Pastors have been serving more than one congregation probably since there were congregations. Some may be familiar with the term “yoked” congregations.   This is when two congregations share the expenses of a pastor, but maybe not much else.  It is only one of many possibilities when it comes to shared ministry.  The Northeastern Iowa Synod […]

Wednesday night, April 29, the four congregations that make up Cross Roads Lutheran Parish—Faith in Mitchell, St. Luke  in Nora Springs, Rock Creek and St. John in Osage, worked together to welcome singer/songwriter Rachel Kurtz at a “Concert in the Country” at Rock Creek. The concert came about because Cross Roads Diaconal Minister Elayne Werges […]