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Synod Assembly 2023

June 3-4, 2023 + Holiday Inn, Fargo


On June 4-5, 2022, over 350 people from across the Eastern North Dakota Synod gathered for the 2022 Synod Assembly at the Holiday Inn, Fargo. It was a wonderful weekend of hearing stories of being called to serve, moving worship, updates and information about the EaND and ELCA, attending to business, and opportunities to network and connect.

Videos from Synod Assembly

Opening Worship Service - Saturday, June 4, 2022

State of the Synod - Bishop Tessa Moon Leiseth

State of the ELCA - Rev. Robin Brown

Called to Serve Our Community

Called to Serve through Advocacy

Called to Serve the World

Closing Worship Service - Sunday, June 5, 2022

Offering for Assembly

We collected $10,188.25 at Synod Assembly! This year's offering will be evenly split between two ministries: The Neighborhood Church and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, North Dakota Field Office.

Lutheran World Relief Kits

250 Personal Care Kits were assembled at Synod Assembly! Thank you to everyone who collected donations and assembled the kits. Extra items were donated to local non-profits, including Churches United.

Voting Member Materials

Voting Member Packet - Combined (all documents)

Synod Assembly Agenda

Rules of Procedure 2022

Proposed 2023 Mission Plan


2021 EaND Synod Assembly Minutes

How to Participate in a Meeting (Roberts Rules)

How to participate in a meeting (Robert Rules overview)- ZOOM recording

Lutheran World Relief Kits

We will be assembling Personal Care Kits during a workshop. We need YOUR help to provide donations for this project. Donations can be put in bins near the registration tables.

All Conferences: Towels (towels should be lightweight and between 20"x40" and 52"x27" and dark colors are recommended)

Fargo and Grand Forks: Bath size bars of soap in original wrapping

Wahpeton and Prairie Rose: Toothbrushes in original packaging

Jamestown and Grafton: Sturdy Combs

Mayville and Spirit Lake: Nail Clippers (attached file optional)


Thank-you for attending Synod Assembly 2021!

Nearly 325 members of the Eastern North Dakota Synod gathered together at the Holiday Inn in Fargo for Synod Assembly on August 14 & 15 under the theme Live In Love.  We are so thankful for all the voting members, special guests, visitors and vendors who were able to participate!



Synod Assembly Offering: $9172.35 to be split evenly between Dacotah O'yate Lutheran, South Sudan Lutheran and ELCA World Hunger