Synods

Welcome to the Synod resource page. This resource page provides you a visual way to explore and download the many types of resources we have available. You may also use the search engine to find other resources not listed here. 



Below are a list of resources you can download. For more information about a specific resource, just hover over the icon.

2022 Toolkit for Synod Bishop Elections

2022 Toolkit for Synod Bishop Elections

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Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

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Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

Bishop Election - Affirmation of Ministry Re-election

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Bishop Election - Prayer Resources

Bishop Election - Prayer Resources

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Handbook for planning the Installation of a Bishop in ELCA synods

Handbook for planning the Installation of a Bishop in ELCA synods

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Installation Bishop 2017 PDF

Installation Bishop 2017 PDF

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Installation Bishop 2017 DOC

Installation Bishop 2017 DOC

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Financial Assistance Resources for ELCA Rostered Ministers

Financial Assistance Resources for ELCA Rostered Ministers

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Synodical Renewing Strategies

Synodical Renewing Strategies

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Good Samaritan Fund

Gift as emergency aid to rostered clergy currently on leave of call.

Good Samaritan Fund

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Good Samaritan Financial Assistance Application

The Application for Good Samaritan Financial Assistance

Good Samaritan Financial Assistance Application

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Letter to Congress addressing funds for Augusta Victoria Hospital

Letter to Congress addressing funds for Augusta Victoria Hospital

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Bishops Relational Agreement

Bishops Relational Agreement

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Letter to President and Senate on Pandemic Recovery

Letter to President and Senate on Pandemic Recovery

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ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy

ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy

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ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy (Spanish)

ELCA reaffirms commitment to combat racism and white supremacy (Spanish)

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ELCA / LIRS / LSA letter to Congress addressing COVID-19 and immigrants

ELCA / LIRS / LSA letter to Congress addressing COVID-19 and immigrants

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ELCA Conference of Bishops letter to Congress addressing No Ban Act

ELCA Conference of Bishops letter to Congress addressing No Ban Act

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Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital

Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital

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Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital (Spanish)

Letter to President Trump urging assistance for Augusta Victoria Hospital (Spanish)

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Letter to UMC Bishops

ELCA Conference of Bishops Letter to UMC Bishops

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Vision and Expectations

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Vision and Expectations

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019

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ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019 - Spanish

ELCA Conference of Bishops Statement on Venezuela 2019 - Spanish

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COB Statement in Solidarity With Our Children And Youth

COB Statement in Solidarity With Our Children And Youth

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COB Pastoral Letter on Violence

COB Pastoral Letter on Violence

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COB Pastoral Letter Financial Crisis 2008

COB Pastoral Letter Financial Crisis 2008

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COB Pastoral Letter on Human Sexuality 2009

COB Pastoral Letter on Human Sexuality 2009

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Academy at a Glance

Academy at a Glance

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Family Diagram

Family Diagram

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Suggested Readings

Suggested Readings

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Review of Years One Two and Three

Review of Years One Two and Three

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