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January 8-9, 2021 Synod Council Meeting

MEETING LOCATION

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HOTEL LOCATION

N/A

MEETING SCHEDULE

Exec. Committee Meets:  Fri, January 7, 7-8:30 pm ET
Synod Council Mtg Begins:  Saturday, January 8, 9 am ET
Synod Council Mtg Ends:  Saturday, January 8, 4 pm ET

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Z.1 Executive Committee Agenda 
Z.2 Synod Council Agenda 
 
EXHIBIT A - OFFICER REPORTS A.1  Report of Bishop Kevin Strickland
A.2  Report of the Vice President Imran Siddiqui
 
EXHIBIT B - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, September 11, 2020
 
EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES C.1   Synod Council Minutes, September 12, 2020
C.2   Synod Council Minutes, October 15, 2020
C.3   Synod Council Minutes, email meeting, December 14, 2020
 
EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 
D.1 Financial Statements
       D.1a Nov 2020
       D.1b Nov 2020 Comments
       D.1c Dec 2020
       D.1d Dec 2020 Comments
D.2 Budget and Finance Committee Report Dec 2020
D.3 2022-2023 Draft Ministry Funding Plan
D.4 Clearing any year end surplus / deficit
D.5 Proposed Committee and Task Force Allocations
D.6 Strategic Initiatives Fund
D.8 Abundance Appeal Funds Resolution
D.9 Revisions to the 2021-2022 Ministry Funding Plan
 
EXHIBIT E - ASSEMBLY E.1  Proposed Rules of Organization and Procedure
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.1  Synod Committee Inclusivity Sept 2020 - Jan 2021
F.2  Vitality Committee Proposal 
F.3  Stewardship
       F.3a  COVID-19 Grants Update
       F.3b  Abundance Appeal
       F.3c  Beginning a Culture of Generosity
F.4  Proposal to create Stewardship Task Force
F.5  Campus Ministry Committee Update
F.6  Latinx Ministry Initiatives Task Force Proposal
       F.6a En Conjunto Latinx Ministry Initiatives Working Document
       F.6b En Conjunto Initiatives Overview (piktochart)
F.7  Compensation Guidelines Committee
       F.7a Compensation Guidelines - proposed 2022
       F.7b Compensation Worksheet - proposed 2022
F.8  Advocacy Policy Council
F.9  Diversity and Justice Task Force
F.10 Youth Ministry Committee Report

EXHIBIT G - STAFF REPORTS N/A
EXHIBIT H - ELECTIONS H.1 Guide to Nominating Committee for 2021 elections cycle
H.2  2021 Assembly Elections
 
EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS I.1 Partnership MOU with ELCA-Foundation
     I.1a Bio, Rev. Ana Lugo
     I.1b Regional Gift Planner, Rev. Ana Lugo
     I.1c What is an Estate Plan?
I.2 Inspiritus Short Term Lease
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1   Order for Opening
J.2   Purpose for Executive Session
J.3   Synod Council Covenant of Leadership
J.4   Synod Council Liaisons to Committees
J.5   Consensus Decision Making
J.6   Legal Responsibilities of the Synod Council
 

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS K.1  SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions
K.2  Proposed changes to Synod Constitution
K.3  Revised Synod Constitution - Jan 2021
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION L.2  Roster Changes
L.3  Congregation Constitution and By-Laws changes
        L.3a Redeemer, Atlanta, GA
        L.3b Christ, Fairfield Glade, TN
        L.3c Hope, Ellijay, GA
L.5  Great Commission Fund Grants
       L.5a First Evangelical, Nashville
       L.5b Memorial, Nashville
       L.5c St. Luke, Cordova, TN
L.6  Linn Fund Grants
        L.6a Holy Trinity, Daphne
        L.6b Epiphany, Conyers
L.7  Logos info (L.7a high res transparent and L.7b high res)
L.8   Morton Fund Grants
        L.8a  Immanuel, Blountville
        L.8b  St. James, Greeneville, TN
        L.8c  Tyson House, Knoxville, TN