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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

Bishop Skrenes’ letter regarding “State law, Same-gender Relationships & Congregational Ministry” - click to download

October November Notes & Quotes are now available - click to download

2015 Compensation Guidelines, Salary Grid, and Worksheet are now available - click here to download

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

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

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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