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2014 Bishop's Theological Conference: Ponder anew

The 2014 Bishop's Theological Conference will be held October 26-28, 2014 at the Heartwood Conference Center in Trego, Wis. To ponder means to examine an issue or an idea from a variety of perspectives. During her first year as bishop, Bishop Lull invites rostered leaders in the synod to join in a time of discovery by looking at our faith practices and the world in which we live from every possible angle and perspective.

Registration now open

Registration for the 2014 Bishop's Theologcial Conference for rostered leaders is now open. Please visit the conference cvent site for additional information on speakers, fees, and more. 

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Get Moving initiative launched!

This Fall, the Saint Paul Area Synod is launching a brand-new pro-wellness initiative to encourage our rostered leaders to Get Moving!

Starting Sept. 15, rostered leaders may apply for one of two mini grants to put towards their personal fitness goals.

For more information on the grants and how to apply, click here

"God's Work. Our Hands." Sunday just around the corner!

The second annual ELCA Day of Service is just a couple of weeks away—September 7! “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday is an opportunity to celebrate who we are as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America—one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor.

If your congregation is participating, don't forget to...

  1. Register at
  2. Check out the resources from the ELCA
  3. Share your story! Following your participartion on Sept. 7, please share your stories, photos and the impact of your work with the whole church by sending them to

You work every day to love your neighbors and make your community a better place. Now let’s do it together! More at

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