Annual Assembly Timeline

2018 Synod Assembly Timeline

January 2018           


February 2018  

  • Resolutions/Memorials are due by February 10, to [email protected]
  • Agenda/Plenary requests are due by February 10, here
  • Conference nominations for Synod Council seats are due by February 15. See election cycle, here.


March 2018  

  • Forum/Workshop applications are due by March 2
  • Early Registration closes on March 14. All payment must be received by Mach 14, or the regular registration rate will apply.
  • Retired ELCA Leaders and Synod Council must register by March 14
  • All reports to the Assembly or ads for the Bulletin of Reports due March 24
  • All AV and scripts for those given agenda time are due by March 24, to [email protected]


April 2018  

  • All display table requests with payment are due by April 6
  • Hotel Registration must be made by April 13.
  • Regular Registration closes on April 20. All payments must be received by April 20, or the late registration rate will apply.
  • Nominations close on April 20.
  • The last day to cancel a meal plan is April 20.
  • The Bulletin of Reports will be published April 27.
  • Conferences meet before the assembly to review documents to prepare voting members for the assembly


May 2018  

  • Late registration/on-site registration fees apply. Voting members will not be given assembly materials, if a participant has a balance due.
  • Synod Assembly is held May 11-12
  • The synod office will be closed on May 14


Summer/Fall 2018   

  • Assembly Planning Committee, Worship Committee, Executive Committee, and Synod council all debrief the assembly.