Passion Collective - Welcoming New Applicants!
Contact Pr. Andrew Rickel for more information at andrew@gracepeople.org.     Intern at Grace House!...

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America observes 35th anniversary
Chicago (April 24, 2022) – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will observe its 35th...

Join the 2022 Southeastern Synod Assembly REVIVAL Choir!!!
Contact Pr. Mardy Ringer for more details:    mardyringer@gmail.com | 404-840-3892

ELCA Young Adults: "Welcome to ABIDE!"
What is Abide? Abide is a small group ministry hosted by ELCA Young Adults. Young adults can ...

Time to Update that Contact Information
From time to time we change our congregation's email or internet providers, our office phone numbers...

Will You Share Your Story?
Will you tell your story?  We are inviting you to share a 3–5-minute video (on a cell phone is just...

Ukraine Crisis: Mapping Your Impact through Lutheran Disaster Response
In a Facebook Post from the ELCA Facebook Page, on 3/15/2022: You have helped raise more than $1 ...

2023 Domestic Hunger Grants
FROM THE ELCA WORLD HUNGER TEAM: Dear partners and friends of ELCA World Hunger, Registration for...

Synod Staff Updates - Spring 2022
Bp. Kevin Strickland​ Dear Church,   It is a joy and a blessing to do this work together and work that I alone as your bishop could or would not be able to do alone. I am grateful for a dedicated and faithful staff. In January, Pastor Matt Steinhauer retired as a parish pastor from Faith Lutheran in Lebanon, TN. He also concluded his call in serving as our Assistant to the Bishop for Advocacy. Pastor Steinhauer’s work in adding and ...

Upcoming Events Quarterly Brochure - March - June 2022
Check out the Quarterly Update for March - June 2022. ​Click HERE.

Bishop's Lenten Visits with Renewal of Vows and Chrism Mass
Rostered Ministers (retired or active) are invited to join Bishop Kevin Strickland at one of these services for an opportunity to renew your ordination vows, receive oils for use in ministry rites, receive Holy Communion, and gather with one another in prayer. Following each of these services, Bishop Strickland will offer a time of conversation. Spouses are also welcome to attend these services. As well, lay church staff members are welcomed and ...

Dr. Mark Ellingsen Television Appearance: "At the Table"
An interview with Dr. Ellingsen will appear in the 2nd half of the “At the Table” episode that is scheduled to air on AIB Network on the following schedule during the month of February: Tuesdays @ 8PM @ 8PM Wednesday, 9:30AM & 7:30PM Thursdays @ 12PM & 6:30PM Fridays @ 2PM & 10:30PM Saturdays @ 10:30AM & 10PM Sundays @ 8:30AM & 2:30PM The program will air on-line on the AIB website:  https://aibtv.com/aibeverywhere/ This show will also air on ...

Form A & C Parochial Reports
Every year, congregations are asked to complete "Form A" and "Form C" for the ELCA's statistical ...

2022 Vital Congregations Training
[Click HERE to see the 2022 Congregational Vitality REPORT for more information] Dear Leaders, ...

Youth Day at the Capitol
To our YOUNG PEOPLE (ages 12-17) of the Southeastern Synod - we are hoping you can join us for this ...

2021 Reports to Bishop Kevin Strickland
All rostered leaders (pastors and deacons) file a report to the Bishop every year so that our synod bishop can better know and support our leaders.    We ask that all retired leaders fill out these forms, as well.    All rostered leaders will receive a separate email with a link to an online form for submission.  Be on the lookout.   If you do not receive an email by Friday, January 24, 2022, please contact Assistant to the Bishop Rev. Michael ...

Boy Scouts of America - Bankruptcy Filing
UPDATE on 12/6/2021: The voting deadline for the Boy Scout bankruptcy plan has been extended until ...

Advent & Christmas Formation Tools for Children and Adults
Advent and Christmas Devotions, Crafts, Teaching Tools, and Worship resources abound! Check out the...

VIRTUAL Advent Pilgrimage in Palestine
Advent Pilgrimage in Palestine is a four-week virtual pilgrimage from the ELCA’s Peace Not Walls and...

Episcopal and Lutheran bishops in Georgia Respond to the Verdict in the McMichaels-Bryan Case
DOWNLOAD PDF of letter HERE.  November 24, 2021 Episcopal and Lutheran bishops in Georgia respond ...

25 Mile Journey to Bethlehem
As we prepare our hearts and minds for the recognition of Christ Jesus and his birth, we encourage ...

ITC's 11th Presidential Installation Ceremony for President Matthew Wesley Williams
Read the full article about President William's installation HERE. + + + + + The ...

