Last updated September 2021
The Office of the Bishop is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular focus on the health and well-being of people in the Southeastern Iowa Synod congregations and communities. New resources and information will be posted on this page as it pertains to the pandemic and the ministry of the synod. Email your questions, comments, or resource suggestions about this page to Val Harlynn, Associate for Communications
Visit the eNews archives for the news and information emailed on Mondays
Looking for in-person worship? The Office of the Bishop is not maintaining a list of this type. Please talk with a local pastor or leadership to learn what congregations may be doing.
- August 26: Message from Bishop Current about vaccinations
- July 28: Letter and video from Bishop Current about updated CDC guidelines and COVID variants
- May 17: Letter from Bishop Current about CDC guidelines for vaccinated individuals
- May 3: Letter from Bishop Current about updated CDC guidelines and Office of the Bishop Staff
Free re-gathering, renewal resource for your congregationThriving Beyond Covid, a scripture-based small and large group study. The days ahead will be challenging but they can be managed with faith and a plan. Check out this two-minute video (https://youtu.be/w1VQ5dM0ee0) and the website to see if this resource is something your congregation might want to use. A leader guide, small and large group participant guides, and videos, are available for free download at www.ThrivingBeyondCovid.org.