Give Thanks for Our Bounties

2Combinescr22smMay our fruit be plentiful in Your sight. May all creation feast on You
through the fruit grown in us, Your servants. To You be all glory, honor,
and praise.
                             — from Litany for the People and the Land

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Our Mission

The Northeastern Iowa Synod makes Christ known by strengthening the witness and service of the whole church.

Synod ministries support and develop leaders, focus on mission, and network the effective ministries of our congregations.

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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Registration is open for the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit set for July 15-19, 2015. Find resources, travel tips, fund-raising ideas and more to prepare for this event..

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Our Companion Synod in Namibia is experiencing a prolonged drought, with nearly half the population at risk of hunger or starvation until the next rainy season. The Northeastern Iowa Synod is accepting gifts to support the Lutheran World Federation in responding to this situation.

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The Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly met June 13-15, 2014, with the theme “Strengthened for Witness and Service.” Bishop Steven L. Ullestad was re-elected to a fifth term. View videos, photos, reports, resolutions and more.

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