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(15 March 2019)

Lenten Posts on Synod facebook Page

Throughout Lent, we're posting short readings for Lent on the Synod facebook page. You can reach the Synod facebook page at Scroll through the days to enjoy samplings of poetry, prose, and maybe even some music or film related to the Lenten season.


Camp Luther: Camper Registration

Camp Luther's registration form for Camp Luther 2019 is now available. Visit Camp Luther's website to download you camper's form.

Synod Assembly 2019: Nominations

The Nominations Committee page is up and loaded with information about the positions to be elected at Synod Assembly 2019. We'll be holding elections for Vice President, Synod Councilors, and a clergy member on the Consultation Committee. To review the position descriptions and eligibility criteria, visit the Nominations Committee page. You will also find there a link to the on-line recommendation for nomination form. Public input phase for nominations closes 1 April 2019.

Synod Assembly 2019 Info

Look under the Member Portal for a link to the latest Synod Assembly 2019 information.

Synod Website Updates

Updates have been made to the following pages...

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Parochial Reports

Deadline for submission of parochial reports was February 15. That said, we really want them (even if they are late). Please, please, please---we're begging you---complete your parochial report as soon as possible. More information (including on-line access links) can be found on the Congregations Page.

Synod Newsletter Debuts

A WV-WMD synod newsletter is now being published electronically. The first issue came out in October. The newsletter will work on a free subscription basis. What does that mean? It costs the reader nothing, but the reader does have to subscribe. Subscribers will receive the newsletter by email. To subscribe, click here.

Flood Recovery

Flood recovery is a long and and difficult process. Community Lutheran Partners, Inc. is in it for the long haul. To give through Community Lutheran Partners visit at Also, visit its website to learn about volunteer opportunities. Disaster response teams should coordinate with Sherri Schafer at Community Lutheran Partners prior to making plans to enter the affected area.

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