Tag: 2019-07

Assembly Election Results

Thanks to all those individuals who have been willing to stand for election to the various offices of the Synod. Synod Council: Vice President (4-year term) Minnette ScottSynod Council: Treasurer (4-year term) Tammie Farley Synod Council: Laity (3-year term) Carla Vanatta Synod Council: Laity (3-year term) George Sanchez Synod Council: Clergy (3-year term) Janet Wold Synod Council: Clergy (3-year …

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Videos: Recognition, Celebration, and Remembrances

The Friday night service at the 2019 Assembly was a special time of recognition, celebration, and remembrance. Attendees filled the worship room of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline to overflowing. Special celebrations were held for landmark anniversaries. Watch the videos below:  Trinity, Durand 175th Anniversary  Capron, Capron 175th Anniversary  Pr. Dennis Heaney – 50 yrs of …

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More Assembly Highlights

Visit the Assembly Highlights page for many more stories, videos, and photos from the event. See election results and resolutions that were passed. Watch videos from our churchwide representative, Presiding Bishop Eaton’s video report, and the new Light youth ministry team. Hear from our synod officers, Portico, LSSI, and about the CycleToSynod team. Watch the …

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ELCA Churchwide Assembly to meet August 5-10, 2019

The ELCA Churchwide Assembly, the primary decision-making body of the church, is a process of communal spiritual discernment. Finding ourselves in Christ, the fifteenth Churchwide Assembly will be a time for us to be the living body of Christ guided by the Spirit and conformed to God’s will. We will meet at the Wisconsin Center …

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Grace, Ophiem closes doors

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, Bishop Jeff Clements attended the final worship service of Grace Lutheran Church, Ophiem after 130 years of ministry. Pastor Nancy Jaster preached a sermon which was perfect for the occasion. Bishop prayed, “May the witness of the people who have ministered in the name of Jesus Christ through Grace Lutheran Church be …

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