materialsbuttongifIn preparation for the 2014 Metro D.C. Synod Assembly, the following material is prepared for your consideration. All documents are pdf files unless otherwise indicated.  (Jump jump to main Synod Assembly page.)


PRE-ASSEMBLY MATERIALS COLLECTION as of 6/12/14

  • Bulk File (188 pages) – election process photos not included
  • NOTE: Wireless access IS available in our Plenary Hall at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. However, seating is chairs only – no tables (so… laptops will really be on laps).
  • PRINTING? Review content. You may want to omit printing the 2013 Minutes or other multiple-page items found toward the end of the bulk file.

LATE ADDITIONS


Individual Filesincluding election process photos

Summary of Contents as of 6/12/14

PRELIMINARY MATERIALS

2014 Synod Assembly Notification Letter
Roberts Rules of Order Summary
Roberts Rules of Order Chart
Update on 2013 Synod Assembly Resolution Safe and Responsible Use of Firearmsfile added after 6/12/14

SECTION 1—RULES OF PROCEDURE AND AGENDA

1.1 Rules of Procedure
1.2 Draft Agenda (5/28/14 edition)

SECTION 2—REPORTS OF BISHOPS AND ASSISTANTS

2.1.1a Report of the ELCA Presiding Bishop (English)
2.1.1b Report of the ELCA Presiding Bishop (Español)
2.2.1 Report of the Bishop
2.3.1 Report of Assistant to the Bishop
2.4.1 Report of Director for Evangelical Mission & Assistant to the Bishop

SECTION 3—REPORTS OF SYNOD COUNCIL/PRIMARY MISSION TABLE

3.1.1 Report of the Synod Council
3.2.1  2015 Mission Spending Plan Proposal
3.3.1  Proposed Rostered Leadership Compensation Recommendations for 2015

SECTION 4 – REPORTS OF THE TREASURER

4.1.1 Schedule 1: Comparison of Receipts and Expenditures for Unrestricted Funds
4.1.2 Schedule 2: Budget Report
4.1.3 Schedule 3: Temporary Restricted Funds Report
4.1.4 Schedule 4: Status of Board Designated Funds
4.1.5 Schedule 5: Status of Permanent Restricted Funds
4.2.1 2013 Faith Fund Report
4.3.1 Summary of Benevolence and Other Giving by Congregation

SECTION 5—REPORTS OF TABLES, DIVISIONS AND COMMITTEES

5.1.1 Report of the New and Renewing Missions Table
5.1.2 Report of the Stewardship and Mission Table – file added after 6/12/14
5.2.1 Report of Campus Ministryfile added after 6/12/14
 5.2.4 Report of Global Mission
5.2.5 Report of the Office for Ecumenical Affairs

SECTION 6—REPORT OF REFERENCE AND COUNSEL

6.1 Greetings
6.2 “I Love Camp” Month
6.3 Calling upon the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod to stand in prayerful solidarity with those suffering under current immigration laws

SECTION 7—REPORT OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

7.1.1a Secretary: Kevin Anderson (photo)
7.2.1a D.C. Conference – Clergy: The Rev. Tom Knoll (photo)
7.2.2a Fairfax Conference – Lay: Nels Hendrickson (photo)
7.2.3a Maryland Conference – Lay: Magretta Williams (photo)
7.2.4a Montgomery Conference – Lay: Thomas Kern (photo)
7.2.5a Potomac Conference – Lay: Desiree Jessimy (photo)
7.2.6a Virginia Conference – Clergy: The Rev. Mark Edwards (photo)
7.2.7a At-Large – Lay: Karen Consiglio (photo)
7.2.8a At-Large – Lay Rostered: Kathy Garrison (photo)
7.2.9a Synodical Women’s Organization: Kathleen Meier (photo) – file added after 6/12/14
7.3.1a Consultation Committee – Clergy: The Rev. Thomas Knoll (photo) – file added after 6/12/14
7.3.1b Consultation Committee – Clergy: The Rev. Jeanne Lowe (photo) – file added after 6/12/14
(anticipated 7.3.1c) Consultation Committee – Clergy: The Rev. Janice Mynchenberg (photo) – file not yet added
7.3.2a Consultation Committee – Lay: Barbara Topel (photo) – file added after 6/12/14
7.3.2b Consultation Committee – Lay: Kathryn Wahl (photo) – file added after 6/12/14

SECTION 8—REPORTS OF OTHER MINISTRIES OF THE ELCA

8.1.1 Report of the Mission Investment Fund
8.1.2 Report of the Synodical Women of the ELCA
8.1.3 Report of Region 8
8.1.4 ELCA Global Mission Sponsorship
8.2.1 Report of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
8.2.2 Report of the Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries
8.2.3 Report of Gettysburg College
8.2.4 Report of National Lutheran Communities & Services

SECTION 9—MINUTES OF 2013 SYNOD ASSEMBLY

9.1 Minutes of the 2013 Metro D.C. Synod (40 pages +)

SECTION 10—CONSTITUTION, BYLAWS AND CONTINUING RESOLUTIONS

10.1 Constitution & Bylaws of the Metro D.C. Synod – September 2013 edition (LINK to pdf of current, active edition found under “For Congregations” tab)
10.2 Constitution & Bylaws with indications of proposed changes

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