synodassembly18

The good people of the Northeastern Iowa Synod again assembled for a time of worship, fellowship and business. The theme this year was Renewal through Education, with Philip Melanchthon as our featured reformer. We are nearing the end of our six year focus on renewal through heroes and heroines of the reformation.  This theme has […]

Anita

Anita graduated from Iowa State with a B.S. in Biology/Zoology. Raised in the Roman Catholic Church, Anita learned about Martin Luther and found her faith struggles were very similar to his. Drawn to its emphasis on grace, she joined the Lutheran Church. Anita raised three children, was a hospital volunteer, biology teacher, and coach, assistant […]

5.17.18

  It’s no rumor…the helicopters are here…..              …389 workers arrested…              …….“Pablo, take care of my children.”                      …..Tell anyone who is afraid or alone to come to St. Bridget’s.                            ………Postville Church Offers Refuge.                                    ……Give us courage, Give us hope…Give us love.. The litany read at “The Summons,” an Interfaith Prayer Service […]

Tawanda was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. After graduating from high school at an Episcopalian boarding school in Zimbawe, he decided to attend Wartburg College in the United States. While attending Wartburg, became a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran in Waverly. He worked summers as a camp counselor at EWALU and Although Tawanda received a BA […]

ThisisSue

Sue is a TEEM Candidate serving Zion, Alta Vista and Immanuel, Lawler. Sue attended Wartburg College for two years for physical therapy and then decided to change directions and went to the University of Iowa for dentistry.  She was a dental hygienist for 40 years and retired in 2017. Then she decided to go another […]

Coco is a student at Wartburg Theological Seminary. She graduated from Wartburg College.  She did an internship one summer with the Northeastern Iowa Synod.  She was the youth director at St. John in Nashua and before that a member of WYLDE. A generous gift of $10,000 to the H. George Anderson Fund for Leaders from […]

Ezter2

Ezter Andó is from our Companion Synod Hungary and  will be serving this summer at EWALU as a part of the ELCA’s international Counselor Program. Learn more about her in her own words: My name is Eszter Andó. I was born on the 3rd of November, 1993, in Veszprém, Hungary. I am the only child […]