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Southeastern Synod ELCA

June 5-6, 2020 Synod Council Meeting

MEETING LOCATION

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HOTEL LOCATION

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MEETING SCHEDULE

Exec. Committee Meets:  Fri, June 5, 7-8:30 pm ET
Synod Council Mtg Begins:  Saturday, June 6, 9 am ET
Synod Council Mtg Ends:  Saturday, June 6, 4 pm ET

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Z.1 Executive Committee Agenda - DRAFT
Z.2 Synod Council Agenda - DRAFT
 
EXHIBIT A - OFFICER REPORTS A.1   Report of the Bishop
A.2   Report of the Vice President
A.3   Report of the Secretary 
EXHIBIT B - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, January 10, 2020
B.2   Executive Committee Minutes, February 25, 2020
B.3   Executive Committee Minutes, April 14, 2020
EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES C.1   Synod Council Minutes, January 10, 2020
C.2   Synod Council Minutes, May 13, 2020
 
EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 
D.1-2   Financials
       D.1
April Financials 2020
       D.1.A Treasurer's Comments Regarding the April 2020 Financial Statements
       D.2 May Financials 2020
       D.2.A Treasurer's Comments Regarding the May 2020 Financial Statements
D.3 Audit
       D.3.A  
Audit - 100C SE Synod FINAL Report
       D.3.B  Audit - 101C SE Synod FINAL AU-C 260 Letter
       D.3.C  Audit - 102C SE Synod FINAL AU-C 265 Letter
D.4 Budget and Finance Committee Report  
D.5 Proposed Committee and Task Force Allocations - N/A
D.6 Advocacy Budget - see pages 15-16/19 of the April 2020 financial report
D.7 Emergency Assistance Fund
D.8  Strategic Initiatives Fund Grant
 
EXHIBIT E - ASSEMBLY N/A
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.2   Mission Outreach & Renewal Committee Report
F.3   Compensation Guidelines Committee
F.4   Advocacy Policy Council - see Rev. Matt Steinhauer's report
F.5   Synod Inclusivity Progress 2020
F.6  Synod Assembly Committee - No report
F.7 
Candidacy Committee
F.8  Personnel Committee - no report
F.9 
Disaster Ministry Committee
F.10 Mental Health
F.11 Global Missions -  Guatemala, Bavaria
F.12 African Descent Lutheran Association (ADLA)
F.13 SESLYO
F.14 Women of the ELCA
F.15 Campus Ministry
F.16 Strategic Vision Committee
 

EXHIBIT G - STAFF REPORTS G.1  Rev. Matt Steinhauer, 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  Addendum
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 - ELECTIONS H.1  At Large Synod Council (Lay Male)
     
  Mr. Ed Ringer Bio / Pic
        Mr. Lee Smith Bio / Pic
        Mr. Roland Bernard Welmaker Bio / Pic
H.2  At Large Synod Council (Lay Female)
        Ms. Nancy Freidrich Bio / Pic

        Ms. Lisa Speck Bio / Pic
        Ms. Roxann Thompson Bio / Pic
        Ms. Wanza Tina Trice-Culpepper Bio / Pic
H.3  Young Adult Synod Council (Lay)
        Ms. Elizabeth Hawkins Bio / Pic

        Mr. Ethan Miller Bio / Pic 
        Ms. Imani Robinson Bio / Pic
        Mr. Hunter Shelton Bio / Pic
        Ms. Amelia Warnock Bio / Pic
H.4  Discipline Committee (Rostered Minister)
        Deacon Michelle Angalet Bio / Pic

        Rev. Robert Blanton Bio / Pic
        Rev. Esther Ngomuo Bio / Pic
        Rev. Gary Soop Bio / Pic
        Rev. Mark Beatty Bio / Pic
H.5  Consultation Committee (Lay)
       
 Ms. Traci Billman Bio / Pic
        Ms. Sonya Solomon Bio / Pic
H.6  Consultation Committee (Rostered Minister)
        Rev. Kathryn Love Bio / Pic

        Rev. Kelly Pensinger Bio / Pic

EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS
 
I.1  Inspiritus, Rev. John R. Moeller, Jr., President & CEO
I.2  Portico
I.3  Rev. Dr. Ruth Hamilton, Region 9 Manager for Candidacy and Leadership
I.4 
Letter from ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1   Order for Opening
J.2   Council Directory
J.3   Expense Reimbursement Form
J.4   Purpose for Executive Session
J.5   Memorial for Antionette "Tonie" Robinson

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS K.1  SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions
K.2  Continuing Resolution for the term length of SESLYO Synod Council Member
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION L.1  Rostered Minister Anniversaries
L.2  Congregation Anniversaries
L.3  Interims and SAMs Currently Serving
L.4  Roster Changes
L.7  Kessler Scholarships
L.8  Linn Fund update, Community of Grace, Grayson
       L.8.A 
Henning Letter
       L.8.B  Community of Grace Note
L.9  Lutheran Disaster Relief
       L.9.A MOU between SES and LDR
L.10 Linn Fund Grant Request, Common Table, Decatur
L.11 Great Commission Grant Fund Request, Epiphany Collierville
L.12 Great Commission Grant Fund Request, Resurrection, Newnan
L.13 Novus Way Grant Request