The following forms are completed annually. Below are links for electronic filing through the ELCA Web site.

Link to these forms from Portico Benefit Services (formerly called the ELCA Board of Pensions), including

  • Change of Call Report
  • End of Call Notification
  • Rollover Forms for the ELCA Retirement Plan
  • and more

At times of congregational transition

And find additional forms, such as the Payment Request Form, on the “Treasurer Desk” page.


Background Checks – Completion of background check required of all adults working with youth at synodical events. Send this form to the synod office to the attention of Katharyn Wheeler. Fees associated with a Background Check will be determined based on individual factors. Direct questions to or 202-417-3678.