God's Work. Our Hands. Ministry in the Western Iowa Synod, ELCA
The Western Iowa Synod, in partnership with the churchwide organization, bears primary responsibility for the oversight of the life and mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in the western one-third of Iowa. The Western Iowa Synod is one of 65 synods in nine geographic regions of this church, with over 55,000 baptized members. There are currently 130 congregations and 1 Synodically Authorized Worshiping Community in the synod.