synod assembly resources


synod assembly 2019

Thank-you to all who helped make the weekend possible!  


Bishop Brandt's Welcome video

Bishop Brandt's State of the Synod

ELCA Assembly Video from Churchwide

Synod Assembly Minutes (DRAFT)


Storyteller videos:

Age is Just a Number

Dr. Roland Martinson and Miss Sawyer Anderson

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EvOSBl5inAHxUBumVUrYWEBGc-PIOnFt/view


Leading with Faith

Mr. Steve D. Scheel and Ms. Penny Millspaugh

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17r1QWG7yOMoJxDmv1iMrtk1dDPIstjCL/view


More than a Party

Ms. Kylie Oversen and Mr. Kyle Davison

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ox342U4BBAzQBbOrmCk651fiojexYtoo/view


Called to Feed the World

Mrs. Sarah Lovas and Mrs. Janet Jacobson

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TF_90CiRfHFs_8rpodidpndeJ-Sgjl0P/view


A Place to Call Home

Rev. Matt Valan, Ms. Prairie Rose Seminole, Mrs. Laetitia Mizero Hellerud

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-OnLcxdFPaa3hamU3-aNH3YpdnAWhTbD/view


Answering God’s Call

Rev. Joe Natwick and Mrs. Vicki Schmidt

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17nngI9RQiXZR7sGchTvKwwp-u04R4GuW/view


Save the date for Synod Assembly 2020: June 6&7 at the Holiday Inn, Fargo

2019 synod assembly Storytellers

Click on their picture below to view a full biography about each of our storytellers

  • Rev dr roland martinson

    retired pastor and professor

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  • Sawyer Anderson

    Elementary school student

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  • steve d. Scheel

    Board Chair of Scheels

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  • Penny Millspaugh

    creator of cafe hygge

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  • kylie Oversen

    attorney

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  • Kyle Davison

    nd legislator

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  • Rev. matt Valan

    pastor at messiah lutheran, fargo

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  • Prairie Rose seminole

    program director, elca

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  • Laetitia Mizero Hellerud

    Author and Cultural consultant

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  • Rev. Joe Natwick

    Pastor at St John Lutheran, dickinson

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  • Vicki Schmidt

    Volunteer and Advocate

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  • Janet Jacobson

    Organic Farmer

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  • Sarah Lovas

    Conventional Farmer

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past resources

2019 Synod Assembly - ONE


2018 Synod Assembly - Listen God is Calling



BISHOP BRANDT'S STATE OF THE SYNOD ADDRESS
 

Bishop Brandt's welcome video

Assembly Minutes


Assembly Highlights this year include:

  • Keynote Speaker - Rev. Dr. Karoline Lewis, author and Luther Seminary faculty BIO    KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1     KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2   
  • ELCA Representative - Andrew Steele, Director for Global Church Sponsorship BIO  

    *Here are the links to the two videos shared during Andrew’s Presentation:

    password: elca2017

    password: elcavideo


ASSEMBLY RESOURCES:

Called to Imagine Packet

Opening Bulletin

Closing Bulletin


2018 Reports to Assembly

2018 ELCA Churchwide Reports to Assemblies



Bishop Eaton’s Synod Assembly Video

password: wearelutheran

 

ELCA’s 2017 Year in Review

password: elca2017


2017 Synod Assembly - On The Road Together

State of the Synod Address - Bishop Terry Brandt


Eric Barreto Keynote Messages:

Saturday

Sunday

Eric D. Barreto is Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary and an ordained Baptist minister. The author of Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16 (Mohr Siebeck, 2010), the co-author of Exploring the Bible (Fortress Press, 2016), and editor of Reading Theologically (Fortress Press, 2014), he is also a regular contributor to ONScripture.org, the Huffington Post, WorkingPreacher.org, and EntertheBible.org. For more, go to ericbarreto.com and follow him on Twitter. 


Sharing Our Stories Videos

Larry

Mytch


Synod Assembly Introduction Video - A little fun with Bishop Brandt

2017 Assembly Photos


2016 Synod Assembly - A Place At The Table

State of the Synod Address - Bishop Terry Brandt

Video; State of the Synod

Powerpoint Slides


Shane Claiborne Addresses

Irresistible Revolution

Extremists for Love

Tearing Down the Walls


2016 Synod Assembly Photos


Bible Studies

LOVE – Jessica Thomasson

                    Bible Study Worksheet; LOVE

                    Powerpoint Slides; LOVE

                    Video;LOVE

DO – Rev. Sue Koesterman and Emily Martin

                    Dear Woman Poem

                    Bible Study Worksheet; DO

                    Powerpoint Slides; DO

WALK –Mikka McCracken

                    Bible Study Worksheet; WALK

                    Powerpoint Slides; WALK



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