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By Rev. Erika Uthe, Director for Evangelical Mission   But [Elijah] himself went a day’s…

  The office of the Bishop is assessing the need as a result of the…

The Rev. Amy Current is elected Bishop of the Southeastern Iowa Synod ELCA   West…

West Des Moines, Iowa (August 6, 2020) – Over 340 voting members of the Southeastern Iowa…

A Statement of the Southeastern Iowa Synod Council Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Adopted July…

Worship Resources There are several new resources for the next few weeks that have been…

By Val Harlynn, Communications I have received several requests in the last few days about…

Ecumenical Leaders re-issue statement about in-person gatherings Denominational leaders from across the state of Iowa,…

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.

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.