As we prepare for Holy Week and Easter - Jesus' journey to the depths and to resurrection - we are doing so in a much different way. As such, your synod staff and committees are working to provide some resources for you.
For your Holy Week experience, your synod staff is providing the following:
Keep checking back to this page as we add these resources for you from our synod staff.FAITH FORMATION RESOURCES for children, youth, and young adults, check out synod Youth & Young Adult website.
We are aware that many congregations are suspending worship activities at this time. To aid in communications, we are asking that you fill out this form, which will be updated periodically. We are also posting this request on Facebook, and will incorporate those responses as quickly as we can.
Updated Saturday, March 27, 2020, 11:19am EST:Read Timothy Wengert's response to Holy Communion in a Time of Quarantine (3/20/2020)
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons for this Sunday and the next few weeks; we will post them here and host on our synod YouTube channel. This Sunday’s sermon (April 5, 2020) is from Pastor Matt Steinhauer, Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Advocacy. Pastor Michael L. Jannett is posting these and continuing to post resources.
Click here to see the video or to download a written copy of our weekly sermons. (English and Spanish videos available.)
+Bishop Kevin Strickland
Updated Sunday, March 12, 2020, 10:06pm EST
How has the Southeastern Synod been responding? Check out this blog post by Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Advocacy Pr. Matt Steinhauer. We've been up to quite a lot!
Click HERE for pictures of relief efforts and cleanup, worship resources, ways to direct your material and financial resources, and HOW TO VOLUNTEER!
We wish to thank everyone for their concerns about the devastating tornado damage in middle Tennessee. We are still gathering information and will post a response soon. For now, please consider making a donation to our disaster response ministry by CLICKING HERE TO DONATE, or by clicking “GIVE NOW” in the menu and designate for Southeastern Synod Disaster Response.
Please keep all affected in your prayers.
+ In Christ, the Southeastern Synod Staff
Looking for ways to respond to God’s generous and unbounded blessings?
Have a passion for generosity and want to share?
Seeking new life and resources for your congregation’s stewardship program?
Then go to our synod stewardship page (https://www.elca-ses.org/stewardship) for resources and to learn about our G2 - Generosity and Gratitude webinar.
We have had to cancel in person workshops, but stewardship carries on.