Events

 

Synod Calendar

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.
10   SAFE Ministry Team Meeting, 1:30 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
24   Fall Conference Coordinating Committee Meeting, 1:30 p.m.
25-28   Extravaganza, Jacksonville, Fla.
     

February 2019
1-2   Candidacy Retreat, American Martyrs, Cedar Falls
6-8   One Year to Live Men’s Retreat for Church & Camp
Leaders,
Camp Ewalu, Strawberry Pt.
7   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
7   No Youth Ministry Network meeting due to Extravaganza
9   Compensatin Committee Conference Call, 9 a.m.
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 2019
2 m Synodical Women’s Organization Board, Synod Office,
8 a.m.-12 noon
3-5   Rural Ministry Conference, Dubuque
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.
     

April 2019
4 m Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
4   Youth Ministry Network, Redeemer, Waverly, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
9   Assembly Planning Committee, Wartburg College, Waverly,
4-6 p.m.
19   Office Closed, Good Friday
25-26   Youth Ministry Network Retreat, Ewalu, Strawberry Point
27   LYON, Synod Office, 10-11 a.m.
28-30   First Call Theological Education Retreat, American Martyrs, Cedar Falls
     

May 2019
2 m Interim Ministry Colleague Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
3   Candidacy Committee, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
27   Office Closed, Memorial Day

 


Upcoming Dates

June 14-16, 2019   Synod Assembly, Wartburg College, Waverly  
Aug. 5-10, 2019   2019 Churchwide Assembly, Milwaukee, Wis.  
Sept. 21, 2019   Fall Leadership Event  
Sept. 22-24, 2019   Tri-Synodical Fall Theological Conference, West Des Moines  
June 12-14, 2020   Synod Assembly, Wartburg College, Waverly  
July 20-23, 2020   ELCA Rostered Ministers Gathering, Phoenix Ariz.  
June 29-July 3, 2021 M ELCA Youth Gathering, Minneapolis, Minn.  

 

 

 

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. 

 

Read More

 

Rural Ministry Conference

March 2-5, 2019
Dubuque, Iowa

 

The 2019 Rural Ministry Conference, hosted by Wartburg Theological Seminary, is set for March 3-5 with the theme “Building Resilience Among Leaders and Communities.” This ecumenical conference includes worship, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, Bible study and opportunities to network with others who are active in and concerned about rural ministry.

 

Read More

 

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.”

 

Read More