Bishop Tiemann

Rev. Dr. Ray Tiemann

Elected in May 2000 to serve as the fourth bishop of the Southwestern Texas Synod  of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He began his first six-year term of office on September 1, 2000 and was re-elected in May, 2006 for a second six-year term and was re-elected in May 2012 for a third six-year term.

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Assembly Sermon May 2014
Assembly Sermon May 2013
Assembly Sermon May 2012

Conference of Bishops Report

October 2015
March 2015
October 2014
March 2014


Bishop's Academy Report
January 2014


Action Letters on Resolutions

Central Texas Interfaith Statemnt
on Humane Immigration Reform


Press-Univision, Austin
Press- KEYE TV-Austin


Bishop's Message to WELCA

Bishop's Sabbatical Report

Companion Synod Relationship

February Visit to Costa Rica
Visit from Martin Jung, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation
Susie W., Judith S., Martin J., Bishop Ray T. Sue B.
Annual Report to the Bishop due February 15th


Last Published: October 7, 2015 10:58 AM

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