The following forms are completed annually. Below are links for electronic filing through the ELCA website.
Annual Congregation Reports (previously called “Parochial Reports”) –
Due around February 15 annually. NOTE: Contact the synod office for assistance with ID & password
Form A (link to elca.org) – Congregational report for the year ending December 31, 2019
Form C (link to elca.org) – Information about this congregation’s program for the year ending 2019
The following info is presented to assist with 2019 online reporting preparation.
Annual Rostered Minister’s Report to the Synod Bishop (link to forms on elca.org) – Due around February 15 annually. Use “send” function on fillable pdf report form.
Statement of Intent 2020 (link to fillable Survey Monkey file)
If you have a request for a synod staff member to visit your congregation or event, please complete this engagement form that will help them to prepare and arrive on time. The synod policy is that all congregations/ministries requesting the attendance of a synod staff member complete this engagement form and send all materials at least two weeks in advance of the event for final confirmation of the attendance of the staff person.
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
- From Pastoral Vacancy to Installation (2016 edition), also known as the “Vacancy Handbook”
- Covenant for Interim Ministry (fillable pdf file, 7/2016 edition)
- Call Meeting Template (2/2016 edition)
And find additional forms, such as the Payment Request Form, on the “Treasurer Desk” page.
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. Review our Background Check Policy (7/5/16 update). Fees associated with a Background Check will be determined based on individual factors. Direct questions to email@example.com or 202-417-3678.