“In truth these are the very days in which we have been baptized. We are called to live out our baptism in Christ faithfully. That means living in hope instead of fear, continuing to witness and serve, and doing those things that demonstrate both our love of God and love for our neighbors.”

                                                                                                                                 – Bishop Gerald Mansholt

How can we respond?

Health Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services have prevention and health resources available.

CDC Website

Wisconsin Health Services Website

Badger Bounce Back Dashboard


Presiding Bishop Eaton Response

A statement and video from ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on COVID-19 and how Lutherans should respond.

Bishop Eaton Statement

ELCA Worship Blog


Being Church in New Ways

How can we continue to worship and be spiritual even in times where gathering in physical presence in community may not be an option? We will be sharing virtual bible study and ELCA livestream services on our page as they become availalbe. Please check this link for more details regarding online ministries.

Synod Resources

ELCA Resources

Congregational Planning Checklist

Wisconsin Council of Churches Resources

NY Times Coronavirus in America – The Year Ahead

 Jake Morril, Church in VUCA times video





Are you wondering how you can utilize technology to stream your worship service or conduct a virtual bible study? Contact synod communications manager Ben Stepanek at or at                920-750-6821 with any questions.

Synod Video on Resources

Synod Zoom Recordings

Lead Digital Worship Webinar





Worship is continuing to happen online! Here is the schedule of all upcoming live-stream services.

Sunday Services

 Congregational Task Force Contact Form