Thank you!'

As we approach the end of the fiscal year we are grateful for the generous support received from you, the people of Western Iowa.  

There are new staff and new priorities in the synod office, the year was difficult for many who farm, and winter storms brought cancellations for Sunday worship; and still you have been generous with your mission support.  Thank you!

As we approach the end of January and the end of the synod fiscal year, the Western Iowa Synod is very close to reaching the amended proposed budget, but it will take every congregation accomplishing their mission intent to reach that number. 
There is still time to make this payment as the synod office will receive 2019 mission support through Monday, January 27.  

Michael Jacobson                                         Lorna H. Halaas
Treasurer                                                      Bishop
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        Rostered Leader Reports

The Office of the Secretary is responsible for maintaining the rosters of Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ministers of Word and Service. 

The Rostered Ministers Report are current and posted online for completion. The reports may be found on the Office of the Secretary webpagePlease select the appropriate form for your status.

 Thank you for fulfilling one of your roles as a rostered leader of the Western Iowa Synod!!


              A&C Forms 

The Office of the Secretary receives annual congregation reports (Forms A and C), which are used to update the parochial statistics of the ELCA. The data provided is beneficial to the church in many ways.

The online filing system for the A&C forms is up and running. To begin, please go to A & C login, login with Congregation ID and password. You should have received your login numbers and instructions. If not or if they have been misplaced, call the synod office at 712-732-4968 and Julie can help you with these numbers.

Congregational Leadership Directory
Congregations need to go in separately to update their Congregational Leadership Directory.  Go to the link here; login with Congregation ID and password.  They can add, edit, or delete entries to update their leadership.  ELCA requests all have an email address to make sure leaders receive electronic communications. 

  Mission Support Letter of Intent Forms

  We are also in need of your congregation's Letter of Intent     form.  Mission Support Letter of Intent forms were included with your last giving statement mailing. A blank form is available by clicking on this link. Our budget is based on expected support, and the auditors do look at forms returned. 

On the reverse side of the mailed form, is a congregational leadership form to also be completed. That form is available here. This will assist the synod to target audiences for specific communications.  

Please send the completed forms to the Western Iowa Synod Mission Center at 318 E Fifth St., Storm Lake, IA 50588.  You can also email it to Kay at

Thank you for your partnership!!
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Synod Assembly       May 1-2

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Western Iowa Synod
318 E Fifth St.
Storm Lake, IA 50588