Southeastern Synod ELCA

Sept. 21-22, 2018 Synod Council meeting

MEETING LOCATION

Living Grace Lutheran Church
1812 Cooledge Road
Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (678) 406-9229

Directions

MEETING SCHEDULE Executive Committee Meeting:  Friday, Sept. 21, 10 am - Noon

Synod Council Meeting Begins:  Friday, Sept. 21, 1 pm

Synod Council Meeting Ends:  Saturday, Sept. 22, 1 pm
 

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Synod Council Agenda (as of Sept. 21)

Executive Committee Agenda (as of Sept. 16)

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, May 30, 2018

B.2   Executive Committee Minutes, July 19, 2018

EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES

C.1   Synod Council Minutes, May 31 & June 3, 2018
 

EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 

D.1   Synod Financial Policies

D.2  Audit Committee Recommendation

D.3   August 2018 Financial Statements

D.4  Principles for 2020-21 Ministry Funding Plan (revised 9/9/18)

EXHIBIT E - SYNOD ASSEMBLIES
E.1 - Evaluations of 2018 Assembly

Elections at 2019 Assembly:
     E.2   List of Positions to be Elected

     E.3   Nominating Committee Guidance

     E.4   Treasurer Position Description

     E.5   TF for Treasurer Nominees

     E.6   Process for Election of Bishop

     E.7   Slides re Ecclesiastical Ballot
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.1   Summary of Vacancies & Progress on Inclusivity Goals

F.2  Mission Outreach & Renewal Committee

F.3  Candidacy Committee

Recommendations from Disaster Ministries Committee:
F.4  Revised Synod Disaster Plan

F.5  Revised Disaster Roles & Duties Guide
 

EXHIBIT G - STAFF & DEAN REPORTS
 

G.1  Carolyn Davis, Exec Asst to the Bishop

G.2  Rev. Jill Henning, Interim Liaison for Youth & Young Adult Ministries

G.3  Rev. Ben Moravitz, Asst to the Bishop

G.4  Dr. Sandra Gustavson, Fiscal Advisor

G.5  DEM's: Wayne Fell & Rev. Ron Bonner

G.6  Deacon Michelle Angalet, Asst to the Bishop


 

EXHIBIT H - CONFERENCE REPORTS
H.1 

EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS
 
I.1   Tyson House Campus Ministry (revised 9/9/18)

I.2   Lutheran Services of GA - Changes to Governance Documents

I.2.50 Lutheran Services of GA - Update

I.3   Crumley Archives

I.4   Lutheran Theological Center in Atlanta

I.5   Atlanta University Campus Ministry
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 

K.2  Purpose & Responsibilities of the Synod Council
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION
L.1  Consensus Decision-Making

L.2  Legal Responsibilities of Synod Council members

L.3  Link for Bishop Conversation Video

L.4  Slides, Bishop Election Conversation, Pt 1

L.5  Script, Bishop Election Conversation, Pt 1

L.6  Bishop Election Conversation Questions

L.7  Script, Bishop Election Conversation, Pt 2

L.8  Bishop Election Conversation Handouts