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Annual Meeting Resources

Resources for your congregation’s annual meetings can be found in the links below. Please also follow the steps with annual year end matters that need to be completed by each congregation in the South Dakota Synod. We appreciate your attention to the following the steps. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 605-274-4011.

Please note these important dates to return forms by:

  • Step 2 – 2023 Congregational Leadership Form – Due by January 31, 2024. Questions? Contact Crystal McCormick,, or call 605-274-4024.
  • Step 3 – Your Congregation’s Plan for Mission Support in 2023  (Statement of Intent)Due by January 31, 2024.
    Questions? Contact Lois Borchardt, or call 605-274-4025.
  • Step 4 – Form A – (Parochial Report submitted to Churchwide)Online reporting is available through the churchwide office. Passcodes and IDs are printed on the physical forms mailed to every congregation from the Churchwide Office of Secretary.

For newly elected Synod Assembly Voting Members, please note that the 2024 Synod Assembly is scheduled for May 31-June 1, 2024 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

    Congregational Leadership

    Elections at the parish level should be reported to the ELCA on the proper forms. The synod office appreciates names of key people from your congregation as soon as they are available and whenever there is a change.



    Youth Contact (Adult)

    Education Contact

    Parish President

      Mission Support Budgeted for Sharing

      (Undesignated mission support sent to the synod)

      2023 Congregation Parochial Statistics Report

      Form A (Parochial Report for 2024)

      • Form A (the Parochial Report) which is used to update the parochial statistics of the church. To file your annual congregation report, click here.
      • Congregational IDs and Passwords will be mailed to each congregation from the churchwide office and online filing is open.