COVID RESPONSE
Southeastern Synod ELCA

September 11-12, 2020 Synod Council Meeting

MEETING LOCATION

Check email for ZOOM number

HOTEL LOCATION

N/A

MEETING SCHEDULE

Exec. Committee Meets:  Fri, September 11, 7-8:30 pm ET
Synod Council Mtg Begins:  Saturday, September 12, 9 am ET
Synod Council Mtg Ends:  Saturday, September 12, 4 pm ET

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Z.1 Executive Committee Agenda 
Z.2 Synod Council Agenda
 
EXHIBIT A - OFFICER REPORTS A.1  Report of the Bishop
         a. Future Church One Pager
A.2   Report of the Vice President
 
EXHIBIT B - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, July 8, 2020 - email vote
B.2   Executive Committee Minutes, July 20, 2020
 
EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES C.1   Synod Council Minutes, June 6, 2020
 
EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 
D.1 July Financials 2020
D.2 Treasurer's Comments Regarding the July 2020 Financial Statements
D.3  August Financials 2020
D.4  Treasurer's Comments Regarding the August 2020 Financial Statements
D.5  Strategic Initiatives Fund
D.6 Budget and Finance Committee Report  
 
EXHIBIT E - ASSEMBLY N/A
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.1  Synod Council Liaisons to Committees and Task Forces
F.2  Diversity and Justice Task Force 
F.3  Strategic Vision Task Force
F.4  Mission Outreach & Renewal Committee Report
F.5  Compensation Guidelines Committee
       F.5a  2021 Compensation Guidelines
       F.5b  2021 Compensation Worksheet (.pdf)
       F.5c  2021 Compensation Worksheet (.xls)
       F.5d  2021 Compensation - Additional Resources
       F.5e  Overview for Synod Council  
F.6  Advocacy Committee - change from Task Force to Committee
F.7  Synod Committee Inclusivity Sept 2020
F.8  Candidacy Committee
F.9  Disaster Ministry Committee

EXHIBIT G - STAFF REPORTS
G.1  Rev. Patti Axel and Ms. Melissa Fuller Sims, Directors for Evangelical Mission (DEM)
G.2  Rev. Karen Boda, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life
G.3  Rev. Jill Henning, Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership and Administration
G.4  Rev. Michael Jannett, Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication
G.5  Rev. Matt Steinhauer, Director of Advocacy
G.6  Rev. Dr. Everett Flanigan, Administrative Dean for the Lutheran Theological Center, Atlanta
       G.6a  Ministry final work plan for February1 to January 31 2021
       G.6b  LTCA Fx a new context a new circumstance
       G.6c  May 2019 Profile LTCA
       G.6d  Faculty 2019 final LTCA facilitators

 
EXHIBIT H - ELECTIONS N/A

EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS
 
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1   Order for Opening
J.3   Expense Reimbursement Form
J.4   Purpose for Executive Session
J.5   Synod Council Covenant - Example from NWMN Synod
J.6   Consensus Decision Making
J.7   Legal Responsibilities of the Synod Council

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS K.1  SE Synod Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION L.1  Interims and SAMs Currently Serving
L.2  Roster Changes
L.3a L.3b  Constitution and By-Laws of Holy Trinity, Daphne, AL
L.4  Guidance for 2021 Nominating Committee
L.5  COVID Grants from the synod to congregations and individuals
L.6  Great Commission Fund Grants
       L.6a  All Welcome Worship, Tifton, GA
       L.6b  Peace Lutheran, Springhill, TN
       L.6c  Lutheran Church of Malaysia, Companion Synod, MalaysiaAttachment C + D
       L.6d Kiswahili Lutheran Mission, Nashville, TN
       L.6e Trinity, Tullahoma, TN
       L.6f  St. James, Brunswick, GA
L.7  Linn Fund Grants
       L.7a The Table, Nashville, TN
L.8  Payroll Tax Deferral for Synod Staff