God Came to us at Pentecost

“When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will testify on my behalf. You also are to testify because you have been with me from the beginning.” ~ John 15:26-27

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Celebrating Renewal

The Northeastern Iowa Synod celebrates renewal by recognizing Johannes Bugenhagen, Parish Pastor of the Reformation. Bugenhagen served as pastor and confessor for Martin Luther, as well as trusted friend and companion.

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After studying Luther’s writing, Bugenhagen moved to Wittenberg where he became part of Luther’s inner circle translating the Holy Bible from Greek and Hebrew to German. Recognized for his exceptional organizational abilities, Bugenhagen applied Luther’s theology to create new church orders and practices for religious services, and schooling and social issues of the church.

Read more about Johannes Bugenhagen in the Star newsletter.



Read about the 2021 Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly, which gathered online June 12 and elected a new bishop.

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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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A blog of the leaders and congregations of the Northeastern Iowa Synod, ELCA.

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