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Churchwide Assembly

Duties of the ELCA Churchwide Assembly:

  • Review the work of the churchwide officers, and for this purpose require and receive reports from them and act on business proposed by them.
  • Review the work of the churchwide units, and for this purpose require and receive reports from them and act on business proposed by them.
  • Receive and consider proposals from synod assemblies.
  • Establish churchwide policy.
  • Adopt a budget for the churchwide organization.
  • Elect officers, board members, and other persons as provided in the constitution or bylaws.
  • Establish churchwide units to carry out the functions of the churchwide organization.
  • Have the sole authority to amend the constitution and bylaws.
  • Fulfill other functions as required in the constitution and bylaws.
  • Conduct such other business as necessary to further the purposes and functions of the churchwide organization.