One Body...
Reflecting on the early church, Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton writes: “They were one body. We are one body. We are the body of Christ.” Despite cultural and political differences, she reminds us that we can’t dissolve this bond. Read her September column for Living Lutheran in English at and in Spanish at
Connected in Mission: Back at it!
You’re invited to be part of Connected in Mission on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1:30-2:30 PM; we meet via Zoom to celebrate the movement of the Holy Spirit in our congregations, synod, and churchwide! The group is made up of congregational volunteers, council members, mission interpreters & all those interested in building connections and sharing stories.

For Zoom login information, please email Rev. Emily Carson at
2022 Youth Gathering:
Registration is Open!
Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the ELCA gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering. Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service, and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives.
The 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering will take place July 24-28 in Minneapolis, with our pre-events, MYLE (Multicultural Youth Leadership Event), and the tAble July 21-24. Registration opens Sept. 22 via the Gathering website. There are limited funds available to offset registration fees. Visit the Financial Assistance section of our website to learn more or apply. While on the website, we encourage you to sign up for the gNews, our monthly newsletter filled with tips, resources, and reminders as we prepare for next summer. Also, be sure to visit the Key Dates section of our website to see what deadlines are approaching!

Our Synod Coordinator is Lindsay Colwell. Feel free to contact her (email: with any questions you may have.
Important Dates...

Prayer Calendar: September 26
  • Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, Hartland
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Hayfield
  • Ilongero Lutheran Church, Tanzania
  • Ishenga Lutheran Church, Tanzania
  • Torpuot Lutheran Parish, South Sudan