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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. 

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.


Contemporary Worship Leader (Part-time -10 hours per week)

will provide leadership for the planning, development, administration, and implementation of the contemporary worship services at St. Mary’s. The worship leader must be a skilled instrumentalist (guitar or piano preferred) who has the ability to work with and develop band members to reach their unique capabilities.

Positions in Dining, Marketing, etc. – Madison

These and other positions listed on the website.

Resident Assistant – Madison

Several shifts and positions available at Oakwood Village for candidates to join our University Woods (West Side of Madison) senior living community