Synod Assembly

June 9-10, 2017
Concordia College – Moorhead, MN

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General Information

Registration Fees & Rights

On-Campus Housing Information

List of Allotted Lay Congregational Voting Members

Display Table Request

Registration & Housing

Registration for the 2017 Synod Assembly will be done online. To register for the Assembly, click here.

Housing for the 2017 Synod Assembly is completed through a separate form. To register for housing, click here.

For complete information regarding registration fees this year, please see the Registration Rights & Fees document.

Pre-assembly Materials

All pre-assembly materials will be posted here by May 22, 2017.


Growth Group Descriptions

2018 Compensation Guidelines

Ministry Partners Reports

Rules of Organization

Parliamentary Procedure

Bishop’s Report

Synod Council Report

Fiscal Proposal/Treasurer’s Report

Financial Statement – Auditor Report

Report on Implementation of Previous Resolutions

Opening of the Assembly

Closing of the Assembly

Resolutions, including constitutional revisions

Sample Ballot and Biographies

Leadership Roster

Vendor Listing

Campus Map

NWMN Synod Conference Map

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark D. Tranvik

Mark Tranvik is Professor of Religion at Augsburg College and chair of the religion department. He is also a Minster of Word and Sacrament in the ELCA. His area of specialty is the Lutheran Reformation. He recently translated a study edition of Martin Luther’s
The Freedom of a Christian (Fortress Press, 2008).




Churchwide Representative: Molly Beck Dean

Molly Beck Dean is currently serving as the Director of the ELCA Youth Gathering, a ministry that gathers 30,000 high school teans and their adult leaders every three years. A graduate of Concordia College (’02) and former staff member of the Northwestern Minnesota Synod, Molly Beck Dean came into her role in late 2014. Not only will she present the Churchwide Report to the Synod Assembly, but will also present an opportunity to learn more about the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, TX.