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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

Faithful Finances - August 29, 2015 - click to download

Installation of Pastor Mark Laatsch at Emmanuel, Menominee - June 28, 2015 - click here to view

Ordination of Tera Lowe – May 22, 2015 at First, Gladstone - click here to view

Fortune Lake Celebrates 85 Years - click here to view

In the Footsteps of Martin Luther…visit Germany with Pastor Katherine and Dave Fineganclick here for more information.

2015 Fall Theological Event for Clergy - click here to download

Information on the Evangelism Committee’s Sneaky Visitor program - click here to download

Synod Assembly 2015 photo gallery - click here to view

Planned-Giving: Monthly Newsletter Articles - click here to download

Festival of Congregational Renewalclick here for more information.

Pastor Tom Otis Installation at First, Gladstone – April 26 - click here to view

Installation of Pastor Jeremy Nausin at Grace, Pembine – March 29 - click here to view

Organist Workshop with Daniel Schwandt click here for more information and to register

ELCA Women Travel Seminar to Tanzania – You’re Invited! - click here

"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

Bishop's 2015 Annual Report - Click here to download

Nomination For Synod Position Form - Click here to download

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

Marked! Event – March 1, 2015 at Prince of Peace, Marquette

Long Range Calendar of Events (updated July 2) - click here to download

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Last update July 2, 2015