Candidacy Update - Nov 2021
The Candidacy meeting dates and materials deadlines for 2022 are listed below. If you have plans to...

Atlanta Warming Centers and Cold Weather Stations
Salvation Army Cold Weather Program Free and open to men, women and families experiencing ...

2021 MILAGRO GALA WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
A first time donor and frequent MILAGRO supporters won the drawing for the handmade quilt and ...

Webinar on Climate Justice Conducted by LIRS
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services conducted a webinar on Climate Justice which delves into ...

Being Here Podcast
https://porticobenefits.org/podcasts/ From the Portico webstie: Welcome to Being Here, a podcast ...

German Companion Synod Trip Announced
June 28 - July 10, 2022 Our synod has a partner synod in Germany!   It is known as the Lutheran ...

Guatemala: Empowering Young Women with Education and Life Skills (LWF article)
This article was originally published on The Lutheran World Federation's Facebook page, September ...

2023 Holy Land Trip Announced
“4 Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight, ...

Mercy Church: an Atlanta-Based Ministry Seeking Your Help
Here is a letter from Pr. Gary Christensen, an advocate for Mercy Community Church, Atlanta, GA:   ...

Hispanic Heritage Month - 9/15-10/15/2021
The En Conjunto Ministry has been working on resources for ally congregations and especially in time...

DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS: A FLEXIBLE, FAMILY-FOCUSED CHARITABLE GIVING OPTION
FROM THE ELCA FOUNDATION "insights" e-news: Often referred to as “charitable checkbooks,” ...

Subscribe to Administration Matters today!
Administration Matters is a bimonthly electronic newsletter for ELCA church leaders. It addresses common, practical issues including finance, governance, risk management, and tax and legal concerns, as well as other topics of interest about day-to-day operations and management in church settings.   If you wish to subscribe to the Administration Matters e-newsletter, you can do so by logging in to https://blogs.elca.org/adminmatters/ (see left ...

Welcome Rev. Derrick Rice - New Director of the Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta (LTCA).
The Christian Community and Leadership Home Area of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ...

ELCA Youth Gathering - COVID: Updates & FAQs
Gathering leadership is proceeding with plans for the 2022 Gathering, with registration to open ...

Shelter for Hurricane Ian Evacuations at Camp
For all those seeking shelter from Hurricane Ian, NovusWay is offering three of its sites to serve ...

Why Is It So Hard to Ask?
One of the crucial things to remember about the people that we strive to honor and advocate for on ...

Meet Ms. Allison Lizdas - Assistant to the Bishop for Advocacy
Greetings! My name is Allison Lizdas and I am the new Assistant to the Bishop for Advocacy and I ...

Soldier Statue Removal
Just when I think that things are hopeless and that there’s no justice in this world, something ...

Responding to the Water Crisis in Mississippi
Water Crisis! On August 30, 2022, the pumps failed at the water treatment plant in Jackson, MS, and...

European Crisis Response
Eastern Europe Crisis Response A partnership between Lutheran World Federation and Lutheran Disaster Response MAKE A FINANCIAL GIFT     Since the beginning of Russia’s war against Ukraine on Feb. 24, millions of people have fled the country and are seeking refuge in neighboring countries including Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. There are major humanitarian concerns for both internally displaced people and refugees. Many ...

Bishop Strickland on Generosity
Bishop Kevin Strickland Our culture measures blessing as money and has completely forgotten, or never known, that it is God who is the originator of blessing. God’s not against money. Gather it up. Pass it out. We are living in the story of the abundance that God has provided for us. Spreading wealth, God made us who we are as God’s people. As the church---stewards of God’s radically different message—we hold a sacred treasure of truth....

[Spanish] sermón - Duodecimo domingo después de Pentecostés - Año C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so churches who do not gather for worship due to the coronavirus have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 28, 2022) is from Pr. Morgan Gordy (Southeastern Synod) and translated by Pr. Julie Crosby.   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this ...

Sermon - 12th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches that do not gather for worship due to the coronavirus have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 28, 2022) is from Pr. P. M. Gordy of the Southeastern Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so you can more easily ...

[Spanish] sermón - Undecimo domingo después de Pentecostés - Año C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship due to the coronavirus have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 21, 2022) is from Pr. Michael Jannett (Southeastern Synod) and translated by Pr. Julie Crosby.   Click below to view the VIDEO version ...

Sermon - 11th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 21, 2022) is from Pr. Michael Jannett of the Southeastern Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so you can more ...

Disaster Volunteers Needed
There are many places in great need of extra hands to help people recover from disasters in GA, TN, ...

