Imagine all God's people seeing our family responsibilities,
work, and community involvement as ministry.

Imagine congregations that equip and empower people
for ministry-not just in the church, but in all of life.

Imagine leaders and members finding a renewed sense of joy, purpose,
and vitality as we give ourselves away for the sake of the gospel.
Join us Tuesday, September 18! 
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 301 N. Lincoln St. Redwood Falls, MN
$27 per person if registered by September 10 ($32 after September 10)
Pay online -OR- by mail.
Send one check made out to: SW MN Synod CSWA,
PO Box 499, Redwood Falls, MN 56283.
For more information contact the synod office at 507-637-3904.
Event schedule will be posted online soon.
Event Highlights!  
Speaker: Dwight DuBois, Author of "The Scattered: Imagining a Church that Connects Faith and Life"

Affinity Groups:  Come prepared with a list of questions you would like to ask other members of your affinity group. Bring any resources you use in your position that you think would be helpful to share or you would like advice on. 

FREE Chair Massages will be available throughout the day!
The annual CSWA retreat offers an opportunity for congregational staff to come together for a day of inspiration, learning, and sharing hopes and concerns.

Goal for the Retreat
To support and equip servants of the Gospel to move forward the ministry of Christ.

Objectives:
  • To invite and gather public servants of the Gospel to reflect on and receive God's inspirational presence
  • To uplift others in ministry
  • To provide growth and renewal with others doing similar ministry
  • To encourage the change of personal and congregational growth
Synod Events
Below is a list of all the upcoming synod events. Visit the synod events webpage for more information.
AUGUST 

SEPTEMBER 
September 18, 2018
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Redwood Falls 

September 24-25, 2018
Green Lake Lutheran Ministries
OCTOBER
REGISTRATION OPEN
October 7-9, 2018
Alexandria, MN


NOVEMBER
NW/SW MN Clergy Spouse Retreat
November 2-4, 2018
Luther Crest Bible Camp, Alexandria, MN

SAVE THE DATE
SW MN Synod Assembly
June 7-8, 2019
Redwood Falls, MN
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Southwestern Minnesota Synod, ELCA 
PO Box 499, Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Phone: 507-637-3904