Craig’s Public Schedule

As pastors seek to visit congregants on a regular basis, so Bishop Satterlee endeavors to visit congregations regularly. Bishop Satterlee concentrates on congregations that invite him, congregations celebrating significant events, and those where there is a need. The bishop is happy to schedule special worship services during the week, and finds  these to be very meaningful times. They frequently include time for a meal, fellowship, and conversation that Sunday morning cannot. The bishop does his best to accept invitations to preach and/or preside, especially when there is a sacramental need due to vacation or vacancy. You may schedule a visit by calling the Lansing Office (517-321-5066. Sarah Holland (sarahholland@mittensynod.org)  takes the lead in scheduling the bishop.

February 2018

  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, February 14,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, February 14, 11:30 AM.
  • Fort Hood, Missouri, February 15-19, 2018.
  • Stewardship, St. Luke’s, Grand Rapids, February 20, 6:30 PM.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, February 21,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, February 21, 11:30 AM.
  •  Living Water, Lansing Office, February 22, 12 PM.
  • University, East Lansing, February 22, 5 PM.
  • Candidacy Committee, Hillsdale, February 23-24, 2018.
  • Christ United, Dewitt, February 25.
  • Bishop’s Day off, February 26.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, February 28,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, February 28, 11:30 AM.


March 2018

  • Conference of Bishops, March 1-6, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, March 7,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  March 7, 11:30 AM.
  • Southern Ohio Synod  Rostered Minister Event, March 11-12, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, March 14,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  March 14, 11:30 AM.
  • Zion, Comstock Park, March 18, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, March 19, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, March 21,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  March 21, 11:30 AM.
  • Our Savior, Edmore, March 21.
  • Synodically Authorized Ministry Reauthorization Meetings, Lansing Office, March 22.
  • Holy Week, March 25-April 1.
    • Palm Sunday–Peace, South Haven, March 25.http://example.com
    • Monday in Holy Week–Chrism Mass, Trinity, Battle Creek, March 26, 10 AM.
    • Wednesday in Holy Week–Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  March 28, 11:30 AM.
    • Good Friday- University, East Lansing, March 30, 2018. 12 PM
    • Good Friday- Trinity, Battle Creek, March 30, 2018. 7 PM
    • Easter –Trinity, Hillsdale, April 1, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, March 28,10:0 AM..


April 2018

  • Easter, Trinity, Hillsdale,April 1, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, April 2, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, April 4,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  April 4, 11:30 AM.
  • Synod Council,Saron, St. Joseph, April 7, 2018.
  • Saron, St. Joseph, April 8, 2018.
  • Valparaiso Liturgical Institute, April 9-11, 2018.
  • Vacation, April 12-16, 2018.
  • Response Team, Lansing Office, April 17, 6 PM.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, April 18,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  April 18, 11:30 AM.
  • Retirement Seminar, location TBD, April 19, 9:30 AM.
  • Walking Together, April 21, 2018.
  • St. Paul, Greenville, April 22, 2018.
  • Region 6 Bishops, April 22-23, 2018.
  • Region 6 F CTE, April 23-25, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, April 25,10:0 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office,  April 25, 11:30 AM.
  • Boundary Training, TBT, Apr. 26, 2018.
  • St. Matthew, Heron and Spruce, Spruce, April 29, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, April 30, 2018.


May 2018

  •  Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office,May 2, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, May 2, 11:30 AM.
  • St. Thomas, Cheboygan, May 6, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, May 7, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office,May 9, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, May 9, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, May 14, 2018.
  • Traveres Conference, May 15, 2018
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office,May 16, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, May 16, 11:30 AM.
  • Synod Assembly, Lansing, May 20-22, 2018
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office,May 30, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, May 30, 11:30 AM.


June 2018

  •  Bishop’s Day Off, June 4, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, June 6, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, June 6, 11:30 AM.
  • Zion, Cadillac, June 10, 2018.
  •  Bishop’s Day Off, June 11, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, June 13, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, June 13, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, June 18, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, June 20, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, June 20, 11:30 AM.
  • Trinity, Barton City, June 23, 2018.
  • New Life of Ancona County, June 24, 2018.
  • ELCA Youth Gathering, Houston, TX, June 27-30, 2018.


 Sabbatical, July 2-September 25, 2018.

  •  England Church History Tour, June 30-July 8, 2018.


September 2018

  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, September 26, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, September 26, 11:30 AM.
  • Conference of Bishops, September 27–October 3, 2018.


October 2018

  • Conference of Bishops, September 27–October 3, 2018.
  • Synod Council Retreat, St. Paul, Alpena, October 5-6, 2018.
  • Cross of Christ, Petoskey, October 7, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, October 8, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, October 10, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, October 10, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, October 15, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, October 17, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, October 17, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, October 22, 2018.
  • LARCC Retreat, October 23-25, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, October 24, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, October 24, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, October 29, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, October 31, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, October 31, 11:30 AM.


November 2018

  • Bishop’s Day Off, November 5, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, November 7, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, November 7, 11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, November 12, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, November 14, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, November 14,, 11:30 AM.
  • Vacation, November 16-25, 2018.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, November 26, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, November 28, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, Novembember 28,  11:30 AM.


December 2018 

  • Bishop’s Day Off, December 3, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, December 5, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, December 5,  11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, December 10, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, December 12, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, December 12,  11:30 AM.
  • Bishop’s Day Off, December 17, 2018.
  • Synod Staff Meeting, Lansing Office, December 19, 10 AM..
  • Synod Eucharist, Lansing Office, December 19,  11:30 AM.


2019-2020

  • Bishops’ Academy, Location TBD, January 2-7, 2019.
  • SEAson of the Church Cruise, Carnival Dream, January 20-27, 2019.
  • Conference of Bishops, Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, Illinois, February 28 –March 5, 2019.
  • Synod Assembly, May 16-18, 2019.
  • John S Marten Preaching Conference, University of Notre Dame, June 24-26, 2019.
  • ELCA Churchwide Assembly, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 3-11, 2019.
  • *Conference of Bishops, Chicago, Illinois, September 26-October 1, 2019.
  • ​*Bishops’ Academy,  Location TBD, January 1-6, 2020.
  • *Conference of Bishops, Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, Illinois, March 5-10, 2020.
  • *Conference of Bishops, Chicago, Illinois, March 1-6, 2020.


*Pending the results of the 2019 Bishop Election.


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