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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

"Be prepared in season and out of season" - Bishop’s Tanzania Mission November-December 2014 - click here to read

Worship Witness Welcome Devotional Booklet - Click here

Worship Witness Welcome newsletter articles for any month - Click here

Professional Leaders Event 2015 - Click here to download

Clergy Spouse Retreat 2015 registration form - Click here to download

Bishop's 2015 Annual Report - Click here to download

Nomination For Synod Position Form - Click here to download

St. Ignace Campus Lay School Graduation – Nov. 20, 2014 - click here to view

Worship, Welcome, Witness Grants for 2015 - click here to download forms

Sharon, Bessemer celebrates 125th Anniversary – Oct. 12, 2014 - click here to view

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

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

ELCA Youth Gathering July 15-19, 2015 Detroit, MI - 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 2015 - 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 January 16) - click here to download

Additional Resources


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Last update January 28, 2015