A Statement of the Southeastern Iowa Synod Council Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Adopted July 18, 2020 In response to the social unrest ignited by the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the subsequent cries for racial justice in our nation, and in acknowledgment of the systematic racism that infects our nation,…

Worship Resources There are several new resources for the next few weeks that have been made available recently. Baptism Guidelines Bishop Burk has drafted “” May 31 – Pentecost  Association of Lutheran Church Musicians -Virtual Hymn “O Day Full of Grace”  This collaborative effort is downloadable, streamable, and free use on any of your online…

By Val Harlynn, Communications I have received several requests in the last few days about equipment to “step-up” recorded or live-streamed worship. I have been hesitant to offer advice as each congregation has unique needs. There is no one size fits all hardware or software package. Buying a box light and clip-on mic for a…

Ecumenical Leaders re-issue statement about in-person gatherings Denominational leaders from across the state of Iowa, including Bishop Michael Burk, re-issued their April, 28 letter about in-person gatherings. See the new statement: Denominational Leaders Remain United: Congregations should refrain from in-person gatherings (May 7, 2020) Critical Incident Stress Management Webinar In the midst of a global…

Denominational Leaders Unite: Congregations should refrain from in-person gatherings   As denominational leaders in the Christian tradition, we are united in our concern regarding Governor Kim Reynolds’ declaration to allow spiritual and religious gatherings in Iowa. It was with surprise we learned of the Governor’s proclamation and, as such, we feel compelled to provide clarity…

by Val Harlynn, Associate for Communications Online Worship Attendance This week the churchwide organization release a tool to help measure online worship attendance. Measuring attendance when providing online worship is confusing, as are the data that social media and video platform provide. I have seen lots of reports that online worship attendance has been up!…

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