METRO D.C. SYNOD ASSEMBLY
Saturday, June 16, 2018
“Connecting – Up In Out”
at Lord of Life Lutheran Church – Fairfax Campus

REGISTRATION – Fee $109 for Rostered Ministers, Voting Members and Visitors. Online registration is open now through MAY 27, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER

  • Want to check your allocation of Voting Members? Here’s a copy of the official Announcement Letter (pdf file) sent by our synod secretary containing that and other details.

OF NOTE:

Carpooling is recommended for this event.

Christine Jackson-Skelton

CHURCHWIDE REPRESENTATIVE – Christina Jackson-Skelton, Executive Director of the ELCA Mission Advancement Unit

The Mission Advancement unit is responsible for leading ELCA churchwide communications strategy, public relations, mission funding, constituent data management and Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA. Prior to her role with this unit, Jackson-Skelton served as President of the Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA and Treasurer of the ELCA from 2002-2011. She also just completed a seven-year term on the Council of the Lutheran World Federation where she was a member of the LWF Council’s Executive Committee.

ELECTION PROCESS – Submit a  CANDIDATE INFORMATION FORM (complete online) by MAY 1,  2018. In addition to the Candidate Information Form, send a photo  to the Rev. Travis Kern, Nomination Committee Chair, at pastorkern1gmail.com.

  • SYNOD COUNCIL OFFICER
    • Secretary – Incumbent eligible for reelection
  • SYNOD COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES
    • D.C. Conference (clergy)
    • Fairfax Conference (lay)
    • Maryland Conference (lay) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • Montgomery Conference (clergy) – 1 year term
    • Montgomery Conference (lay) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • Potomac Conference (clergy) – 1 year term
    • Potomac Conference (lay) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • Virginia Conference (clergy) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • At-large (Minister of Word and Service) – Incumbent eligible for 2 year term
    • At-large (lay or clergy) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • Synodical Women’s Organization – Incumbent eligible for reelection
    • Youth/Young Adult (person not over 30) – Incumbent eligible for reelection
  • VOTING MEMBERS TO THE 2019 CHURCHWIDE ASSEMBLY (to be held August 5-10, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisc.)

    • Specific process is being determined
  • CONSULTATION COMMITTEE

    • Lay Representation (3 positions)
    • Clergy Representation (3 positions)

RESOLUTION/MEMORIAL PROCESS