COVID RESPONSE
Southeastern Synod ELCA

Jan.10-11, 2020 Synod Council meeting

MEETING LOCATION

St. John's Lutheran Church
1410 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta GA 30307
Phone: (404) 378-4243
Directions

HOTEL LOCATION

Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NE - I-85 Clairmont

       2920 Clairmont Rd,
       Atlanta GA 30329
       404-248-1550

MEETING SCHEDULE

Exec. Committee Meets:  Fri, Jan 10, 10 am - 11:45 am (Phoenix Room)
Synod Council Mtg Begins:  Fri., Jan. 10, 1 pm (Fellowship Hall)
Synod Council Mtg Ends:  Sat., Jan. 11, 11:55 am
SE Lutheran Holding Corp. Board: 
Sat., Jan. 11, after the Synod Council Meeting (Fellowship Hall)

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Synod Council Agenda
Executive Committee Agenda
Southeastern Lutheran Holding Corporation Agenda
EXHIBIT A - OFFICER REPORTS A.1   Report of the Bishop
A.2   Report of the Vice President
         
A.2a Letter from Bishop Emeritus Julian Gordy
A.3   Report of the Secretary 
EXHIBIT B - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, September 20, 2019
B.2   Executive Committee Minutes, November 19, 2019
B.3   Executive Committee Minutes, December 10, 2019
EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES C.1   Synod Council Minutes, September 20-21, 2019
 
EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 
D.1 2019.11 Financial Statements
       2019.12 Financial Statements
D.2 Treasurer's Comments Regarding the November 2019 Financial Statements
D.3 2021-2022 Draft Funding Plan
D.4 Budget and Finance Committee Report Dec 2019
D.5 Proposed Committee and Task Force Allocations
D.6 Advocacy Budget
D.7 Property 
       D.7a Parsonage, Mt. Pilgrim, Haralson, GA  
       D.7b Quit Claim Deed for Parsonage, Haralson, GA
       
D.7c Strategic Initiatives Fund
 
EXHIBIT E - 2019 SYNOD ASSEMBLY E.1  Proposed Rules of Organization and Procedure
E.2  Rules of Organization/Procedure and Assembly Offerings
E.3  2020 Assembly Elections (Exhibit F.5)
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.2   Mission Outreach & Renewal Committee Report
F.3   Compensation Guidelines Committee:
        F.3a  Proposed 2021 Compensation Guidelines
        F.3b  Proposed Compensation Worksheet (excel)
       
F.3b  Proposed Compensation Worksheet (.pdf display only)
        F.3c  Proposed 2021 Congregational Resources
        F.3d Proposed 2021 Definition of Compensation and Benefits (excel)
       
F.3d  Proposed 2021 Definition of Compensation and Benefits (.pdf display only)
F.4   Advocacy Policy Council
F.5   Synod Council, Committee, and Task Force Membership
       
F.5a Inclusivity Progress 2020
F.6  Synod Assembly Committee
F.7  Candidacy Committee
F.8  Personnel Committee
F.9  Disaster Ministry Committee
F.10 Mental Health

  G.1  Mr. Hilton Austin, Director of Advocacy
G.2  Rev. Patti Axel and Ms. Melissa Fuller-Sims, Directors for Evangelical Mission (DEM)
G.3  Rev. Karen Boda, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life
G.4  Rev. Everett Flannigan, Administrative Dean for the Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta, Assistant to the Bishop
G.5  Rev. Jill Henning, Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership and Administration
G.6  Rev. Michael Jannett, Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication
 
EXHIBIT H - CONFERENCE REPORTS H.1 Rev. Gary Soop, Dean, Northern Alabama

EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS
 
I.1  Inspiritus
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1    Order for Opening

J.2    Council Directory

J.3   Expense Reimbursement Form
J.4   Purpose for Executive Session

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS
K.1  SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, & Continuing Resolutions (old)
K.2  New! SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions
K.3 Constitution Background and Rationale
K.4  2019 Churchwide changes to Synod Constitutions
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION L.1  Strategic Initiatives Fund Grant, Christ Lutheran, Nashville
L.2  Christ, Cullman, AL
L.3  Interims Currently Serving
L.4  Roster Changes
L.5  Strategic Initiatives Fund Grant, Good Samaritan, Stone Mountain 
L.6  Morton Fund Grants