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What Matters in our community: read stories of our ministry together, news updates, invitations to learning and ministry opportunities in the synod. The most current issue of our weekly newsletter, What Matters, can be read below. You can scroll through articles and click on the links directly from the viewer. For past issues please click on the date of the issue of What Matters you wish to view.

News

What Matters Newsletters

Check out the most current issue of our weekly e-newsletter below.

Special Announcement:

Blessings and congratulations to The Rev. Felix Malpica upon election as the next bishop of the La Crosse Area Synod-ELCA. Bishop-elect Malpica currently serves here in the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin as Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Janesville. We will post the official announcement from the ELCA here as soon as it becomes available. Please offer your prayers for the Bishop-elect, their family, the congregations of the La Crosse Area Synod and the members, staff, and lay leaders of Faith Lutheran in Janesville during this time of transition.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Our upcoming events are shown below; click HERE to view our full calendar.

Pastoral Messages

Pastoral Messages

Important messages, statements, and correspondence from our bishop.

Interim Bishop Peter Rogness (2019-2020)

Bishop Rogness’ Pastoral Messages can now be found on our Synod Archive page HERE.

ELCA News

ELCA News & Pastoral Messages

Important messages, statements, and correspondence from our Churchwide office and Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton may be found on the ELCA.org news page HERE.