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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

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

“Marked! Event – Prince of Peace, Marquette – March 1 - click here to view

Pastor Kristi Ursin installation at Shepherd of the Lakes, Sayner, WI – February 15, 2015 - click here to view

Professional Leader’s Retreat – Feb. 8-9, 2015 - click here to view

"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

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

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 April 28) - click here to download

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Last update May 21, 2015