Fall Theological Event Registration is Now Open!


Registration is Now Open!

Bishop’s Election Information


At our next Synod Assembly in June 2016, we will be holding a Bishop election. The Bishop election is held every six years. The election is guided by the Holy Spirit while following a fair and independent process.

Pastor Norma Castillo


I received a call from Pastor Lisa Bates-Froiland this morning. She and Mary Campbell have been in El Salvador for the past week, where they had …

Register for Synod Assembly Online

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Register for Synod Assembly online – early bird discounted prices expire on April 30.

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Synod Assembly 2015 Blood Drive


Opportunities to Serve – Nominations for Synod Assembly

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Opportunities to Serve The Greater Milwaukee Synod is looking for individuals willing to serve as Voting Members of the 2016 Churchwide Assembly, and to serve on …

Growing Healthy Leaders and Congregations


For the past five years, Pastor Chuck Brummond has served faithfully as our synod’s Director of Rostered Leaders,  offering his wisdom gained over 30 years of …

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To All Congregations of the Greater Milwaukee Synod:

The following proposed actions will be presented to the 2015 Greater Milwaukee Synod Assembly for approval.

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Have a free hour? Kevan Penvose speaks on discipleship.

  Greetings Disciples,   Check out Pastor Kevan Penvose, of Unity, Milwaukee, who attended our ELCA’s First Call Pastors Coaching event about his work to create a culture of …

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The Greater Milwaukee Synod Online Directory: Getting Started


Attention rostered leaders, synod council and synod committee members! We have officially launched our brand new, online photo directory. Below you can learn step-by-step instructions on …

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Mission Support Half Year Report

“THANKS” to 131 congregation of the Greater Milwaukee Synod which sent in nearly one million dollars ($999,273 to be exact) in the first half (February-July) of …

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Divine Foolishness

Elizabeth Eaton

Christ crucified is God’s clearest and most complete act of love By Elizabeth A. Eaton For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who …

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Plan now for Global Church Sunday


This fall, ELCA congregations and ministries are invited to celebrate God’s global church by hosting a Global Church Sunday. For ideas on when and how, visit …

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Deeper Understanding – Financial Stewardship

A way of life allowing us to become grateful, generous, loving, hopeful people Sadly, for many stewardship means raising money for church. In the Bible a …

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“People want to make the world a better place to live. They want to believe that they can truly make a difference for the better. There …

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Free educational webinars


Did you know that Augsburg Fortress and sparkhouse offer a number of free educational webinars every week? Webinars are usually 30-60 minutes in length and are open to everyone.

View all webinars at:

And did we mention they’re free?

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New and improved synod listserve!


We’ve moved our synod listserve! Make sure you update your address books

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StewardNet features Just One More Ministry

Dear friends, When you reflect on your stewardship ministry, do you ever think about the idea of engagement? Many times we focus on diving into the …

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