Monthly Archives: July 2013

Invitation to the Installation of Bishop Steven Delzer

By the Grace of God The Reverend Steven Harvey Delzer is called as the third bishop of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America He will be installed at a festive service of Holy Communion Saturday, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Bishop Steven Delzer

The first of September, 2013, marks the beginning of the term for the new bishop of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod, ELCA. Rev. Steven (Steve) Delzer was elected by the Synod Assembly on June 8 on the fifth ballot (more on … Continue reading

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Meet the Churchwide Assembly Voting Members

The 2013 Churchwide Assembly will be held August 12-17 in Pittsburgh, Pa. A total of 952 voting members from 9,638 congregations of the 65 synods will serve on behalf of the over 4 million baptized members of the Evangelical Lutheran … Continue reading

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Synod Assembly Summary

A longer summary in text and printable formats is available at semnsynod.org/assembly/2013-synod-assembly-news On June 7-8, 2013, the Southeastern Minnesota Synod gathered at the Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, Minn., for the annual Synod Assembly. Election of a Bishop A defining aspect … Continue reading

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