Southeastern Synod ELCA

Jan. 26-27, 2018 Synod Council Meeting

MEETING LOCATION

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Woodstock, GA
1208 Rose Creek Drive
Woodstock, GA 30189
Phone: 770-924-7286
Directions

MEETING SCHEDULE Executive Committee Meeting:  Friday, Jan. 26, 10 am

Synod Council Meeting:  Friday, Jan. 26, 1 pm - Saturday, Jan. 27, 1 pm

SE Lutheran Holding Corp. Meeting:  Saturday, Jan. 27, 1:30 pm

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Synod Council Agenda (Revised January 26)

Executive Committee Preliminary Agenda

EXHIBIT A - OFFICER REPORTS A.1   Report of the Bishop

        A.1.a   On Bishops

A.2   Report of the Vice President

A.3   Report of the Secretary 
EXHIBIT B - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, Sept. 22, 2017

EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES

C.1    Synod Council Minutes, Sept. 22, 2017

EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 

D.1   December 2017 Financial Statements

D.2   Report of the Budget & Finance Committee

D.3   Proposed Amendments to Synod Investment Policies

D.4   Clearing 2017-18 Year-End Deficit or Surplus

D.5   Restatement of 2018-19 Ministry Funding Plan

D.6   Committee and Task Force Allocations for 2018-19

D.7   Rec. of 2019-20 Ministry Funding Plan to the 2018 Synod Assembly

D.8   Update of Signature Authorization Policy

D.9   SE Lutheran Holding Corp. Minutes from Sept. 22, 2017

D.10  SE Lutheran Holding Corp. Agenda for Jan. 27, 2018

D.11  Allocation of 2018-19 Financial Support to Campus Ministry Programs

EXHIBIT E - SYNOD ASSEMBLIES

E.1   Elections at the 2018 Assembly

E.2  Proposed 2018 Assembly Rules of Organization and Procedure

E.3  Proposed 2019 Compensation Guidelines

E.4  2019 Compensation Guidelines Summary of Changes

EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS

F.1   Summary of Vacancies & Progress Toward Inclusivity Goals

F.2   Kessler Scholarship Committee

F.3  Advocacy Program

F.4  Green Team

F.5  Health Ministries Task Force

F.6  Personnel Committee

F.7  Draft Policy re Sexual Misconduct by Rostered Ministers

EXHIBIT G - STAFF & DEAN REPORTS

G.1  Dr. Sandra Gustavson, Fiscal Advisor

G.2  The Rev. Ben Moravitz, Assistant to the Bishop

G.3  DEM Report - Mr. Wayne Fell & The Rev. Ron Bonner

G.4  Ms. Carolyn Davis, Executive Assistant to the Bishop

G.5  Deacon Michelle Angalet, Assistant to the Bishop

G.6  Ms. Rachel Alley, Asst. to the Bishop for Young Adult & Youth Ministries

EXHIBIT H - CONFERENCE REPORTS H.1  The King Conference (#8)

H.2  Magi Conference (#4)
 
EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS I.1   Lutheran Services of Georgia

I.2   Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta

I.3  NovusWay Bylaw Amendment

I.4  ELCA Church Council Meeting, by Southeastern Synod Rep. Gary Pederson

I.5  Crumley Archives

I.6  Lutheranch
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1    Order for Opening

J.2    Council Directory

J.3   Expense Reimbursement Form

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS K.1  SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, & Continuing Resolutions 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION Items listed below will be fully incorporated into the meeting agenda provided for this meeting. To assist those who find separate links helpful, they are also provided as separate documents below.

L.1