Congregational Leader Zoom
Monday, December 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM

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Bishop Kevin Strickland

December 7 2020 – 7:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Central

Hosted by Bishop Strickland and synod staff


Here are links and resources shared in our conversation on Dec. 7, 2020.  We hope these resources will aid you and your rostered ministers in navigating your path forward in the midst of this pandemic: 

COVID-19 Updates:


Health / Mental Health Resources:




Generosity and Stewardship:


Diversity and Justice:

  • Umoyo program
    • A plan for strengthening vitality in predominately African descent congregations in the ELCA Southeastern Synod and partner synods
  • Check out our Diversity and Justice page ( for the latest resources and video updates to be equipped to do the work of justice in our synod.


Advocacy Policy Council:

  • Encourage people in the congregation to
    • 1) Call the Governor and AND their State Representative and State Senator.
    • 2) tell them you are a constituent in their district, and that you vote.
    • 3) Ask them to PLEASE support mandatory masks for the sake of the health of all of us!
  • To keep up with our synod's advocacy efforts check out our Advocacy page:


Original Message below:

For Congregational Leaders, including Council Presidents and council leaders

This is the SIXTH round of conversations that will help you to support your ministers and congregation. 

We continue to work together to provide guidance for you in these unprecedented times.  Our synod staff will share what resources are already in place and wish to hear from you about what is most needed in your contexts.  We thank you for joining in this ministry we do together.

(A recording of this webinar will be recorded and posted back on this page, as well as our YouTube channel, in the days following this webinar.)