2017 Synod Assembly
2017 Ballot (pdf)
2017 Preliminary Report (pdf)
2017 SA Detailed Report PDF (pdf)
2017 Synod Assembly Minutes (pdf)
2017 Synod Assembly Proposed Agenda (pdf)
2017 Synod Assembly Resolutions Packet (pdf)
2017 Synod Audit Report (pdf)
2018 Mission Plan (pdf)
2018 Synod Assembly
2018 Bishop Term Limit Rationale (pdf)
2018 S8.51.10 QA Resource (pdf)
2019 Synod Assembly
2018 Audit (pdf)
2019 Ballot (pdf)
2019 Preliminary Report (pdf)
2019 Resolutions Packet (pdf)
2019 Synod Assembly Minutes (pdf)
2019 Synod Assembly Sermon (pdf)
2020 Mission Plan (pdf)
A 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors In Parsonages (pdf)
B 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors Receiving A Housing Allowance (pdf)
C 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Deacons (pdf)
D 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Lay Leaders (pdf)
Prelim Agenda (pdf)
Rules of Parliamentary Procedure (pdf)
AMMPARO
AMMPARO Workshop PowerPoint - June 2017 (pptx)
Bishop Election - 2019
Bishop Election - Letter from the Synod Vice President and Q&A (pdf)
Executive Summary Synod Study For 2019 Bishop Election (pdf)
Synod Study For 2019 Bishop Election (pdf)
Call Process/Supply Lists
2019 August Lay Pulpit Supply (pdf)
2019 August 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)
Candidate Interview Response Form (pdf)
Compensation-Calculator-Lay-Roster (xlsx)
Compensation-Calculator-No-Parsonage (xlsx)
Compensation-Calculator-with-Parsonage1 (xlsx)
Covenant For SAMs (pdf)
Covenant of Conduct for Congregations (pdf)
Deacon - Definition Of Compensation, Benefits, & Responsibilities Form (pdf)
Deacon - Definition Of Compensation, Benefits, & Responsibilities Steps To Complete Form (pdf)
Definition of Compensation for Pastors Form (pdf)
Devotions For Congregations In Call Process (from SWMN Synod) (pdf)
Instructions for Submitting Call Documents (pdf)
Interim Ministry Manual (pdf)
Maintaining Benefits In Transition (pdf)
Ministry Site Profile Login (html)
Mutual Ministry Handbook (pdf)
Post-Employment Agreement (pdf)
SAM Definition Of Responsibilities (pdf)
Vice Pastor Agreement (pdf)
Candidacy
2017-2018 Academic Year Seminary Scholarship Application (pdf)
Background Check Authorization Form (pdf)
Candidacy Checklist (pdf)
Candidacy FAQs (pdf)
Candidacy Manual 2018 (pdf)
Endorsement Panel Information Sheet (pdf)
Entrance Panel Information (pdf)
FAQs for Assignment Forms (pdf)
FLC Seminary Scholarship Application (doc)
Forms Deadline Schedule September 2017 (pdf)
Ordained Minister Candidacy Checklist (pdf)
Reference Form for Candidates (pdf)
Vision and Expectations (pdf)
Coaching
Coaching Covenant Template (pdf)
Coaching Fee Structure In The SD Synod (pdf)
Compensation and Guidelines (2019)
A 2019 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors In Parsonages (pdf)
B 2019 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors Receiving A Housing Allowance (pdf)
C 2019 Compensation And Guidelines For Deacons (pdf)
D 2019 Compensation And Guidelines For Lay Leaders (pdf)
Compensation and Guidelines (2020)
A 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors In Parsonages - Final (pdf)
B 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Pastors Receiving A Housing Allowance - Final (pdf)
C 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Deacons -final (pdf)
D 2020 Compensation And Guidelines For Lay Leaders -final (pdf)
Constitution
Congregation Constitution Amendment Flowchart (doc)
Constitution Revision Flow Chart (doc)
Model Constitution for Congregations (doc)
Overview of Congregation Constitution Review Process (doc)
Rostered Ministry Declaration for Congregations (doc)
Synod Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions (pdf)
Neighbors in Solidarity
Intro To NiS Month (pdf)
Neighbors In Solidarity - Insert (pdf)
NiS Sunday Worship Planning And Prayer Resource (pdf)
Stewardship
Basics of a Good Stewardship Campaign (pdf)
Live Simply Stewardship Program (pdf)
Mission Support Trends - 2017 (pdf)
Summer Stewardship Days Packet (pdf)
Where does my offering go? (pdf)
Suicide Prevention Resources
Additional Resources - Suicide Prevention (pdf)
Sample Crisis Intervention Protocol (pdf)
Sample Crisis Management Protocol (pdf)
Sample Crisis Team Members (pdf)
SD State Suicide Facts (pdf)
Suicide Prevention Checklist & Warning Signs (pdf)
Suicide Prevention Workshop- Handout And Links (pdf)
Synod Council Minutes
Council Minutes August 2017 (pdf)
Council Minutes June 2017 (pdf)
Council Minutes March 2017 (pdf)
Council Minutes May 2017 (pdf)
Council Minutes October 2017 (pdf)
Year End Resources (2018)
2018 Annual Report Cover Single Pages (pdf)
2018 Annual Report Cover Spreads (pdf)
2018 Year End Memo to Congregations (pdf)
Adopted Mission Plan 2019 (Budget) (pdf)
Annual Meeting Tip Sheet 2018 (pdf)
Bishop Zellmer's Annual Letter (pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Parliamentary Procedure (pdf)
Statement of Intent (pdf)
Stories Of Faith In Action 2018-19 (pdf)
Where Does My Offering Go (pdf)