Professional Leaders Conference

2020 PLC

The Rev. Dr. Emlyn Ott will be the keynote speaker at the 2020 Professional Leaders Conference, September 21-23, 2020. Dr. Ott is an ordained pastor in the Evangelical¬†Lutheran Church in America and has served as a parish¬†pastor, campus minister, pastoral counselor, leader, and seminary professor for over 25 years. She…
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General information about PLC

The NIS Professional Leaders Conference is the key yearly opportunity for synod leaders to experience collegiality and connect with what is going on in our Synod. All NIS professional leaders (rostered leaders, seminary students, and paid professional congregational leaders) and their spouses are encouraged to come and share in this opportunity.

Please bring a copy of the ELW (Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymnal) for worship.

Free Time

Free time activities will include golfing, biking, hiking the trails and walking the labyrinth at Sinsinawa, and visiting sites in Galena or Dubuque. Sign-up sheets will be available at registration. Please bring your own sporting equipment and favorite games to share.

Sinsinawa Mound Center

Sinsinawa Mound offers retreats, conferences, and workshops as well as opportunities for private and directed retreats, relaxation, rest, and renewal in a comfortable rural setting. Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. We invite you to a place where the atmosphere is ideal for thinking, creating, planning, and playing.

Sinsinawa’s Guest Services staff, in the tradition of Dominican hospitality, is committed to serving the needs of all who come to the Mound to study, pray, work, or visit. Amenities include the following:

  • 750-seat, air-conditioned auditorium
  • Meeting rooms and lounges, to accommodate 4 to 400
  • Home-cooked meals
  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Bookshop
  • Art Gallery
  • Outdoor and indoor labyrinths
  • Walking trails

Preview the bread options before you go – so you’ll be ready to order when you get there.

  • Cinnamon Bread
  • Zucchini Bread (w/nuts)
  • Caramel Rolls (12 pk)
  • Dinner Rolls (12 pk)
  • Sin-A-Mound (1lb. cinnamon roll)
  • 8-Grain Bread
  • Rye Bread
  • Wild Rice Artisan Bread
  • Raisin Bread
  • White Bread
  • Health Bread (dairy free)
  • Honey Whole Wheat Bread
  • Fruit Cake 1#

Find out more about Sinsinawa by visiting their YouTube channel.

Sinsinawa Mound Center
585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
Phone 608-748-4411