• For recent photos of Reconciliation Lutheran Church, Community Center and Clinic, click here.
  • Ready to take steps to help advocate for peace in South Sudan? Here’s a sample letter and suggestions from Rev. Pete Reuss (link).
  • Here’s a piece with highlights from the three delegates of our synod who went to South Sudan & Ethiopia in November 2017 (link).
  • This is a link to an album of photos that Rev. Wal Reat shared while he was back on his visit to southeastern MN over the summer (link).

Our synod has created two videos about our synod’s accompaniment in South Sudan available here.

Our denomination, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has also created a video about the emerging Lutheran Church in South Sudan featuring Rev. Mawien Ariik & Rev. Wal Reat.

More coming soon!


  • Worshiping communities


  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of Africa – Mission in South Sudan
    • Covenant
    • Juba
    • Gambella (Rev. Wal Reat)

Hand-in-Hand funding