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2023 NE MN Synod Women of the ELCA Summer Convention/Gathering

June 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - June 13, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for two days of learning, fellowship, prayer, sisterhood and exposure to the work of God’s mission in the world.

Why should I attend?

Here are some of the reasons why women enjoy attending our Summer Convention/Gathering: “An educational and uplifting experience; workshop topics are timely and presented by well-informed speakers; sisterhood and shared faith and worship; learn about the things that are going on in the ELCA, Women of the ELCA, our Synod and the world; relationship building; fun, refreshment and renewal of the spirit; networking and fellowship time with other women throughout the Synod.”

How do I register for Convention?

Online Registration is available at https://2023NEMNWELCA.eventbrite.com

Paper Registration forms can be found 1) on the NE MN Synod Women’s website at https://nemnsynod.org/ne-mn-synod-womens-organization-welca/ 2) in the March Registration mailing, or 3) in the February & May issues of the Northeastern Lights.

What are the differences between the activities on Monday and Tuesday?

Monday’s activities include welcome and worship, dedication of the convention quilt, in-kind offerings and kits, a report from our Church-wide Representative, plenary sessions, Discovery time workshops, and time to visit the Marketplace for buy it now and silent auction items, the quilt truck, prayer room and exhibits. There is also time to catch up with new and old friends from around the Synod.

Tuesday’s activities include Bible study lead by Chaplain Lori Gordon, an update from the Synod Office staff, Discovery Time workshops, Conference meetings and time to visit the Marketplace, quilt truck, prayer room and exhibits. We’ll close with plenary reviews, financial reports on offerings and in-kind gifts, attendance traveling trophies, installation of new Board Members and Triennial Voting members and a closing litany.


June 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am
June 13, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Zion Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids, MN
2901 U.S. 169
Grand Rapids,MN55744United States