Events

 

Synod Calendar

November 2018
1 m Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
1   Youth Ministry Network, St. Petri, Story City, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
2-4   LMM Men’s Retreat “One Year to Live,” Camp Ewalu
Strawberry Point
3   Synodical Women’s Organization Board, Synod Office,
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
10   (Snow Date) Synodical Women’s Organization Board
13   Deans and Chaplains, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
17   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
22-23   Office Closed, Thanksgiving
29   New to Synod, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
     

December 2018
6   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
6   Youth Ministry Network, Immanuel, Cresco, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
7-8   Candidacy Committee, Synod Office
8   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
17-25   Office Closed, Christmas
     

January 2019
1   Office Closed, New Year’s Day
3   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
3   Youth Ministry Network, TBA, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
12   Synodical Women’s Organization Cluster, Synod Office,
9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
12   Treasurers Meeting, Redeemer, Waverly, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
17   First Call Theological Education Executive Committee Conference Call, 1 p.m.
19   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
19   (Snow Date) Synodical Women’s Organization Cluster
21   Office Closed, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
25-28   Extravaganza, Jacksonville, Fla.
     

February 2019
1-2   Candidacy Retreat, American Martyrs, Cedar Falls
7   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
7   No Youth Ministry Network meeting due to Extravaganza
12   Assembly Planning Committee, Wartburg College, Waverly,
4-6 p.m.
14   Endowment Fund Investment Committee, Synod Office,
9 a.m.
16   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
19   Lutheran Day on the Hill
26   Executive Committee, Synod Office, 9 a.m.
     

March 2018
2 m Synodical Women’s Organization Board, Synod Office,
8 a.m.-12 noon
7   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
7   Youth Ministry Network, St. Peter, Greene, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Strawberry Point
9   (Snow Date) Synodical Women’s Organization Board,
Synod Office, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
14 m Day of Renewal, Nazareth, Cedar Falls, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
16   Synod Council Meeting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
23   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
23   Resolution Committee, 10-11 a.m. (possibly via conference
call)

 


Synod Assembly Dates

June 14-16, 2019   Wartburg College, Waverly  
June 12-14, 2020   Wartburg College, Waverly  

 


2016 Churchwide Assembly approves key actions

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Voting members from the Northeastern Iowa Synod at the 2016 Churchwide Assembly, New Orleans.

Some 945 voting members, including 17 from the Northeastern Iowa Synod, approved a number of key actions during the 2016 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, the highest legislative authority of the church. The assembly gathered Aug. 8-13 in New Orleans

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Congregation Treasurers Meeting

Jan. 12, 2019

 

Congregations treasurers, pastors, financial committee members, and others should mark their calendars for the Congregation Treasurers Meeting set for Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Redeemer, Waverly.

 

Keith Oltrogge, CPA, will speak about W-2s and related forms, church payrolls, and contributions. 

 

The Rev. Stephen Brackett, assistant to the Bishop, will provide information on the Northeastern Iowa Synod minimum Compensation Guidelines. The Rev. Mark Anderson, assistant to the Bishop, will speak about stewardship resources for congregations and the Northeastern Iowa Synod H. George Anderson Fund for Leaders.

 

There is no charge to attend. A light lunch will be served. Registration is required.

 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Jan. 18-25, 2018

 

“Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue” — Deuteronomy 16:20

 

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is a worldwide ecumenical movement to promote dialogue among churches and Christian communities and encourage Christians everywhere to pray together as a sign of the unity that is already theirs in Christ. 

 

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2018 Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly

Celebrating Renewal: Philip Melanchthon — Education

 

 

The 2018 Synod Assembly gathered at Wartburg College, Waverly, June 8-10, for business surrounded by word and sacrament, with the theme, “Celebrating Renewal: Philip Melanchthon — Education.”

 

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