Hurricane Preparedeness
Prepare for Hurricanes Know Your Hurricane Risk Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Find out ...

Sermon - 10th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Ninth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 14, 2022) is from Bishop Kevin Strickland of the Southeastern Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so you can more ...

[Spanish] sermón - Noveno domingo después de Pentecostés - Año C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Ninth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 7, 2022) is from Pr Patti Axel (Southeastern Synod) and translated by Pr. Julie Crosby.   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this...

Sermon - 9th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Ninth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (August 7, 2022) is from Assistant to the Bishop Pr. Patti Axel of the Southeastern Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so ...

Sermon - 8th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Eighth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 31st, 2022) is from Bishop Bob Humphrey of the Virginia Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so you can more easily ...

[Spanish] sermón - Septimo domingo después de Pentecostés - Año C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Seventh Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 24, 2022) is from Pr Jorge Leone (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr ...

Sermon - 7th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Seventh Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 24th, 2022) is from Pr. Kelly Bayer Derrick of the Virginia Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more ...

June / July 2022 - Visit to Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria
This is a collection of Facebook posts from our delegation who traveled to the area of Augsburg, ...

Sermon - 6th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Sixth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 17th, 2022) is from Pr. Dave Delaney of the Virginia Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

[Spanish] sermón - Quinto domingo después de Pentecostés - Año C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Fifth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 10, 2022) is from Pr Jorge Leone (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Jorge...

Sermon - 5th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Fifth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 10th, 2022) is from Pr. John Wertz of the Virginia Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

[Spanish] Sermon - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Fourth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 3, 2022) is from Pr Jorge Leone (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Jorge...

Sermon - 4th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Fourth Sunday after Pentecost sermon (July 3rd, 2022) is from Pr. John Wwrtz of the South Carolina Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more ...

[Spanish] Sermon - Third Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Third Sunday after Pentecost sermon (June 26, 2022) is from Pr Emily Edenfield (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr ...

Sermon - 3rd Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Third Sunday after Pentecost sermon (June 26, 2022) is from Pr. Emily Edenfield of the South Carolina Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more ...

[Spanish] Sermon - Second Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Second Sunday after Pentecost sermon (June 19, 2022) is from Bp Ginny Aebischer (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr ...

Sermon - 2nd Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Second Sunday after Pentecost sermon (June 19, 2022) is from Bishop Ginny Aebischer of the South Carolina Synod.   You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can ...

[Spanish] Sermon - Holy Trinity Sunday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Holy Trinity Sunday sermon (June 12, 2022) is from Pastor Rick Carter (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Jorge ...

Sermon - Holy Trinity Sunday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Holy Trinity Sunday sermon (June 12, 2022) is from Pastor Rick Carter of the South Carolina Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert...

[Spanish] Sermon - Pentecost Sunday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Pentecost Sunday sermon (June 5, 2022) is from Pastor James Henricks (South Carolina Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr  for ...

Sermon - Pentecost Sunday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Pentecost Sunday sermon (June 5, 2022) is from Pastor James Henricks of the South Carolina Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 7th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 6th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 29, 2022) is from Pastor Jonathan Hemphill (Southeastern Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Julie ...

Sermon - 7th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 6th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 29, 2022) is from Pastor Jonathan Hemphill of the Southeastern Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

Bridget's "Reconciling in Christ" Story
Bridget, a members St. Timothy, Hendersonville, TN, shares the importance of the ministry of ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 6th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 6th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 22, 2022) is from Pastor P. Morgan Gordy (Southeastern Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Julie ...

Sermon - 6th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 6th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 22, 2022) is from Pastor P. Morgan Gordy of the Southeastern Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 5th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 5th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 15, 2022) is from Pastor Patti Axel (Southeastern Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Julie Crosby ...

Sermon - 5th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 5th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 15, 2022) is from Pastor Patti Axel of the Southeastern Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 4th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 4th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 8, 2022) is from Pastor Justin Eller (Southeastern Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Julie Crosby...

Sermon - 4th Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 4th Sunday of Easter sermon (May 8, 2022) is from Pastor Justin Eller of the Southeastern Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 3rd Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 3rd Sunday of Easter sermon (May 1, 2022) is from Pastor Michael Jannett (Southeastern Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Julie ...

Sermon - 3rd Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 3rd Sunday of Easter sermon (May 1, 2022) is from Pastor Michael Jannett of the Southeastern Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

[Spanish] Sermon - 2nd Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 2nd Sunday of Easter sermon (April 24, 2022)   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to Pr Jorge Leone for today's sermon.  

Sermon - 2nd Sunday of Easter - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This 2nd Sunday of Easter sermon (April 24, 2022) is from Pastor Kelly Bayer Derrick of the Virginia Synod You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily ...

