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News from the South Central Synod of Wisconsin (SCSW)

Racial Equity Task Force Event

Incarceration and Sacred Space Sunday, July 29, 4–6 p.m. New Life Church, 7564 Cottage Grove Rd. A multi-faith panel of religious leaders and people formerly incarcerated will discuss the impact of sacred space on those held in jail. This is … Continue reading

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ELCA Youth Gathering Book Drive

You can help the ELCA Youth Gathering by donating books! As part of the Gathering’s service learning experience, our church youth will distribute donations at community book fairs, camps and other events around Houston. The Houston schools have provided a … Continue reading

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Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld elected bishop of South-Central Synod of Wisconsin

The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld, Beloit, Wis., was elected May 6 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Thomas-Breitfeld is the second African American woman to be … Continue reading

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Bishop Election Forum

You are invited to attend a forum hosted by the Synod Bishop Election Task Force to hear from the pre-identified persons participating in the discernment process. Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 Co. Hwy. M, … Continue reading

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Synod LEAD Event is March 10

Registration deadline is March 1 The South Central Synod of Wisconsin’s annual Leadership Education and Development Day (LEAD) will be Saturday, March 10 at First Lutheran Church in Janesville. Work¬shops run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and are appropriate … Continue reading

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