Building Bridges Reports, Resolutions, resources

Below you will find the resources needed for the 2018 Synod Assembly. You are welcome to print these if you would like to bring a hard copy to the assembly. Otherwise, feel free to use your laptop or mobile device (smart phone or tablet) during the assembly to look at the resources. There will be plenty of wi-fi available in the Lutheran Ministry Center.

Reports, Resolutions, Memorials, Bios, etc.

See below for resources needed for the assembly.

  • Cluster Reports

    Cluster One

    Cluster Two/Three

    Cluster Four Report

    Cluster Five Report

    Cluster Six Report

    Cluster Seven

    Cluster Eight

  • Council & Team Reports

    WELCA Report

    Synod Discipleship Team Report

    Leadership Development Team Report

    Endowment Fund Report

    Candidacy Report

  • Synod Staff Reports

    Bishop Mike's Report

    DEM/Assistant to the Bishop Report (Pastor Liz Albertson)

    Call Process Administrator Report (Pastor Carl Hoffman)

    Communications and Building Report (Laura Bunch)

  • Financial Reports

    Recommended & Proposed Budget for the Assembly

    Financial Graphs FYE 1312018 Powerpoint

    Profit and Loss FYE 1312018 PDF

    Balance Sheet FYE1312018

  • Synod, ELCA, & Partner Reports

    Letter from Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton- English

    Letter from Bishop Eaton - Spanish

    2018 Synod Assemblies  Churchwide report in detail

    Bethany Report

    Lutheran Planned Giving Report

    Mission Investment Fund Report

    Oaks Indian Mission Report

    Portico Annual Report

    A-OK Via de Cristo Information

    Joint Report from LSTC and Wartburg

    Seafarers International Report

  • Rules, Resolutions, Changes

    Agenda for the Assembly

    Nomination Ballot for elections

    Elections at the 2018 Assembly, with descriptions


    Nomination forms/Bios-

    • Cluster 1 - Pat Garling bio
    • Cluster 5- Lisa Milzarek bio
    • Cluster 7 - Shari Marshall bio
    • VP - Jackie Wilson bio
    • VP Holly Lantagne bio
    • VP - Vince Indelicato bio
    • Delegate to Churchwide Assembly - Jackie Wilson bio
    • Youth & Young Adult Leader- Jona Burnett bio
    • Women's Representatve/WELCA- Penny Budzien bio

    Standing Rules for the 2018 assembly

    Resolution for the Arkansas Oklahoma Synod, ELCA to Support the Arkansas Poor People's Campaign

    Memorial to the Churchwide Assembly to Support the Arkansas Poor People's Campaign

    Memorial on the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women