2013 METRO D.C. SYNOD ASSEMBLY
“Praying, Discerning, Renewing”
Friday & Saturday, June 21-22, 2013
at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virg.
- Look in on this 2-minute video from Bishop Graham, reflecting on what just concluded after the gavel dropped at the 2013 Synod Assembly.
- Although we didn’t see it on site, here’s ELCA 2013 Synod Assembly video: Always being made new. Prepared especially for our representative of the ELCA churchwide expression to share in synods, the video introduced by Presiding Bishop Hanson reflects on our denominational engagement “from Hurricane Sandy relief to New Orleans youth-led service projects to Myanmar partnership building.
- ”The Spirit Turning Us” – an address from the Rev. Mark S. Hanson, ELCA presiding bishop, to the 2013 Metro D.C. Synod Assembly on June 20, 2013 (audio begins at address midpoint)
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- Accompaniment, Awareness-raising & Advocacy for the People of the Holy Land
- The Community of St. Dysmas
- Expression of Thanks and Gratitude
- Expression of Thanks and Gratitude for Service of Harold Sargeant, Associate in Ministry (AIM)
- Giving Thanks and Praise to God for Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) 75th Anniversary
- A Memorial Calling for Conversations about Ministering to Same-Gender Couples and Families
- Memorial in Support of Legislation Prohibiting Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
- Memorial in Support of the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA)
- Resolution on Criminal Justice
- Safe and Responsible Use of Firearms
2013 SYNOD ASSEMBLY MATERIALS
- Preliminary materials through Section 4 (pdf file – NOTE: materials submitted late are not in numeric sequence)
- Draft agenda, Secretary’s announcements; Report of Presiding Bishop; Report of Synod Council/Primary Mission Table; Report of Synod Bishop, Assistants to the Bishop and Director of Evangelical Mission; Report of Treasurer
- Section 5 through Section 8 (pdf file – NOTE: materials submitted late are not in numeric sequence)
- Reports of Divisions, Tables and Affiliated Ministries; Ministries of the ELCA; Report of Reference & Counsel; Report of Nominating Committee
- Section 9 through Section 10 (pdf file)
- Minutes of Previous Assembly; Constitituion & Bylaws
2013 SYNOD ASSEMBLY BLOG
- Although the blog is no longer active, this pdf of posts reviews event highlights.