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* Year-End Materials and Forms
2015 Presiding Bishop Letter (pdf)
2015 Synod Bishop Letter (pdf)
2015 Year End MEMO (pdf)
2016 Adopted Mission Plan (Budget) (pdf)
Form - Congregational Leadership Form (html)
Form - Forms A and C (Parochial Reports) (html)
Form - Rostered Leader Report to the Bishop (html)
Form - Your Congregation's Plan for Mission Support (html)
Report - Companion Synod (pdf)
Report - St Dysmas (pdf)
Resource - Annual Meeting Tip Sheet (pdf)
Resource - Annual Report Covers (Link to order) (html)
Resource - Council Webinar Presentation Slides (pdf)
Resource - Mission Support FAQs (pdf)
Resource - Parliamentary Procedure (pdf)
Resource - Where Your Offering Goes Poster (pdf)
2016 Stewardship Resources
2016 Summer Stewardship Days Cover Letter And Resource List (pdf)
2016 Summer Stewardship Days Mission Support Conversations With Your Council Or Board (pdf)
2016 Summer Stewardship Days Talking Points For 2016 Video (pdf)
ELCA Where Your Offering Goes (pdf)
ELCA-CSM-MissionSupport-Folder-2015 (pdf)
Stories Of Faith In Action 2016 (pdf)
2016 Synod Assembly
2016 Assembly Minutes (pdf)
Resolution 1-Elect Synod Council Members (pdf)
Resolution 2 - Elect Youth Synod Council Members (pdf)
Resolution 3 - Predatory Lending In SD (pdf)
Resolution 4 - Memorial For Military Personnel (pdf)
Resolution 5 - Awareness And Prayer Regarding Same Gender Issues (pdf)
Resolution 6 - Repudiation Of The Doctrine Of Discovery (pdf)
Resolution 7 - Compensation Guidelines (pdf)
Bulletin Inserts
Companion Synod Bulletin Insert (pdf)
Mission Spotlight - Pueblo de Dios (pdf)
Mission Spotlight - WestSide Lutheran (pdf)
Call Process/Supply Lists
2016 December Lay Pulpit Supply (pdf)
2016 December Ordained Interim & Supply Pastors (pdf)
Appropriate Objectives for Interim Period (pdf)
Call Committee Installation Service (pdf)
Call Committee Interview Response Form (pdf)
Call Process Booklet (pdf)
Call Process Outline (pdf)
Candidate Interview Response Form (pdf)
Covenant of Conduct for Congregations (pdf)
Definition of Compensation for AIM, DM, or Deaconess Form (pdf)
Definition of Compensation for AIM, DM, or Deaconess Form Instructions (pdf)
Definition of Compensation for Pastors Form (pdf)
Definition of Compensation for Pastors Form Instructions (pdf)
Devotions For Congregations In Call Process (from SWMN Synod) (pdf)
Instructions for Submitting Call Documents (pdf)
Interim Ministry Manual (pdf)
Ministry Site Profile Login (html)
Candidacy
2017-2018 Academic Year Seminary Scholarship Application (pdf)
Background Check Authorization Form (pdf)
Candidacy Checklist (pdf)
Candidacy FAQs (pdf)
Candidacy Manual (pdf)
Endorsement Panel Information Sheet (pdf)
Entrance Panel Information (pdf)
FAQs for Assignment Forms (pdf)
FLC Seminary Scholarship Application (doc)
Forms Deadline Schedule February 2015 (pdf)
Ordained Minister Candidacy Checklist (pdf)
Reference Form for Candidates (pdf)
Vision and Expectations (pdf)
Churchwide Documents
2013 Churchwide Assembly Minutes (pdf)
Compensation and Guidelines (2017)
A 2017 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors In Parsonages (pdf)
B 2017 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors Receiving A Housing Allowance (pdf)
C 2017 Compensation And Guidelines Rostered Lay Leaders (pdf)
D 2017 Compensation And Guidelines Lay Leaders (pdf)
Constitution
Congregation Constitution Amendment Flowchart (doc)
Constitution Revision Flow Chart (doc)
Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions (pdf)
Model Constitution for Congregations (doc)
Overview of Congregation Constitution Review Process (doc)
Rostered Ministry Declaration for Congregations (doc)
Fall Theological Resources
1-Bulletin Ten Comm 1-3 (pdf)
10-Bulletin Baptism (pdf)
11-Bulletin Lords Supper (pdf)
12-Bulletin Keys-Confession (pdf)
2-Bulletin Ten Comm 4-6 (pdf)
3-Bulletin Ten Comm 7-10 (pdf)
4-Bulletin Creed First Article (pdf)
5-Bulletin Creed Second Article (pdf)
6-Bulletin Creed Third Article (pdf)
7-Bulletin Lords Prayer Intro (pdf)
8-Bulletin Lords Prayer3-5 (pdf)
9-Bulletin Lords Prayer6-Dox (pdf)
I Kings 19 (pdf)
Ideas And Resources For 2017 (pdf)
Law And Gospel Cheat Sheet (pdf)
LF2014-4 Learning To Love Leviticus (pdf)
Luther And The Jews, VELKD-EKD (pdf)
Mark And Luther (pdf)
Psalm 119 (pdf)
Selections From Luther On Law And Gospel (pdf)
Selections From Luther’s Writings On The Jews (pdf)
General
ELPNA Grant App 2016 (docx)
Pastor Annual Review Evaluation (pdf)
Pine Ridge Retreat Center Brochure (pdf)
Review of Staff and Congregational Ministry (pdf)
Publications
The Lutheran Insert November 2015 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert November 2015 (web) (pdf)
Mission Partners Focus Assembly 2015 (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert August 2014 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert August 2014 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert August 2015 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert August 2015 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert February 2015 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert February 2015 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert February 2016 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert February 2016 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert May 2014 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert May 2014 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert May 2015 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert May 2015 (web) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert November 2014 (print) (pdf)
The Lutheran Insert November 2014 (web) (pdf)
Stewardship
A Recipe For A Recipe (pdf)
Discovering Hope Flier (pdf)
GiFT Flier (pdf)
Gift Flyer Updated (pdf)
GiFT Team Description And Selection (pdf)
GiFT Workshops Experience (pdf)
Mission Interpreter Brochure (pdf)
Mission Support Conversations With Your Council or Board (2014) (pdf)
Simple Fall Stewardship Program – “That All May Be Fed” (pdf)
South Dakota Synod Cookbook (pdf)
Steward Leader Brochure (pdf)
Ventures Brochure for Congregations (pdf)
Your Offering At Work Poster (pdf)
Synod Assembly (2014)
2013 Audit Report (pdf)
2014 Assembly Minutes (pdf)
Ballot (pdf)
Preliminary Report (pdf)
Resolutions (pdf)
Synod Assembly (2015)
2015 Synod Assembly Minutes (pdf)
Resolution 1 - Elect Synod Council Members (pdf)
Resolution 2 - Elect 2016 ELCA Churchwide Assembly Voting Members (pdf)
Resolution 3 - 2016 Compensation and Guidelines (pdf)
Resolution 4 - Companion Synod ILFE (pdf)
Resolution 5 - Raise The Roof At Woyatan Lutheran Church (pdf)
Resolution 6 - Expanding Health Coverage To The Poor In South Dakota (pdf)
Synod Council Minutes
August 17, 2012 (pdf)
August 23, 2013 (pdf)
July 10, 2012 (pdf)
June 6, 2014 (pdf)
June 8, 2013 (pdf)
June 9, 2012 (pdf)
March 14, 2014 (pdf)
March 22, 2013 (pdf)
March 9, 2012 (pdf)
May 3, 2012 (pdf)
November 16, 2012 (pdf)
October 10-11, 2013 (pdf)
October 12, 2012 (pdf)
October 13, 2014 (pdf)
Youth and Family
2015 Synod Youth Gathering Poster (docx)
2015 Synod Youth Gathering Poster (pdf)
Technology Milestone for Youth (pdf)
Technology Milestone for Youth (docx)
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