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Welcome to our web site

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

Pre Assembly Report is now available for download (available under Downloads at the bottom of main Assembly page) - click here

Prayers Encouraged for the People of the Eastern & Coastal Diocese following recent flooding - click here to read more

April - May Notes & Qutoes are now available - click here

Photo galleries from 3 MARKED! events - click here to view

Answer the Call" Endowment Sunday - May 11th - please choose your download: Letter or Bulletin Insert

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

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton visits the NGLS - click here to view photo gallery

Clergy Spouse Retreat in Appleton, Jan 31-Feb 2 - click here to view

Installation of Lisa Johnson as Northern Michigan University Campus Minister – January 20, 2014 - click here to view photo gallery

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

Bishop Letter for Annual Reports - click here to download

Voices for Youth Appeal 2013 - click here to download

2014 Marked! Events - click here to download

2013 Congregation Constitution Amendments - click here to download

2013 Synod Assembly Minutes - click here to download

ELCA Summary of Congregational Statistics for 2012 - click here to download

Bishops 2013 Legislative Session Letter - 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 March 28) - click here to download

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