Category Archives: Synod News

News from the South Central Synod of Wisconsin (SCSW)

2018 Day of Service

Sunday, September 9, 2018 is the ELCA National Day of Service Trinity’s Service Project Continues Throughout September New Heights Lutheran Church, and many of its members, experienced flood damage in the past weeks. To assist them, we are collecting items … Continue reading

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Flood Assistance Resources

As some of us deal with the flooding of this week, we want to let you all know of some resources for help. LUAD, MIF, LSS are all available to assist as they can. Contact numbers are below. Let’s all … Continue reading

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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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