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Southeast Michigan Synod • ELCA
Take a Seat

Pr. Sarah Mayer-Flatt, Synod Storyteller, will share stories of her own, as well as stories that are part of our shared life in southeast Michigan. You can look for them throughout the year. You are welcome to quote from her stories, share them friends, or put them in your church newsletter, and remember to give Pr. Sarah credit if you do so: “Take a Seat” + article title.

Take a Seat
Financial Matters
Financial Matters

Presenter: Pastor Niklaus Schillack

This lab examines three areas a congregational leader can improve with bitesize steps: 1) Council Policies and Actions; 2) Cashflow Checks and Balances; and 3) Transparency.

Financial Best Practice
Declaring Nursing Homes a Mission Field
Declaring Nursing Homes a Mission Field

Currently national estimates suggest that over 1,500,000 people reside in nursing homes each day with well over 50% rarely receiving visits.

Nursing Homes

We are the Southeast Michigan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). 

As one of 65 regional bodies of the ELCA, the SE MI Synod empowers, supports, and serves 100 area congregations and its members.

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  • 2024 ELCA Youth Gathering
    June 16-20, 2024
  • All Saints Sunday, November 5
  • Autumn Leadership Event for Clergy, LLMs, Synod Council, November 5-7
    Info and Registration
  • Advent Season, December 3-24
  • Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24
  • Christmas, Monday, December 25
  • New Years Eve, Sunday, December 31
  • New Years Day, Monday, January 1, 2024
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