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Chili with the Bishop

Chili with the Bishop is coming soon to a town near you! Chili will be served at 5:30 PM, with a program to follow at 6:00 PM. All congregational leaders and members are invited! Four dates and locations.

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Hunger Summit

November 3, 2016 - McGovern Center Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. Topics will include How to Run a Food Pantry, Summer Feeding Programs, and Community Gardens.

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Mission Opportunities in our Companion Synods

At this time of the year when gift-giving becomes part of our celebrations, we pray that such generosity will also include the ongoing mission needs of our Companions in Nicaragua and Cameroon.

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Project at Cedro Galan

Cedro Galan is a farm owned by the Lutheran Church of Faith & Hope of Nicaragua. The farm is in need of improvements to continue its ministry. Find out how you can help.

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Tech Tip: Mobile Friendly Websites

Google recently made an important update in the way it displays website results on mobile devices. If your website doesn’t have a mobile version, Google will not list your church. Is your church website mobile friendly?

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New Video Resources

Over the past year, the South Dakota Synod has been working to produce new video resources to help you tell the story of our work together in your congregation. See the first two and stay tuned for more!

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Listen God Is Calling Appeal

An appeal of the South Dakota Synod to provide leadership and fulfill mission. Click to learn more and to support our continued mission and ministry.

Welcome! 

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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