The triennial Churchwide Assembly of the ELCA is August 5-10 this year. I will join twenty-some other folks from the IN-KY mission territory in Milwaukee as voting members and visitors, gathered under the theme “Church Together.” As I often say about our synod assemblies, we will cram as much as we can of what it means to be the church into those six days. Read the full article below.

Meeting in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Purdue Memorial Union at Purdue University under the theme “Who is My Neighbor?”, this year’s Synod Assembly provided ample opportunity for worship, learning, fellowship, service, and for attending to the business of the synod. Read the recap below.

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