Communication & Events
will be on July 28th at 11:00 am at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Watertown. Visitation will be from 9-11 AM that day.
You’re invited to join Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) for a LIVE webinar Monday, July 30, 2018 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST. RSVP required!
September 22, 2018 at New Life (St. Matthew’s) Lutheran Church. Please join us and find renewal in this day-long retreat dedicated to listening for the voice of the Holy One in our lives.
I am so honored and humbled to be your bishop. My official start date was July 1st but if you were involved in the MYLE and Youth Gathering 2018 you know I was in place a week earlier. It was indeed a privilege to start my tenure with a focus on the youth of the South-Central Synod.
We are called to environmental stewardship and to care for the creation that God has given us. Climate change is impacting God’s creation. Humanity has an ongoing responsibility for restoration and stewarding all that God has given us.
Following is an educational piece and part two of a three-part series offered by Bishop Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld on the role of Deacons in this synod and in God’s church. Part 2 - Deacons in SCSW:…
Festive Worship Celebration and Installation Service of Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld will be on Aug. 18 at 2 pm at First Lutheran Church in Janesville, Wisconsin. View the Bishop Installation for…
Join In This Synod-Wide Read!
Go to: http://www.elca.org/domestichungergrants to learn more about the grants, how to apply and how to attend a webinar reviewing the grant process (webinar July 19).
As the crisis surrounding immigration continues to unfold, we, the members of the Wisconsin Council of Churches, raise our voices in protest at the policies being implemented and at the inappropriate appeal to scripture by government officials in support of these policies.
Racial Equity Ministry Team: Rev. Peter Heide, Interim Pastor at Albany Lutheran Church in Albany Rev. Stephen Marsh, Pastor at Lake Edge Lutheran Church in Madison Pastors and Congregations…
Please join us on July 29, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM for Part Two of Our Series on Our State Incarceration System: "Incarceration and Sacred Space" – an interfaith conversation about sacred space within a fortress of fear.
Lakeview Lutheran Church (Madison) Received Madison Area Ministry (“MUMz’) Visionary Award! Congratulations to Lakeview Lutheran Church! As the synod office was reading through the MUM newsletter,…
Off The Square Club Works with Neighbors to Foster Change Within Community Fresh towels are something most of us take for granted. For members at Lutheran Social Services’ Off the Square Club in…
Here are some links to excellent information that will help to understand what we, the ELCA, are doing to address those on the margins and how your congregation might get involved:
It is hard to believe that the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering is now history. The memories of the week, however, will last a lifetime for the youth that you accompanied on the journey. The 724 youth and adults…
On Saturday, June 9, nearly 100 riders toured between steeples, some worked hard and biked as far as 100 km for hunger! So far, we have raised $5,257.58 and are only $742.42 from our goal!
An all-synod children’s choir is being assembled for our bishop’s installation, held on August 18th at First Lutheran Church in Janesville. Open to all children and youth ages 7-18, the group will present one piece during the service. Rehearsal materials and instruction will be sent out to all participants.
We invite congregations to participate by contributing food items for the reception: cheese and sausage platters, vegetable trays, and bars.
Keep Your Members Connected to Synod News! The Old Link is No Longer In Use Due to Changes to our new website. Please change the link you have published on your websites and in your newsletters to…
August 18, 2018 at First Lutheran in Janesville
will be October 7-9, 2018 at – Abbey Resort, Fontana
Next Assembly is May 5 -6, 2018. View the Assembly Page for more information.
Wednesday, July 25 at 7 pm – Presentations by Rev. Mitri Raheb and Rev. Everett Mitchell Christ the Solid Rock Church // 1502 Parkside Drive,Madison Reverend…
Tuesday, July 24 7pm – at First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison
Saturday August 5, 2018 from 3-5 pm. Music by the JED’S & special appearance by the St. Luke’s Praise Band. Celebrate and support Feed My Lambs!
St. Stephen’s (Monona) Invites You on Friday, August 3 at 6:30 - 8:45 PM to screening of documentary.
The Samaritan Center of Southern Wisconsin, announces a Pastor Leadership Seminar for all area clergy. The Seminar's goal is to improve leadership skills for today's ministry. Clergy present case studies…
Join Reverend Jeff Quinto, Bethel Series Executive Director, and his wife Toni on ten life-changing days in the Holy Land, February 22 – March 3, 2019, on the 2nd Annual Bethel Series Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Our rostered women's gathering will be on Thursday, July 26th at 9 a.m. at Grace Lutheran in Cambridge.
Free Friday night concerts July 13, July 27, August 10, & August 24 at 6:30 pm
September 21-23, 2018 at the MacKenzie Environmental Education Center, Poynette, WI
Saturday, October 13 - 7:00 am - 11:00 am - Wisconsin Southern Railroad Yard
June 28, July 26, August 23. Bring the whole family to three wonderful movies this summer. Our Saviors Lutheran Church at 550 Lincoln Dr Sun Prairie will open the parking lot to the public, food trucks from Let's Eat Out and a wonderful family friendly movie.
July 29 - Racial Equity Event - New Life (Madison)
Siebert Lutheran Foundation's Annual Change or Die Conference (Thursday, October 11, 2018 at: Milwaukee Marriott West) provides an opportunity for Lutheran ministry leaders to network and learn from each other. At the 2018 conference, we are excited to present Dr. James Emery White, the founding senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Next Racial Equity Event: Presented by Jail Chaplain, Christa Fisher on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at New Life Church, Madison
Join us on September 26, 2018 at 6:30 at Trinity Lutheran , Madison. for a cabaret concert sharing songs & stories from his nonstop, 3-year road trip to all 417 National Park Service sites.
HOLD THE DATES! September 16-18, 2018 Green Lake Conference and Retreat Center with Ruth Haley Barton, an award-winning and sought after teacher and conference speaker!
We gather for worship and holy communion on Thursdays. Please join us! Each week a different preacher from our synod leads worship.
SAVE the DATE - the Installation of our new bishop will be on Saturday, August 18 at First Lutheran in Janesville.
Please save the date Sunday, Sept. 9, for "God's work. Our hands." Sunday.