Submit Forms A & C
To assist with preparation of the Annual Congregational Reports for 2021, please reference the information below. If you are ready to submit your Forms A & C, please click the Submit Forms button above.
Annual Rostered Minister's Report to the Synod Bishop
All Rostered Ministers, whether in a call, on leave from call or retired, must submit an annual report to the Synod Bishop by February 15.
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.
Compensation guidelines for rostered ministers, including supply pastors and musicians.
- Rostered Minister Compensation Guidelines for 2021
- Compensation Guidelines Worksheet (Excel file) – Use tabs on bottom to select appropriate worksheet
NOTE: Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) became 58 cents per mile for business miles driven.
You can view and download the following forms from Portico Benefit Services:
- Change of Call Report
- End of Call Notification
- Rollover forms for ELCA Retirement Plan
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.
2021 Statement of Intent
Please submit a statement of intent for 2021 of your congregation’s expected tithe to the Synod. Your financial commitment helps us to live out our mission together. Thank you for your partnership with the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod and the ELCA.