Northeastern Ohio Synod Assembly

May 13, 2022 - Day One: Educational Seminars

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May 14, 2022 - Day Two: Business Session

John S. Knight Center, Downtown Akron

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CALL AND NOTICE OF SYNOD ASSEMBLY (Download a PDF)

In accordance with Section S7.13.01 of the Northeastern Ohio Synod constitution, I hereby call and give notice of the synod assembly which will commence on the fourteenth day of May, 2022 and will be held at the John S. Knight Center, Akron, Ohio, in conjunction with an education day
which will commence on the thirteenth day of May, 2022.
Matthew Beery, Secretary
NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS:APRIL 1, 2022
Resolutions and Memorials to be considered by the assembly are to be submitted in writing to the synod office by April 1, 2022 for consideration by the Committee on Reference and Counsel. Resolutions submitted after the deadline must be of an urgent nature which could not be submitted prior to the deadline because of changing circumstances in the church or the world.
What is a Memorial or Resolutions?
To find out more about memorials and resolutions visit https://www.elca.org/About/Churchwide/Office-of-the-Secretary/Memorials-and-Resolutions and view the “Feb. 2021 Memorials and Resolutions Webinar”
NOTICE OF ELIGIBLE VOTING MEMBERSHIP FOR SYNOD ASSEMBLY BUSINESS SESSION
Ministers of Word and Sacrament (Clergy) on the roster of the Northeastern Ohio Synod and ordained ministers from a church body with which a relationship of full communion exists and who are under service in a congregation of this synod in accordance with S7.27.A13
Ministers of Word and Service (Deacons) on the roster of the Northeastern Ohio Synod
Lay Synod Council Members serving as Synod officers and voting members of Synod Council
Two lay voting members from each congregation, congregation under development, or synod authorized worshiping community.
One additional lay voting member, for a maximum total of three lay voting members, from each congregation, congregation under development, or synod authorized worshiping community provided that such one additional member qualifies as a youth (under age 18), young adult (age 18-30), person of color, LGBTQIA+, or person whose primary language is other than English.