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

If you have not yet completed a 2018 Synod Assembly survey, you may do so HERE.


PERSONS ELECTED AT THE 2018 SWPA SYNOD ASSEMBLY

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ACTIONS OF 2018 SYNOD ASSEMBLY

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LINK TO LIVESTREAM OF SYNOD ASSEMBLY:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXN_Zo4cl2U&feature=em-lbcastemail

2018 NOMINATION FORM

For a blank, fillable nomination form, download file below:

blank nomination form blank nomination form (15 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.


2018 MOTION/AMENDMENT FORM

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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. THE PRINTED COPIES OF THE BOR WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT SYNOD ASSEMBLY, AND THE PRINTED COPIES OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT ARE IN YOUR PACKETS.


2018 FORUM DESCRIPTIONS

For a document listing the Forums for the 2018 Synod Assembly, including details and locations, download the document below (this document will be available in hard copy form at synod assembly):

2018 Churchwide Report for Synod Assemblies:

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)


YOUTH CONVO INFORMATION

Information is available in the document below: