Events

 

Synod Calendar

September 2021
2 M Interim Ministry Colleague Group, Zoom Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
2   Youth Ministry Network, Zoom Meeting, 10 a.m.
2   Rostered Clergy Lunch and Learn, Zoom, 12 Noon
6   Office Closed, Labor Day
7   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
11   Synod Council Meeting, 9 a.m.-12 noon
12   “God’s Work. Our Hands.” ELCA Day of Service
15   COVID-19 Presentation with Dr. Mike Osterholm, Zoom, 3 p.m.
20-21   Tri-Synodical Fall Conference, Zoom
21   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
21   Church Council Presidents, Zoom, 6:30 p.m.
25   Installation of Northeastern Iowa Synod Bishop, Trinity Lutheran, Mason City & Online, 2-4 p.m.
     

October 2021
5   Colleague Leaders Group, Synod Office, 12 Noon
5   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
7 M Interim Ministry Colleague Group, Zoom Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
7   Youth Ministry Network, Immanuel Independence, 10 a.m.
19   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
22-23   Middle School Lock-In, POSTPONED TO 2022
 

November 2021
2   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
4   Interim Ministry Colleague Group, Zoom Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
4 M Youth Ministry Network, First, Northwood, 10 a.m.
5-7   “One Year to Live” Men’s Retreat, Ewalu, Strawberry Point
16   Women Clergy, Zoom Meeting, 1 p.m.
25-26   Synod Office Closed, Thanksgiving
     

December 2021
2 M Interim Ministry Colleague Group, Zoom Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
2   Youth Ministry Network, St. John, Charles City, 10 a.m.
24-31   Synod Office Closed
     

 


Future Dates

June 10-12, 2022   Northeastern Iowa Synod Assembly, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa  
June 24-28, 2022 M ELCA Youth Gathering, Minneapolis, Minn.  
Aug. 8-13, 2022   Churchwide Assembly, Columbus, Ohio  

 

 

 

 

COVID Variant Zoom Presentation

Sept. 15, 2021

3 p.m.

 

Rostered members and congregational leaders are invited to a special Zoom presentation about COVID-19 variants and how they impact congregations Wednesday, Sept. 15, 3-3:45 p.m. Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy of the University of Minnesota, will share his thoughts about ways congregation leaders can navigate the continuing COVID-19 situation in their congregations and communities.

 

Those interested in attending can request the Zoom link through the synod office, 319-352-1414 or email. A recording of the presentation will be available after the event.

 

Bishop Installation

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

2 p.m.

 

The installation of Bishop-Elect Kevin T. Jones will take place 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City and will be livestreamed on the synod Facebook page. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will be present to install the new bishop. 

 

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Synod Video Library

Videos produced by the Northeastern Iowa Synod are available for congregations to use for worship services, Bible studies, devotions or other settings. 

 

SERMON VIDEO LIBRARY

The Video Sermon Video Library contains video sermons produced by synod staff and other rostered ministers from the synod, along with manuscripts for many of the videos, which can be downloaded. 

 

SYNOD YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Video sermons from the Northeastern Iowa Synod can be viewed on the Northeastern Iowa Synod YouTube Channel.