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The following was published in a Lutheran Magazine in Hungary by Aron Czapek.  Aron was a guest from our Hungarian Synod Companion who traveled to Houston with Trinity Lutheran in Mason City.   Please close your eyes a little, imagine your average day. Only in big lines, with all the habits, with the swirling. And […]

InternationalStudents

Three international students, two from Namibia and one from Hungary, have been invited to travel with Northeastern Iowa Synod youth to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas this summer. Marian Torodis will be coming from the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Republic of Namibia (ELCRN). Bishop Ernst GAMXAMUB from ELCRN was a guest of the Northeastern […]

vistiors

Two nursing students from the University of Debrecen, Hungary and participants in the Lutheran Church’s “Roma College” will be visiting Northeastern Iowa during the next 10 days. Sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, The Roma College helps Roma students make the transition to university life through mentoring, and additional education, including learning about […]

hungary

Guest blog by the Rev. Dr. Kathryn Kleinhans, Mike and Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission at Wartburg College The word “companion” is rooted in the experience of sharing bread with someone. Members of the Northeastern Iowa Synod have the opportunity to do just that by participating in a ‘Reformation Then […]

Social Media Sunday

I know, Fall arrived sooner than you were ready and there were Rally Day and God’s Work our Hands Day, and a new Bible Study starting up and plans for the Fall Supper and Bazaar.  And last year you thought you’d do something really elaborate for Social Media Sunday, but here it is coming up […]

Social Media Sunday

Last year on Reformation Sunday, Northeastern Iowa Synod members joined thousands of churchgoers across the country (and Canada) to check in, tweet, post, and Instagram what was happening at their churches. This year, on September 25, we hope to have even more participate in Social Media Sunday. Social Media Sunday began in 2013 with Carolyn […]

Molnar

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 […]