Pr. Jill Henning
“Unmute Yourself: Proclaim the Love of God to all the World”
The Southeastern Synod will gather for Assembly back in Chattanooga at the Chattanooga Convention Center, June 3-5, 2022. We will be welcoming Bishop Leila Ortiz, Bishop of the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod as our keynoter and Deacon John Weit, Assistant to the Presiding Bishop and Executive for Worship of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, as our Churchwide Representative.
During the Assembly, we will be electing a Vice President of the Synod. The Synod Vice President is elected for a four-year term and must be a voting member of a congregation of this synod. Nominations for the Synod Vice President Position can be found on the Synod Assembly page of the Synod’s website. All nominees are required to submit to a criminal background check and will be asked to present a short (5 minutes or less) speech during the 2022 Synod Assembly. The current Vice President, Mr. Imran Siddiqui, is eligible for re-election.
We will also be electing 2 At Large Positions to Synod Council. These positions on Synod are not geographically limited to a conference. At this assembly, we will elect one Rostered Minister At-Large Position and One Lay Member position for a two-year term and those nominated must be a voting member of a congregation of this synod.
In addition to the Vice President position and the At-Large Position to Synod Council, we will be electing a Young Adult Member on Synod Council. The Young Adult Member (man, woman, other) must be between the ages of 18-30 years of age at the election and is elected to a two-year term on Synod Council.
During this assembly, we will also be dealing with other business of the Assembly and having the opportunity to grow in our discipleship through worship and workshops.
Registration for Voting Members and Visitors will open on February 8 and continue through May 10, 2022.
Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, for the safety of all attending, we will NOT offer on-site registration.
Hotel reservations at the Chattanooga Downtown Marriott must be made separate and can be done through the following link: https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1636553081890&key=GRP at a rate of $159/per night.
Chattanooga Marriott Downtown
Group Rate of $159.00 USD per night
Last Date to Book: Tuesday, May 3, 2022(subject to availability)
Please contact Pastor Jill Henning at 404-589-1977 ext. 222 should you have questions.
For the safety of all attending the Synod Council has adopted the following COVID Guidelines:
The Southeastern Synod COVID Team, Synod Council, and Synod Staff will continue to monitor the pandemic and change protocols, and update these guidelines as needed.
The Synod Assembly webpage will be updated regularly throughout the spring of 2022 :