Bishop's Installation

Details for the Installation of Rev. Laurie Skow-Anderson,

Bishop Elect for the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin

August 25, 2018

2:00 p.m.

Bethel Lutheran Church, Highlands Campus

504 Frontage Road

Hudson, WI  54016

Installation Details

  • CONGREGATION MEMBERS & ROSTERED MINISTERS must RSVP to Liz Bartsch by August 20. Remember to let her know if you will be singing in the choir. or 715.859.6810
  • ROSTERED MINISTERS are invited to vest process - the color of the day is RED. There will be a group photo taken in the courtyard at 1:30 p.m. with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton. Please RSVP to Liz Bartsch as soon as possible. Let her know if you will be singing in the choir and how many from your congregation are attending. or 715-859-6810
  • 12:45 - MASS CHOIR REHEARSAL For anyone who might be interested, a choir will be assembled at Bethel the afternoon of the installation; two pieces will be rehearsed and sung during the installation: Be Thou My Vision-Sung during the offering (WOV, With One Voice, Blue Hymnal), and For Everyone Born a Place at the Table (Renewing Worship Hymnal); feel free to practice in advance!
  • YOUTH GATHERING REUNION- All the you who attended the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston are invited to reunite at the installation and lead the Call to Worship and the Sending as a large group - please arrive by 1:30 and wear your red Synod Day Houston shirt from the Gathering, if you have one.
  • OFFERING -  To celebrate our synod's generosity the installation offering will be divided between the Fund for Leaders (offering seminary scholarships) and the Global Farm Challenge. At the youth gathering in Houston, ELCA World Hunger launched the Global Farm Challenge, where all gifts, up to $515,000 will be matched. We have an opportunity to join the youth with our support. Your gift will speak loudly to the young leaders of this church and help us draw near to the vision "that all may be fed."