In June our Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA elected a new synod bishop. Everyone in our synod (southeastern Minnesota) is invited to the installation of Bishop-Elect Regina Hassanally, which will take place on Saturday, September 14 at 2:00 pm at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna.

A special choir will sing at the installation. Interested participants should email Deacon Bob Tewes at A rehearsal will be held the day of the service at 12:30 pm.

Children are wanted and welcome to attend. Presiding Bishop Eaton will be offering a children’s sermon and children are welcome in the service. A nursery will also be available.

Additional details available here.