2018 Grand Canyon Synod Assembly


June 1
4-16

Resurrection Lutheran Church
Oro Valley, AZ
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2018 PRE-ASSEMBLY REPORTS  


Welcome to the 2018 Synod Assembly! “We Are Church Together” is the focus for the Thirty-First Annual Assembly of the Grand Canyon Synod. The voting members of the assembly will gather late Thursday afternoon, June 14, at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Oro Valley, Arizona.

During the course of the plenary sessions running from Thursday evening through early Saturday afternoon, key decisions will be made, including the calling of the sixth bishop to serve the Grand Canyon Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Please visit the 2018 Bishop’s Election Informational Page for more information on the Grand Canyon Synod process of electing a synodical bishop. 

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton will be with us for this highly strategic assembly in our life together. Through her presentations, voting members and visitors will gain a magnificent picture of the ways we are changing the world together by the power of the Gospel at work throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

The Rev. Lowell G. Almen
Bishop

AGENDA
Brief Agenda (subject to change)

SYNOD ASSEMBLY VOTING MEMBER INFORMATION
Position Description: Synod Assembly Voting Member
2018 Voting Member Assignment Per Congregation
Assembly Vocabulary No Accident
NOMINATIONS/ELECTIONS INFORMATION

 This year we are seeking nominations to fill the following open positions:

Grand Canyon Synod Council
Grand Canyon Synod Committees
ELCA Churchwide
NOMINATION/BIOGRAPHICAL FORMS

2018 Nomination Form

2018 Biographical Form

REGISTRATION

2018 Voting Members Per Congregation

Congregation

Synodically Authorized Worshipping Communities

 

Rostered Leader Serving Under Synodical Call

Rostered Leader On Leave from Call

Rostered Leader Retired

Synod Council Member

Intern

Visitor

RESOLUTIONS/MEMORIALS

Instructions and guidelines for submitting a resolution or memorial to the 2018 Synod Assembly are available in the document GCS Resolutions 2018 Pre-Assembly Memo. Deadline for submission is April 23, 2018.

LODGING

Reservations may be made online with the El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ, by clicking here. Our Group Code is GCS. Guests may also call the resort directly at 1-888-370-0980 to make reservations.  Room rate including tax is approximately $122.00 per night.

Deadline to make reservations: May 14, 2018