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Travel Germany with Bishop Zellmer

Join Bishop David Zellmer to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation as he escorts you through the foot steps of Martin Luther on this once in a lifetime Reformation Tour of Germany.


2018 ELCA Youth Gathering

ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2018 gathering. “This Changes Everything,” based on Ephesians 2:8, “By grace you have been saved...” Read more about the theme and the plans ahead for the Youth Gathering.


The Reformation: Observing 500 Years

Together with the South Dakota Synod, Luther House of Study celebrates the Reformation with a series designed for all ages to learn about Martin Luther.


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.


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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