The Northeastern Iowa Synod is hosting Pastor Erzsébet Molnár, from our Companion Synod in Hungary this week until June 15. Pastor Molnár is the director of the Roma College, a college of the Lutheran Church, which is not a degree-granting institution, but rather a residential college that provides support, cultural education, etc. for Roma students […]

As part of our Companion Synod relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, the Northeastern Iowa Synod has committed to sponsoring all of the Young Adults in Global Ministry (YAGMs) in Hungary. The ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission program invites ELCA young adults ages 21-29 into a transformative, year-long journey in international service. […]

About four years ago I began a journey down a road I didn’t expect to take.   While finishing my seminary education, I was asked to work in the archives at Wartburg Theological Seminary to catalog documents relating to the struggle for Namibian independence and the efforts in the United States that centered at WTS.  […]

Sunday January 5 at noon Central time, the Northeastern Iowa Synod is going to host a tweetchat for our Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGMs) in Hungary.  #HungaryYAGM is the hashtag.  Some of the YAGMs in Hungary will be on Twitter at that time to respond to questions about their mission and ways we can […]

People of God, saved by grace, we are the ones who call for peace.  We are the ones who work to make it happen. We are the ones who cry for justice and break the cycle of poverty and disease.  I think that our work through the ELCA Malaria Campaign is one of the important ways in which the ELCA, […]

Did you know we have five YAGMs (Young Adults in Global Mission) serving in our Companion Synod in Hungary? You can read more about our Companion Synod Relationship with Hungary at our website.  We have five YAGMs serving in Hungary this year.  You can see from the map above where they are serving. We have […]