Our Equipping the Saints webinars are one of the ways we connect with our congregations, leaders, and members over a variety of topics and discussions. These webinars are announced in our weekly What Matters e-Newsletter and are generally open to all in our synod who are interested in said topic.
Feel free to send your suggestions for topics or specific questions to Deacon Vicki Hanrahan, Assistant to the Bishop for Synodical Life at firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you were on a particular webinar and would like to review the information shared, or you were unable to attend today, recordings are available below.
Weekly Webinars with Interim Bishop Rogness
As things are rapidly changing during this time of the pandemic, Bishop Rogness led conversations with rostered ministers and lay leaders of our synod while creating space for us to share ideas and ask questions of the bishop and of each other. These webinars were held weekly beginning May 12 and ending on August 18, 2020. The final webinar led by Bishop Rogness prior to his term as Interim Bishop ending was on September 8, 2020.
Topic: Contextual Conversation During Bishop Rogness’ Final Webinar as Interim Bishop
Topic: Plans for the Fall and Next Steps for Voting Members for Synod Assembly*
Topic: Discussion with Three Former Bishops For Insights Into the Role of Bishop*
Topic: Discussing our Continued Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Topic: “What I Know That I Think You Should Know: Seven Traits to Look For in a Bishop”*
Topic: New Future Vision of the ELCA & Remembering Rev. Peter Steinke
Topic: Connecting Through Worship and Fellowship, and What are we Learning?
Topic: Reactions to Last Weeks webinar with Rev. Everett Mitchell and Synod Assembly
Topic: Continued Idea Sharing for Returning to In-Person Worship & Connecting with Youth
Topic: Best Practices & Idea Sharing for Returning to In-Person Worship
Topic: Congregation Responses to our Current World Events & Context
Topic: Streaming Worship Services & Synod Racial Equity Team
Topic: Continued Conversation Regarding Re-Opening Our Churches
Topic: Re-Opening Our Churches 2 (Second Webinar)
Topic: Re-Opening Our Churches 1 (First Webinar)