Welcome to Sierra Pacific Synod

2015 Synod Assembly
May 29-31, 2015
Hyatt Regency
Sacramento, CA 95814

Be sure to check our website regularly for updates...

Online registration now open click here to register
Click here to view the Registration Layout

Click here to make your hotel reservation before May 1, 2015 (limited quantity of discount rate rooms are available, once sold out the link will no longer allow reservations to be made.)

Click here for Display Space Reservation Form
Click here for Volunteer Sign up form
Click here for Volunteer Information Form
Click here for Cookie Donation Form

Biographies of Featured Speakers and Leaders at the upcoming Assembly:

2015 Synod Assembly Documents:

  • Click here for District Listing (A, B, C, D, E)
  • Click here for 2015 Synod Assembly Agenda
  • Click here for 2016-17 Proposed Budget
    In preparation for the 2016 Synod Assembly in Sacramento, all Synod Assembly Voting Members and other interested persons are invited to participate in a Pre-Assembly  Budget Meeting. These meetings are planned to:
    • Review the recommended and income based budgets for Fiscal Year 2016-17
    • Learn about the budget process
    • Receive information about the status of the synod finances
    • Ask questions related to the proposed budgets and synod finances
  • Budget discussion meetings will be held on the following dates and times
    Date Time Location
    May 9 10-11:30 am Shepherd of the Valley
    1455 Yosemite Avenue
    Merced, CA
    May 14 7-8:30 pm Conference Call-in Session
    May 16 10-11:30 am TBD
    May 18 7-8:30 pm Conference Call-in Session
    May 21 4-5:30 pm Conference Call-in Session
    May 23 10-11:30 am TBD - Date/time subject to change
    May 23 1:30-3 pm TBD - Date/time subject to change

Synod Assembly Handbook:
  • Welcome to the Assembly
  • Elections
  • Resolutions
  • Reports
  • Financial Information and Synod Audit
  • Governing Documents


The statistics from these reports are used to determine your congregation’s annual assessment to Synod Assembly. 

The report  forms, with instructions, have been mailed to your congregation's mailing address by the ELCA church wide offices.  Your congregation's ID number and this year's password are printed on the right hand top corner of form A.  ID numbers remain the same, however, passwords are changed annually.

You are encouraged to file the report forms online by connecting to the website www.ELCA.org/congregationreport  and entering your congregation’s ID and password.   If you are unable to file electronically, complete the paper forms and mail them to the Sierra Pacific Synod, 9985 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95827 office no later than February 15, 2015.   

Contact the Sacramento office at (916) 756-1665 x115 with questions or email  info@spselca.org.

Click the links below to access PDF documents to complete your annual reports

Annual Rostered Leader Reports to the Bishop are now available at this link: http://www.elca.org/Resources/Office-of-the-Secretary  Click on the "Synods" tab. Please note there are different reports for pastors, retired pastors and lay professionals. Please complete the paper forms and mail them to the Sierra Pacific Synod, 9985 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95827.