About Us

The 2009 Assembly of the Southeastern Iowa Synod approved a mission strategy that utilizes the work of commissions.
These five commissions will provide focus and attention to established priorities of the synod.
To view the Mission Strategy document that gives the history, descriptions, and more information, or to see a list of the commissions and members, please click on the appropriate link below.

Church in Society

This commission attends to the intersections between the church's mission and the world's needs. This commission is responsible for holding this synod accountable for our shared commitment to ministry to and with people living in poverty.  Meet the ...

Evangelical Mission

This commission is dedicated to developing and renewing evangelizing congregations. In the name of Jesus, this commission will foster ministries and action that reflect a deep understanding of the connection between the various forms of mission support...

Global Relationships

The Commission for Global Relationships is committed to this synod’s engagement in God’s mission to the whole world. Goals: 1. Raise awareness of accompaniment 2. Affirm and enhance global ministries in congregations 3. Work in par...

Rostered Leadership Support

This commission is dedicated to fostering connections among the rostered leaders of this synod, while addressing issues related to continuing education and enrichment, compensation for ministry, vocational affirmation. This commission attends to needs...

Vocation and Faith Formation

This commission is dedicated to enhancing the ministries of congregations, leaders (called and elected), and individual members of every age throughout this synod. Wholeness, renewal, and faith development are dominant themes that will shape the work...