Special Bulletin: NEW Director of Evangelical Mission

Deacon Kathleen (Kat) Tigerman earned her BA in French and International Service from Valparaiso University and her MATS (MA in Theological Studies) from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago with emphases in Biblical Studies and Environmental Justice. She also speaks Spanish conversationally. The Lutheran Deaconess Association consecrated Kat as a deaconess in 2012, and she…

Bishop’s Blog – Return and Reflection

I am glad to report that I am returning to work. I am doing so cautiously and carefully, as I continue to recover from open-heart surgery to replace a valve, and severe back pain due to a strep infection. The pain is mostly gone during the day. It comes back at night when I stretch…

Synod Assembly 2023

Rachael’s Message Kat’s Message Travis’s Message Bishop deForest’s Sermon Bishop’s Message Carl’s Report Keynote 1 Keynote 2 Keynote 3 PLENARY 1 WORSHIP PLENARY 4 PLENARY 2 PLENARY 5 PLENARY 3 MONEY MANAGEMENT SUBMISSION FULL TEXT [MONEY] CHAPLAINCY AT DIAKON SUBMISSION FULL TEXT [DIAKON] LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SUBMISSION FULL TEXT [LAND] BULLETIN OF REPORTS OFFICER BIO SHEET…