The 32nd Assembly of the Southeastern Iowa Synod was held May 10 and 11, 2019, at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines. Over 375 voting members and visitors gathered around the theme “One Bread. One Body."
Rachel Alley, from Youth Ministry, Domestic Mission Unit, served as the churchwide representative providing updates and stories of the work we do together as the ELCA. Wendy Davidson, president of specialty channels at Kellogg North America was a special guest speaker. The primary business of the assembly was passings three resolutions, approving the synod budget and changes to minimum compensation guidelines.
Additionally, there were forums which allowed assembly participants to learn about partner ministries, shared ministries in Southeastern Iowa, and participate in bible studies.
A fuller summary of the event, videos, and photos will be posted as they become available.
The 2020 Assembly of the Southeastern Iowa Synod will be held May 1-3, 2020, at the Coralville Marriott and Convention Center.