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 […]

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 […]