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Synod Youth Gathering

SD Synod High School Youth Gathering will be at Joy Ranch April 10-12, 2015. Come for a time of worship, learning, service, and fun with high schoolers from across the state! Register now!


Health Assessment Update

The January numbers are in! We need another 88 to receive a 2% discount on health contributions for all of 2015. Complete the assessment now to save you, your congregation, and the Synod money!


February Insert in The Lutheran

The February insert in The Lutheran Magazine is now out! Check it out for info on the 2015 Synod Assembly, Necessities for Neighbors in Sioux Falls, Quilting Ministry in Spearfish, and opportunities for church musicians.


Rostered Leaders Retreat

The 2015 Spring Rostered Leaders retreat is scheduled for April 7-9 in Watertown featuring Professor Matthew Skinner. Registration now open.


2015 Synod Assembly

The 2015 Synod Assembly will be in Rapid City May 29-30. Guest speaker will be Rev. Robin Steinke from Luther Seminary and guest musician will be Jay Beech. Click for more information!


Golf with the Bishop

Join Bishop David Zellmer on July 13 for an enjoyable afternoon of golf to raise funds for Answer the Call scholarships.


25 Cameroon Roofs Funded

In December we received checks from congregations that completed the funding for the 25th church roof in Cameroon, so our goal has been reached!


The South Dakota Synod is one of the 65 Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a church so deeply and confidently rooted in the Gospel of God’s grace that we are free to give our lives joyfully in witness and service.  The South Dakota Synod consists of 212 congregations with approximately 340 rostered leaders.

Please check back often to find updated information and resources. We work to keep our leaders informed and connected.

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