Rostered Ministers Gathering
Mark your calendars for Aug. 7-10, 2017, when the ELCA will host its first ever Rostered Ministers Gathering in Atlanta. This will be an opportunity for our Rostered Ministers to assemble for worship, education, and fellowship. We will gather under the theme, “On the Way ... Together,” using the Emmaus Road story (Luke 24:13-35) to guide our time together. More info here... or keep up to date via Facebook!
If you are interested in participating in synod transportation please contact Pastor Lorna Halaas or the synod office at 712-732-4968.
SAVE THE DATE! - Fall Theological Conference
The 2017 Tri-Synodical Fall Conference for rostered leaders will be held at the Sheraton, West Des Moines from September 24-26, 2017. Speakers Anna Madsen and Bishop Guy Erwin will address the: the theme “The Reformation: What’s at Stake? Then and Now.” Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will also be in attendance for a presentation and to preach and preside at the Monday evening communion service. Registration will be available on-line beginning July 1.
Other Events of Interest
Join us Oct. 27-28 for a Reformation Festival featuring speakers and workshops addressing key Reformation themes in theology and music.
Attend a performance on Friday evening by the National Lutheran Choir of "Holy Spirit Mass," a new choral work commissioned for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, at Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis. Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen has been commissioned to write this significant new work.
On Saturday afternoon, the festival will conclude with a worship service at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will preach and local church choirs will sing.
Register now for this historic celebration! Hosted by Luther Seminary and the National Lutheran Choir and sponsored by Central Lutheran Church More info here!
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