Our Vision To be as one body, doing God's work wholeheartedly with inclusivity and diversity through Word, Sacrament and compassionate service. Our Mission To offer each other and the world prayer, guidance, encouragement, tools, service and stewardship. In doing so, we believe there are no differences among us.
Situated on lush farmland, nestled within and east of the rolling Loess Hills and the storied Missouri River, the Western Iowa Synod is one of three ELCA Synods in Iowa and one of 65 ELCA Synods in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.With a diverse and faith-filled history of native people and early settlers from Europe, we are joyfully called as servants to accompany 124 congregations, nearly 50,000 baptized, and their leaders in guiding all people to God’s saving grace.
e-Spirit | e-NEWSLETTER | WESTERN IOWA SYNOD Stay informed and connected through e-Spirit, a twice-monthly, more often as needed, e-newsletter. e-Spirit endeavors to extend the Synod's Vision and Mission, while providing leadership, learning and prayer support to 124 ELCA congregations throughout Western Iowa.