News

Strategic Planning Update
THANK YOU to all who have participated in our synod’s strategic listening and visioning process so far!
Announcing Synod-Wide Listening Gatherings
Please plan to participate in one of our four upcoming in-person listening gatherings as part of our synod-wide listening and visioning process.
Announcing Synod-Wide Survey
YOU are invited to participate in the next phase of our synod-wide listening and visioning process.
Mission Grants for Outreach Programs
SMJA grant applications are due April 1.
Synod-Wide Listening and Strategic Planning Process
We are beginning a synod-wide listening and strategic planning process.
Deacon Jason Fisher Called as Director for Evangelical Mission
Deacon Jason Fisher has been called to serve as our new full-time Director for Evangelical Mission beginning March 4.
2024 Synod Assembly
The 2024 Central/Southern Illinois Synod Assembly will be held June 6-8 at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel.
Pastor Amy Ziettlow Called as Assistant to the Bishop
Pastor Amy Ziettlow is called as the synod's assistant to the bishop for transformational leadership.
Installation Livestream & Offering
The bishop's installation service will be livestreamed
Bishop Busboom to be Installed
The Rev. Dr. Greg G. Busboom will be installed as the new bishop of the Central/Southern Illinois Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Saturday, September 23.