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Take the 2015 Health Assessment!

ELCA-primary members: Please take a few minutes to complete the 2015 Health Assessment to save you, your congregation, and the South Dakota Synod money!


Annual Meeting Resources

As you prepare for your congregation's annual meeting, we have a number of resources available for your use.


First Call Retreat

The 2015 First Call Retreat for rostered leaders in their first three years of of ministry is February 9-11 at Joy Ranch. Registration is now open.


GiFT Training Registration Open

"Growing in Faith Together" - The Gifts of God for the People of God. A training for congregations February 19-22 at Abbey in the Hills.


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!


Ventures in Growing Stewards Workshops

Ventures in Growing Stewards consists of a committed group of leaders meeting with a trained facilitator using the dialogue adult education approach. We invite you to consider the invitation to a Ventures workshop in Watertown.


November Insert in The Lutheran

Stories in this issue include: The church responds to Wessington Springs tornado, 2015 Synod Assembly, Technology milestone for youth, Small group ministry for young adults, Ministry on our college campuses.


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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