2021 Synod Assembly

"ALL VIRTUAL" SYNOD ASSEMBLY
June 11-13

  

THEME: " . . . we will Sing"

   

See what voting members will need in order to participate
in a virtual assembly. If you weren't registered in time for the 
Nominating Caucuses on March 14, you can still register for
Synod Assembly 2021. Registration deadline: May 15.
Pre-Assembly Meetings:

   

2021 BISHOP ELECTION NOMINEES

  

SEE PHOTOS & BIO INFO ON BISHOP ELECTION PAGE

   

  • Rev. Meg Hoversten - Middle Coon Valley Lutheran, Chaseburg WI

  • Rev. Elizabeth “Libby” Howe - Dir. of Evangelical Mission/Asst. to the Bishop, La Crosse Area Synod

  • Rev. Felix Malpica - Faith Lutheran, Janesville WI 

  • Rev. Steve E. Meyer - Immanuel Lutheran, Caledonia MN

  • Rev. Rebecca "Becky" Piper - Calvary Lutheran, Rapid City SD

  • Rev. Anna Sorenson - French Creek Lutheran, Ettrick WI

  • Rev. Elizabeth-Ann "Becky" Swanson - Advent Lutheran, Morton IL 

CANDIDATE FORUMS

In lieu of in-person forums, a series of YouTube videos will be available as follows

to "meet" the candidates. ALL synod members are invited to watch the interviews.

--Individual Candidate Interviews - tentative upload Mon., April 26

--Joint Interview – tentative upload in early May

PRE-ASSEMBLY CONFERENCE CAUCUS MEETINGS

(all virtual meetings)

  • South Conf - Sun, May 9, 7 pm

  • West Conf - Mon, May 10, 7 pm

  • North Conf - Tue, May 11, 7 pm

  • East Conf - Thu, May 13, 7 pm

Assembly Info & Resources:
  
  • Resolutions - Deadline for submitting resolutions for the 2021 Synod Assembly is noon on May 15, 2021.

See 2020-2021

Bishop Election page for more info on that process.

Family Farm Project -
"Synod Barn Raising"
See more about the 2020
fundraising project ELCA World Hunger with brochure.

Register HERE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - May 15, 2021

See the 2 options below for synod assembly registration forms. After choosing a form, in the first screen please click "Select Individual" to search for an attendee's name in the synod database, eliminating the need for you to fill in all the blanks manually. If you have any questions or if you need to change anything on a registration, please contact office@lacrosseareasynod.org. You cannot go back in to make changes and it's easy for synod staff to do. 

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Phone 608-788-5000

 

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