[Spanish] Sermon - Resurrection of our Lord - Easter Day - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Resurrection of our Lord - Easter Day sermon (April 17, 2022) is from Bishop Bob Humphrey (Virginia Synod).   Click below to view the VIDEO version of this sermon.  Many thanks to...

Sermon - Resurrection of our Lord - Easter Day - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Resurrection of the Lord - Easter Day sermon (April 17, 2022) is from Bishop Bob Humphrey of the Virginia Synod You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more ...

Sermon - Good Friday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Good Friday sermon (April 15, 2022) is from Pastor Colleen Montgomery of the Virginia Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert this ...

Sermon - Maundy Thursday - Year C
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already; these are also available to give preachers a respite, and for a congregation to hear another voice from the pulpit. This Maundy Thursday sermon (April 14, 2022) is from Pastor John Werrtz, Jr. of the Virginia Synod. You may DOWNLOAD the sermon for this Sunday so that you can more easily insert ...

Feeding the Hungry - Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Augusta, GA
  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Augusta, GA was one of the six founding churches of Downtown Cooperative Church Ministries in 1978. It has helped people in many ways, but the work always involved food. Resurrection’s commitment has remained constant over the years, contributing money, board members and volunteers. Today DCCM is the largest food bank in the Augusta area.  Several years ago my pastor asked me to be our church’s ...

Salem, Parrottsville, TN - Celebrates 177 Years of Minsitry
We had a wonderful sermon by Bishop Kevin Strickland and a Delicious Meal after church! We had a ...

Supporting Local Hospital - St. Mark's, Huntsville, GA
Dropping off "God's Work. Our Hands." donations for patients at Huntsville Hospital for Women & ...

Zion, Guyton, GA - 150th Anniversary
On Sunday, September 11, 2022, the faithful followers of Jesus at Zion, Guyton, GA, gathered for ...

St. Luke Works to Forgive nearly $1,000,000 in Medical Debt
Working in conjunction with the charity, RIP Medical Debt, the people of St. Luke in McDonough, ...

When Some Becomes Much
“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should ...

Fun and Fellowship on Food Truck Friday
A story from Resurrection Lutheran Church, in Newnan, GA, on Friday, May 13, 2022: What an AMAZING ...

Thoughtful, Comedic Skit Marks Easter
Picture above:  Baptism candidates, from left, Kandie Shubeck, Mike Kemper and Mary Ann Collins try...

ShowerUP
When Paul came to pick up the items he said, "WOW you guys did really great. I have mega churches ...

Jerusalem, Rincon, GA - Vaccination Site!!!
We thank the people of Jerusalem, Rincon, GA, as they staffed and assisted with another round of ...

Good Shepherd, Garden City, GA - CANNED FOOD DRIVE
Members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Garden City, GA, collected canned food items to donate to ...

Shades Valley Lutheran Church (Birmingham, AL) - God's Work , Our Hands
     Shades Valley Lutheran Church had 3 options for our church members to do for God's Work, Our ...

First Lutheran Church of Nashville God's Work, Our Hands 2021
Members of First Lutheran, Nashville, spent God's Work, Our Hands Sunday, September 12, helping to ...

Christ Our Shepherd - Peachtree City, GA - God's Work. Our Hands.
God’s Work, Our Hands! 2021 Christ Our Shepherd Peachtree City, GA Disaster Mission Team at work in ...

St. Timothy Lutheran Church God's Work, Our Hands
The St. Timothy Lutheran Church congregation created more than 800 sacks of kindness to give to ...

TONS of Gratitude Sunday - Messiah LC, Madison, AL
Check out the PHOTO ALBUM here... Check out Messiah LC's BLOG POST HERE. "Comforters" from Messiah...

Rummage Sale Exceeds Expectations
In July Peace Lutheran Church in Spring Hill, TN received donations of stuff from the community, ...

Little Free Library
Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small, front-yard book exchanges number more than...

40 For Lent
40 Days of Lent.   40 miles.  $40 to ELCA World Hunger.      --->     #40forLent Why a "hunger walk"...

Feeding the Hungry in Jackson, MS
During 2021, Synod hunger ministries and their service to their communities will be ...

Gifts Held Loosely
One of my favorite descriptions of stewardship is, “When God gives you a gift, hold it loosely.”  I ...

Action, Not Words
PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH TACKLES FOOD INSECURITY Action rather than words! This phrase became the ...

