The Season of Lent

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Isenheim Altarpiece, Mathis Gothart Grunewald

 

In this Lenten season, our hearts are opened to receive the gift of Jesus.

We invite you to connect with a Northeastern Iowa Synod congregation where you can join midweek services during the Lenten season, strengthen your faith and get involved.

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The ELCA is an engaged, active body of people who put faith in God into action — in millions of ways, all over the world. Visit the ELCA website to learn more.

 

Celebrating Renewal

Philip Melanchthon — Education

The Northeastern Iowa Synod continues its six-year focus on “Celebrating Renewal” in 2018 by recognizing the role of Philip Melanchthon in the Reformation and his ministry of education, which continues to shape the church.

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Melanchthon worked in close partnership with Martin Luther, helping him translate the Bible and serving as a vital connection between the exiled Luther and the people of Wittenberg. An influential scholar and educator, Melanchthon is credited as the primary author of the “Augsburg Confession” and the follow-up “Apology of the Augsburg Confession,” which describes justification by faith alone and remains essential to the Lutheran faith and practice today.

Read more about Philip Melanchthon in the January 2018 issue of the synod’s “Star” newsletter.

Upcoming Events

 

Gifts to the Northeastern Iowa Synod support a variety of ministries, such as scholarships for students in seminary, leadership training, youth ministry, resources for congregations, Young Adults in Global Mission sponsorship, and much more.

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The 2017 Synod Assembly gathered June 9-11 at Luther College, Decorah, for business surrounded by word and sacrament. with the theme, “Celebrating Renewal: Martin Luther ­— The Gospel.”

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Flood buckets collected at the 2017 Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly are helping families affected by recent flooding.

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Learn how you can help support Young Adults in Global Mission serving in our companion synod in Hungary, along with two young adults from the Northeastern Iowa Synod who are serving in Madagascar.

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Star Newsletter Headlines

Women of the ELCA learn, serve and grow in faith together

Grateful for these Devoted Leaders of the Church

Executive Committee elects new secretary

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