Our retired rostered ministers and their spouses gathered at the synod office on December 2, 2019, for a time of worship and fellowship. Bishop Kevin Strickland gathered these faithful ministers as he led worship and addressed those gathered. Bishop Strickland then received comments and questions from our retired ministers and their spouses. The synod staff was present to share their ministry stories and responsibilities as the support staff to the bishop and the congregations of the Southeastern Synod.
Click here to see the Photo Album from this gathering.
Focusing on the theme "Preaching in Such a Time as This: Kairos, Truth, and Prophetic Gospel," the Southeastern Synod's rostered ministers and lay leaders will hold its 2019 Leadership Convocation, October 15 -17, at Lutheridge, Arden, NC.
Our keynote speaker, the Rev. Dr. Sam Giere, Wartburg Theological Seminary, will offer a series of presentations during which we will "explore the proclamation of Jesus Christ in such a time as this (Esther 4:14), by discerning 'the times,' considering the relationship of trust and truth, and engaging the prophetic nature of the gospel of Jesus Christ."
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Click here for pictures of the Installation of Bishop Kevin Strickland.
As many of you know, last week the ELCA Churchwide Assembly adopted a resolution that, among other things, declared the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) a sanctuary denomination. Many of you are asking, “What does this mean?” Continue.
Dear Southeastern Synod Friends,
Many of you have read or heard that the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, meeting in Milwaukee last week, declared that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is now a sanctuary denomination. The action of the Assembly has received a great deal of coverage in the press, including a front-page article in the Washington Post. There has been some concern about what this action by the Assembly means for ELCA congregations and people. Here are the three questions we’ve heard most often.