Congregations from the Northeastern Iowa Synod and across the ELCA will join in the “God’s work. Our hands.” day of service on Sunday, Sept. 11. This day is an opportunity […]
Endowment fund supports ministries for the young and old
Reposted from the April 2021 Star By Marcia Hahn Each year, partner ministries that serve the youngest and oldest of our community and are affiliated with the ELCA are encouraged […]
Iowa Lutherans Gather Virtually for 2021 Day on the Hill
Last Thursday, Iowa Lutherans gathered virtually to hear about the intersections of faith and advocacy, learn about the mechanics of advocacy during a legislative session impacted by COVID, and be updated on Lutheran Services legislative priorities.
Congregational Vitality Catching on Around ELCA
In August hundreds of pastors, congregational leaders, and mission developers gathered in Maryland with Directors of Evangelical Mission and other Churchwide Staff for a week of learning, support, and […]
Is there really hunger in Northeastern Iowa?
Guest Post by Pastor Mark Anderson, Assistant to the Bishop A man from our synod works hard — full time as a farm laborer or what some would call a […]
Flood Buckets Still Meeting Needs
Three years ago Pastor Jeff Ungs, Director of Evangelical Mission of the Western Iowa Synod, brought a gift of 100 flood recovery buckets during the flood in Greene, Clarksville, and […]