Click the button below to begin your registration for Synod AssemblyRegister Here
All voting members will be given log in information and instructions on how to participate through the digital platform.
Visitors to the Assembly are able to participate through the live stream on the Synod’s Facebook page and YouTube channel throughout the day.
The 2021 Southeastern Synod Assembly theme is to EQUIP – EMPOWER – ENGAGE the Beloved Community.
For 2021, the Assembly will be held on a digital platform. All voting members will be given log in information and instructions on how to participate. Visitors to the Assembly are able to participate through the Live Stream on the Synod’s Facebook page throughout the day.
This year’s Assembly will include:
We have a lot of work to do together as the Church and we are excited that even though we are unable to be physically together we can gather as the Beloved Community in this unique way.
Registration will allow you access to the digital platform (known as Lumi) being used for the 2021 Synod Assembly.
Special notes for registration:
Costs are as follows:
Rostered Ministers NOT attending will need to provide a written excuse to Bishop Strickland (firstname.lastname@example.org).
At the 2021 Synod Assembly, we will hold several elections. Click the links below for more information:
God’s Abundance in a Pandemic: Conference Caucus Gathering
Sunday, March 21, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Eastern / 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Central
Voting Members of the Assembly and Congregational members are invited to join Bishop Kevin Strickland for ALL Conference Caucus Gathering. Pastor Andrew Rickel, Campus Pastor at Grace House, the Lutheran/Episcopal Campus Ministry at Georgia Institute of Technology will be presenting on the “God’s Abundance in a Pandemic” to share how God continues to bring abundance even in this time of pandemic. Conferences will then meet in breakout rooms to elect conference leadership and in Conference 1-5 their Synod Council Representative.
June 2 - passive "test"
Purpose: simply figuring out how to login to Lumi
7:00-8:00pm ET / 6:00-7:00pm CT
June 3 - LIVE "test"
6:00-7:30pm ET / 5:00-6:30pm CT
Purpose: Voting members will be invited to attend a practice session with the digital platform to allow all voting members to feel comfortable with the work of the Assembly. Voting members will learn how to participate in the voting, speak to a motion, address the Chair, access Assembly materials, and ask questions about how the Assembly will be conducted.
Voting members will be automatically registered for this event when they register for the Assembly and a log in information will come in a follow up email.
Friday, June 4, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Eastern / 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Central
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Central
There will be two opportunities to participate in Assembly Hearing on the 2022 Ministry Spending Plan and a workshop focused on becoming a Reconciling in Christ (RIC) congregation. These events are open to all. The Southeastern Synod’s Diversity and Justice Taskforce is presenting the RIC workshop. Both sessions will be held by Zoom and registration for this event is below: