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What's new?

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Winterset St. Paul Lutheran Church of Winterset participated in the ELCA…

Amber Jackson-Elwer joins the Office of the Bishop in the role of Administrative Assistant for…

Twelve members of the Synod Council and Office of the Bishop staff met on Saturday,…

Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director for the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the…

Bishop Amy Current was privileged to serve as a panelist at the Bread for the…

  Jesus said, “The first commandment is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the…

Amy Van Dyke joins the Office of the Bishop in the role of Associate to…

Jesus said to them, “This is my commandment that you love one another as I…

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s Grace.

We are a church whose unity is in Jesus Christ, who gathers us around word and water, wine and bread.

We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world---together.

We are a church that belongs to Christ. There is a place for you here.

We are a church that believes Jesus is God’s “Yes” to us. Our lives can be a “Yes” to others.