Newsletter april 2019

April 3, 2019

Newsletter april 2019

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RSS South Dakota Synod

  • The Rev. Constanze Hagmaier elected bishop of the ELCA South Dakota Synod
    SIOUX FALLS, SD (June 1, 2019) – The Rev. Constanze Hagmaier was elected June 1 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the South Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during the synod assembly, held May 31 and June 1 in Sioux Falls, SD
  • Update from the Bishop Election Committee
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to technical problems with the electronic voting system, the Bishop Election Committee decided to repeat the third and fourth ballot using paper ballots. The purpose is to ensure the integrity of the vote for Office of Bishop. The Bishop Election Committee appreciates your patience in this process.
  • Seven candidates identified for the next Lutheran Bishop in South Dakota
    Over 500 voting members of the South Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America were gathered today at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD to pray, discern and elect a new bishop for the South Dakota Synod. Seven candidates have been identified as nominees from a result of the second ballot […]
  • Results of the Second Ballot
    Results of the Second Ballot. There was no election on the second ballot. The Top 7 candidates will move onto the Third Ballot. Speeches by the Top 7 candidates will happen tomorrow morning in the Third Plenary Session. Biographical Information of the Top 7 Tesch, Bill 128 Hagmaier, Constanze 83 Binstock, Heidi 71 Opoien, Tom […]
  • Results of the First Ballot
    The following names were placed on the first ballot for Bishop Election. There was no election, so this ballot becomes a nominating ballot. Please click here to download to see the first ballot results. Nominees had until 2:00 PM to withdraw their name. A second ballot will be cast later this afternoon at 2:40 PM.

RSS ELCA World Hunger

  • Welcome Summer Interns!
        This summer ELCA World Hunger welcomes two interns to the team. We are excited to have them share their gifts and talents with us. Learn more about them below!   Aml Mohamed, ELCA World Hunger Education Summer Intern My name is Aml Mohamed, and I will be working as the ELCA World Hunger […]
  • Welcome New Staff!
      Hello! I’m Brooke De Jong, and I am very excited to join the ELCA World Hunger team as the Program Assistant for Hunger Education and share my diverse work background with the team. I can’t wait to see what new things we can do together. Most recently, I served as the Director for Youth, […]