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2016 Synod Assembly
will be live streamed June 3-5


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2016 Synod Assembly
June 3-5, 2016
Grand Sierra Resort, Reno


    Call the Grand Sierra Resort directly for hotel Reservations
    • GSR reservations by phone - 800-648-5080
    • Check-in 3:00 PM / Check-out 11:00 AM
2016 Synod Assembly Handbook
Section 1-
Cover (updated 5/25/16)
Section 2- Welcome to the Assembly (updated 5/25/16)
Section 3- Elections (updated 5/25/16)
Section 4- Resolutions (updated 5/25/16)
Section 5- Reports (updated 5/25/16)
Section 6- Financial Information (updated 5/25/16)
Section 7- Governing Documents
Section 8- Proposed Amendments
  • Click here for the Sierra Pacific Synod Conference Reconfiguration Map
  • Click here for the New Conference List
  • Click here for the Gender Identity Inclusivity Subcommittee Report

    Click Here for the Proposed Synod Assembly Agenda
    Click Here for the 2017-18 budget (updated 5/24/16)



2016 Rostered Leader and Congregational Reports


Reports must be submitted by May 31 in order to be included in the ELCA annual summary. The ELCA will be shutting the system down on Monday, June 6, reports submitted after this date will not be included. Please see the links below to access the report forms.

Rostered Leader Reports to the Bishop. Please note there are different reports for pastors, retired pastors, and lay professionals. You can find these reports at: http://www.elca.org/en/About/Churchwide/Office-of-the-Secretary/Rostered-Leaders

Parochial Reports Forms A & C for congregations are also due. Please make every effort to work with your leadership to complete the report and submit it by the date requested. You should have received information, including your congregation's ID number and password, from the Churchwide Offices of the ELCA. If you have not, please contact the Sacramento Office of the Bishop at info@spselca.org for assistance. You and your leadership can complete this report at: https://webapps.elca.org/FormAAndC/Login.aspx



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Please send all correspondence to the Sacramento Office of the Bishop at:
Sierra Pacific Synod
9985 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827