September 18, 2021 Synod Council Meeting

MEETING LOCATION

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HOTEL LOCATION

N/A

MEETING SCHEDULE

Exec. Committee Meets:  Fri, September 18 ,9:00 am  ET
Synod Council Mtg Begins:  Saturday, September 18, 10:45 am ET
Synod Council Mtg Ends:  Saturday, September 18, 4 pm ET

PRELIMINARY AGENDAS

Z.1 Executive Committee Agenda 
Z.2 Synod Council Agenda (UPDATED SEPT. 15, 2021)
 
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 MINUTES B.1   Executive Committee Minutes, July 19, 2021- email vote
B.2   Executive Committee Minutes, August 17, 2021-email vote
 
EXHIBIT C - SYNOD COUNCIL MINUTES C.1   Synod Council Meeting Minutes - June 4,2021
 
EXHIBIT D - BUDGET & FINANCE MATTERS
 
D.1 July Financials 2021
D.3  August Financial 2021
D.4  Treasurer's Comments
D.5  Strategic Initiative Fund
D.6 Budget and Finance Committee Report 
D.7 Synod Financial Policies 
D.8 Principals for 2023-2024 Ministry Funding Plan
D.9 ELCA Foundation Congregational Work
D.10 Lutheran Planned Giving Partnership Update
D.11 Restriction and Release Form
D.12 Mission Support/Abundance Report
EXHIBIT E - ASSEMBLY E.2 Nominating Committee Guidance for the 2022 Election Cycle
E.3 Proposed Position Description for Vice President 
E.4 The Synod Vice President Role
EXHIBIT F - COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE REPORTS
 

F.1  Synod Council Committee/Taskforce Liaison
F.2 Taskforce Diversity and Justice  
F.3  EnConjunto Southeastern Synod Latinx Ministry Initiative
F.4 Personnel Committee
F.5 Southeastern Synod Disaster Plan 2021
F.6 Statement of Agreement Disaster Ministry and Inspiritus
F.7 Candidacy Committee
F.8 Vitality Committee Report
F.9 Disaster Ministry Committee
F.10 Summary of Vacancies and Progress on Inclusivity Goals

 

EXHIBIT G - STAFF REPORTS
G.1 Rev. Michael Jannett, Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication 
 
EXHIBIT H - ELECTIONS N/A

EXHIBIT I - MINISTRY PARTNER REPORTS
 
 
EXHIBIT J - MEETING INFORMATION

J.1   Executive Session
J.2 Synod Council Covenant 
J.6 Consensus Decision
J.7 Legal Responsibilities 
 

EXHIBIT K - GOVERNING DOCUMENTS K.1  Synod Constitution, Bylaws and Continuing Resolutions 
 
EXHIBIT L - OTHER INFORMATION L.1  Interims and SAMs Currently Serving 
L.2  Roster Changes
L.3 Congregational Constitution and Bylaws for approval 
L.3a L.3b Constitution and Bylaws of Lord of Life, St.Simon Island, GA
L.3c, L3d Constitution and Bylaws of Holy Trinity, Nashville TN
L.4 Constitution and Bylaws of Peace, Knoxville, TN
L.5 Great Commission Fund Grants
L.5a Messiah, Montgomery, AL
L.5b The Table, Nashville, TN
L.6 Linn Fund Grants
L.6a Peace, Memphis, TN
L.6b St. Mark's, East Point, GA
L.6c The Table, Nashville, TN
L.7 Life Line Fund
L.7a Brief Summary Phase III
L.7b Phase III Budget
L.7c Phase III Program Budget Narrative
L.7d Phase III Proposal