June 9-10, 2017
Concordia College – Moorhead, MN
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.
All pre-assembly materials will be posted here by May 22, 2017.
Growth Group Descriptions
2018 Compensation Guidelines
Ministry Partners Reports
Rules of Organization
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
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.