Synods

Welcome to the Synod resource page. This resource page provides you a visual way to explore and download the many types of resources we have available. You may also use the search engine to find other resources not listed here. 



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ELCA 2018 Annual Report

ELCA 2018 Annual Report

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2019 Synod Assemblies Schedule

Beginning in April and running through June, this is a schedule of the ELCA Synod Assemblies.

2019 Synod Assemblies Schedule

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2019 Synod Assembly Letter Bishop Eaton (English)

 

2019 Synod Assembly Letter Bishop Eaton (English)

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2019 Synod Assembly Letter Bishop Eaton (Spanish)

2019 Synod Assembly Letter Bishop Eaton (Spanish)

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Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

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Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

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Bishop Election - Executive Worship Cover Letter

Bishop Election - Executive Worship Cover Letter

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Bishop Election - Prayer Resources

Bishop Election - Prayer Resources

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Bishop Installation - Checklist-Essentials for Planning Worship

Bishop Installation - Checklist-Essentials for Planning Worship

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Bishop Installation - Contents

Bishop Installation - Contents

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Bishop Installation - Cover Letter

Bishop Installation - Cover Letter

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Bishop Installation - Critical Planning Decision

Bishop Installation - Critical Planning Decision

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Bishop Installation - Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Guests

Bishop Installation - Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Guests

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Bishop Installation - Hosting the Presiding Bishop

Bishop Installation - Hosting the Presiding Bishop

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Bishop Installation - Laying On Hands

Bishop Installation - Laying On Hands

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Bishop Installation - Liturgical Review

Bishop Installation - Liturgical Review

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Bishop Installation - News Media Relations

Bishop Installation - News Media Relations

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Bishop Installation - Planning Installation Worship

Bishop Installation - Planning Installation Worship

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Bishop Installation - Planning Timeline

Bishop Installation - Planning Timeline

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Bishop Installation - Rite of Installation of a Bishop DOC

Bishop Installation - Rite of Installation of a Bishop DOC

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Bishop Installation - Rite of Installation of a Bishop PDF

Bishop Installation - Rite of Installation of a Bishop PDF

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Bishop Installation - Synodical Relations Information

Bishop Installation - Synodical Relations Information

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Bishop Installation - Where to Go for Answers

Bishop Installation - Where to Go for Answers

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Bishop Installation - Worship Content

Bishop Installation - Worship Content

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Financial Assistance Resources for ELCA Rostered Ministers

Financial Assistance Resources for ELCA Rostered Ministers

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Synodical Renewing Strategies

Synodical Renewing Strategies

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Good Samaritan Fund

Gift as emergency aid to rostered clergy currently on leave of call.

Good Samaritan Fund

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Good Samaritan Financial Assistance Application

The Application for Good Samaritan Financial Assistance

Good Samaritan Financial Assistance Application

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Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital

Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital

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Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital (Spanish)

Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital (Spanish)

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Letter to UMC Bishops

ELCA Conference of Bishops Letter to UMC Bishops

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Vision and Expectations

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Vision and Expectations

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019 - Spanish

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019 - Spanish

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COB Statement in Solidarity With Our Children And Youth

COB Statement in Solidarity With Our Children And Youth

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COB Pastoral Letter on Violence

COB Pastoral Letter on Violence

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COB Pastoral Letter Financial Crisis 2008

COB Pastoral Letter Financial Crisis 2008

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COB Pastoral Letter on Human Sexuality 2009

COB Pastoral Letter on Human Sexuality 2009

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Academy at a Glance

Academy at a Glance

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Family Diagram

Family Diagram

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Suggested Readings

Suggested Readings

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Review of Years One Two and Three

Review of Years One Two and Three

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