Christmas 2020: Remember The Prisoner
Christmas 2020:  Remember The Prisoner Hygiene Bags for West Tennessee State Penitentiary – Women’s Therapeutic Residential Center   Before Covid-19 I went to prison every Tuesday and first Saturday of each month.  I always returned to the freeworld at the end of my approved time to be in the prison.  Since mid-February, visitors and volunteers, such as me, have been unable to enter the prison because of Covid-19. I remain captivated by the ...

Election Day in the US for a Poll Chaplain
Picture:  Pastor Nancy Christensen outside the Lucky Shoals Park Community Center Polling Site, ...

Thanksgiving Meals given to over 100 families
Utilitzing Thrivent Action Teams and soliciting members of St. John's Lutheran and people in our ...

Community Garden
Community Garden Ministry Christ Lutheran Church and Kiswahili Lutheran Mission has been a refuge ...

Education Advocacy
INTERVENTION BY KISWAHILI LUTHERAN MISSION AND  CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH AND INSPIRITUS (Nashville, ...

God's Work. Our Hands.
For our day of service, we worked at our community garden. Our intergenerational team planted seeds,...

COVID-19 Food Insecurity Grant - Celebration, Mt Juliet, TN
Celebration Lutheran is 1 of 15 congregations selected by The Southeastern Synod to receive the ...

Providing Books and Activitiy Bags to the Children in our Community
We delivered 100s of books (Pre-K - 4th Grade) and many Activity Bags filled with crayons, coloring ...

A Heart for Art
Faith Lutheran Church in Clay, Alabama is a Community Partner of nearby Clay Elementary School. We ...

745 Inspirations!!!
On Saturday, May 23, 2020 at a drop-off station at the St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN, 745...

On This Corner for a Reason
Located at the corner of Jackson and Willett, Peace Lutheran Church in Memphis has ministered to the...

Providing Needs After the Nashville Tornado
In the midst of the devastation from the March 3rd tornado in Nashville, St. John's continued ways ...

Come Bloom with Us!
These daffodils  may not look like all that much from this one photo, but there continue to be lots ...

Food For Families in Need
Partnering with a Middle School in our community, we at St. John's in Nashville provided over 200 ...

Meals on Wheels "Thanksgiving Edition" in Macon, GA
The people and neighbors of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Macon, GA, worked together to ...

Epiphany Lutheran Blessing of the Pets
Epiphany Lutheran in Collierville, TN recently conducted its annual Blessing of the Pets on ...

Quilt for VBS 2018 and Advent Children's Ministry
The quilting group meets once or twice per month making quilts for missions and community support. 

MyCanvas - Nashville Predator's Featured Charities
  MyCanvas – a program of Lutheran Services in Tennessee – has been chosen as one of the Nashville ...

DEM Wayne Fell Joins Epiphany Lutheran Church for Worship
Epiphany Lutheran Church in Collierville welcomed Director for Evangelical Mission Wayne Fell in ...

Back to School with Our Partner School, Two Rivers Middle!
We gathered a carload of school supplies for our partner school, Two Rivers Middle, delivered them ...

Partnership with Clay Elementary
One Sunday each month during the summer, Faith Lutheran has come together to work on an outreach ...

St. John's Nashville - Painting Bathrooms for our Partner School.
We furthered our "partnership" with Two Rivers Middle School by painting several of their bathrooms....

World Council of Churches - 2018 International AIDS Conference
We congratulate Ms. Karson Thompson of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Decatur GA, Southeastern Synod ...

Nights Alive
Nights Alive is an affordable summer mini-camp that is just for middle schoolers.  This year's ...

Let The Little Children Come
At St. Luke Lutheran Church, Cordova, TN, as Jesus did, we welcome children of all ages as integral ...

Blessing Bag Ministry at St. John's in Nashville
Blessing Bag Ministry at St. John’s is designed to help care for our sisters and brothers in need ...

The Spirit is blowing hard at Nativity Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, GA
On Pentecost 2018, Nativity Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, GA celebrated 5 years as an official ELCA ...

Church Community Garden Mother's Day
Epiphany Lutheran Church, Collierville, TN. held a church community garden Mothers Day event on ...

2022 Leadership Convocation

"Have I Got a Story to Tell You...Come and See" - The 2022 ELCA Southeastern Synod Leadership Convocation takes place at Lutheridge (Arden, NC) - Tuesday, October 18 - Thursday, October 20.

Diversity and Justice

This section of our website is dedicated to Diversity and Justice. Click the links below to visit our Diversity and Justice Ministries:

Ministries

As one of 65 synods in the ELCA, we are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the communities that we serve. Together we extend our ministry and our reach around the country and around the world. We are church. We are Lutheran. We are church together. We are church for the sake of the world.