The 2018 Synod Assembly will be held on June 14-16, 2018 at Thiel College in Greenville, PA (in conjunction with the Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod).

2018 SYNOD ASSEMBLY REGISTRATION

It’s time to register for the 2018 SWPA Synod Assembly at Thiel College. Registration is available at:

https://www.regonline.com/2018-swpa-assembly

Paper forms may be used, but a $15 fee is charged when registering with a paper form (copy available for download, below). Late registration fees apply after May 21. In addition to on-campus housing options, you may wish to stay in local accommodations off campus. If so, you will need to make these arrangements on your own. A list of suggested places to stay is available for download, below. There are two meal plan options available: all meals at assembly ($54) or a meal plan without breakfasts included ($44).

Any questions while registering? Contact:

Rev. Ellen Lundie, Chair of Registration, 412-440-7672 or registration@swpasynod.org

2018 SWPA SYNOD BULLETIN OF REPORTS AND SYNOD COUNCIL SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT

CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD THE 2018 BULLETIN OF REPORTS AND THE 2018 SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT OF SYNOD COUNCIL


2018 Churchwide Report for Synod Assemblies:

CLICK BELOW FOR SOME HELPFUL INFORMATION FROM THE REGISTRAR re: what to bring, etc.

PAPER FORM (Please note that you can save $15 by registering online at above link!):

Paper Registration form 2018 synod assembly Paper Registration form 2018 synod assembly (684 KB)

LODGING SUGGESTIONS:

Lodging Recommendations 2018 Lodging Recommendations 2018 (98 KB)

Theme: "Who Is My Neighbor?"

 

  ELCA Representative and
Keynote Speaker
Ms. Mikka McCracken
 Director, Planning and Engagement
ELCA World Hunger
  Keynote Speaker
The Rev. Liddy Barlow
Executive Minister
Christian Associates of Southwest PA
Topic: Ecumenism as Hospitality

ELCA Representative:  Ms. Mikka McCracken, Director, Planning and Engagement, ELCA World Hunger

Keynote Speakers: Ms. Mikka McCracken, Director, Planning and Engagement, ELCA World Hunger; and The Reverend Liddy Barlow, Executive Minister of Christian Associates of Southwest PA

Entertainment: "Abraham Jam"
Click below for a flyer about "Abraham Jam," an interfaith band.  Their performance will be open to the public, as well as to synod assembly attendees!

"Abraham Jam" Flyer "Abraham Jam" Flyer (25791 KB)



AGENDA FOR 2018 SYNOD ASSEMBLY

Below are two files for download.  
1) One is the agenda for the 2018 Southwestern PA Synod Assembly. Events indicated by an asterisk (*) are combined events with the Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod. (This proposed agenda is the final version that will be printed in the Bulletin of Reports, dated May 14, 2018).
2) The second file is an abridged agenda.  NWPA Synod's schedule is shown in the left-hand column; SWPA Synod's schedule is shown in the right-hand column.  Combined events are shown in the center column.



YOUTH CONVO INFORMATION

Information is available in the document below: