2021 Synod Assembly --

June 4-5, 2021

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2021 Walking Together

Reports of the ministries of the Central States Synod

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Opening Worship Bulletin

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ELCA Representative

and  Keynote Speaker:

Ms. Judith Roberts

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

2021 Synod Assembly – Assembly Agenda*

 *Agenda is subject to change


Friday – June 4, 2021 – Synod Assembly Opening (Inspirational)


5:00 p.m.                     Registration Opens on Zoom


6:30 – 9:00 p.m.          Opening Worship and Plenary Session I

                                    Welcome and Opening of Assembly

                                    Opening Worship

                                    Keynote Address by Ms. Judith Roberts


Saturday – June 5, 2021 – Synod Assembly


8:00 a.m.                     Registration Opens on Zoom


9:00 – 11:45 a.m.        Plenary Session II

                                    Morning Prayer

                                    Bishop’s Report to the Synod

                                    Nominations Report

                                    Vice President’s Report to the Synod

                                    Vote on Proposed Constitutional


                                    Presentation and Vote on Compensation


                                    Faithful Innovations &

Congregational Vitality Presentation

                                    ELCA Churchwide Report

                                    Treasurer’s Report & Introduction of Budget

                                    Resolutions Introduction and Vote



12:00 p.m.                   Lunch Break


12:30 – 2:00 p.m.   Plenary Session III

                                    Lutheran Disaster Relief presentation

                                    Election Results

                                    Issues of Conscience

                                    Bethany Home Business Meeting

                                    Sending Worship

                                    Closing of Assembly