The Synod Council adopted a new mission statement for our synod as you see above. This mission was not adopted to stay in our minutes and posted on our website never to be looked at again. It is our mission to live into as synod together, even now, especially now.
Bishop Ortiz engages the components of our mission through a series of blog posts to reflect on the meanings as well as how we can and will live out this mission in our communities, synod and world. We pray God fills us with continued courage and grace to lead during these uncertain times!
Dear Colleagues in Christ, It grieves me deeply to bring this matter to your attention regarding composer David Hass. In case you haven’t seen the latest updates in the sexual abuse allegations against him, the
My Confirmation ministry has always been based on a simple idea that former Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson gave me during my first year as a pastor. He was the keynote at the First Call Theological