Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 16, 2020 Show 735 Hour 2

Today is Interfaith Day in Pierre. Constanza Hagmaier is the bishop of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA and Taneeza Islam is with South Dakota Voices for Peace. They join us to discuss this very special day in Pierre.

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Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 5, 2019 Show 694 Hour 2

As we approach the 39th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's dismantling, South Dakota Lutherans gather for services of remembrance. Constanze Hagmaier is the bishop of the South Dakota Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Synod. Hagmaier is a native of Germany.

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Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Holm visited us to discuss his book Life's Final Journey: A Guide for Aging and Dying With Grace. Lori talked with Reverend Constanze Hagmaier, the new ELCA bishop. Jon Schaff joined Lori Walsh for an in-depth look at Abraham Lincoln. And we hear music by Rashell Riser.


Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 28, 2019 Show 583 Hour 1

David Zellmer has served two full terms as the Bishop of the ELCA South Dakota Synod. He's no longer eligible for re-election.

What does the future hold for Bishop Zellmer? He visits with SDPB's Chris Laughery as he reflects on the last 12 years.

Solidarity On The 80th Anniversary Of Kristallnacht

Nov 9, 2018
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 9, 2018 Show 458 Hour 1

On the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, or "The Night of Broken Glass," several Lutheran Bishops have issued a statement of solidarity to the Jewish Community.

Reverend David Zellmer, Bishop of the Evangelical Church in America's South Dakota Synod, explains the statement and continuing efforts of support of the Jewish Community after 14 people were killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.