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Greetings from Bishop Viviane

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. 


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…

Welcome Home!

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…



Next Assembly is May 5 -6, 2018.  View the Assembly Page for more information.

“Culture, Change, and Church” – 2018 Change or Die Conference

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.


Coordinator of Middle and High School Youth Ministry – Madison

Works with Director of Faith Formation, pastors and ministry teams to lead Confirmation, retreats, mission trips, service projects and community building. .8 to full-time, salaried position with benefits.

Director of Life-Long Faith Formation – Madison

Works with pastors and teams to direct Christian Education. Responsible for developing ministries that nurture Christian discipleship in children, youth and adults. Supervises Coordinator of Youth Ministry.

Youth Director (Part-time) – Cambridge

East Koshkonong is please to offer an opening for a part-time Youth Director to engage and expand the ministry of our church and community. The ideal candidate will develop and implement a comprehensive approach to youth ministry while serving as a leader and role model of the congregational youth.