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We hope you will find answers here to your questions about the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Our site is intended to offer information, timely news, inspiring words and an opportunity to learn about the ministries of this synod and the ELCA. Click to view our video greeting

The Rev. Thomas Skrenes, Bishop

News From Around the Synod

Pastor Joe Iverson’s Ordination, August 23 in Westby, WI - click here to view

Synod Assembly Minutes 2014 - click here to download

ELCA Youth Gathering July 15-19, 2015 Detroit, MI - click here to view

Ordination and Installation of Pastor Diane Srutowski on August 17 at First, Gladstone - click here to view

Worship, Welcome, Witness: Festival of Congregational Renewal – October 10-11 - click here to register

Our Savior’s, Marinette, WI holds a Polka Worship and Picnic on Sunday, August 10, 2014 - click here to view

Bishop Emeritus Dale and Jo Skogman celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on August 9, 2014 in Marinette - click here to view

Fortune Lake Golf Outing – Sept. 8 - click here to download registration form

Members of Azania Front Cathedral Choir visit Messiah, Marquette in May, 2013. - click here to view photo gallery

Congregational Endowment and Memorial Funds Workshop - click here to download

Boundaries Workshop for Rostered Leaders - click here to download

Letter concerning The Lutheran World Federation's Augusta Victoria Hospital - click here to view

Check out this new resource for equipping Council members - click here

2013 Congregation Constitution Amendments - click here to download

The 2014 Clergy Compensation Guidelines are now available on Downloads page

Synod Map 2014 - Click here to download

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Upcoming Events

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton and participants at the Professional Leaders Event at Fortune Lake Camp on February 17, 2014.

Long Range Calendar of Events (updated August 21) - click here to download

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