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 – 2021 Congregational Leadership Form – Due by January 29, 2021. Questions? Contact Crystal McCormick,, or call 605-274-4024.
  • Step 3 – Your Congregation’s Plan for Mission Support in 2021  (Statement of Intent)Due by January 29, 2021.
    Questions? Contact Lois Borchardt, or call 605-274-4025.
  • Step 4 – Forms A & C – (Parochial Report submitted to Churchwide) – Online reporting opens in early January. Passcodes and IDs are mailed on the printed forms to every congregation from the Churchwide Office of Secretary.

For newly elected Synod Assembly Voting Members, please note that the 2021 Synod Assembly is scheduled for June 4-5, 2021. 

    Annual Meeting Date
    Congregation Name*
    Congregation Address*
    Pastors' Names
    Pastors' E-mail Addresses
    Your Name*
    Your Position
    Your Email*

    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

      Congregation ID
      Submitted by:
      Your Email
      Address Line 2

      Mission Support Budgeted for Sharing

      (Undesignated mission support sent to the synod)

      2020 Actual Year Total ($)
      2021 Projected Year Total

      2021 Congregation Parochial Statistics Report

      Forms A and C (Parochial Report for 2021)

      • Forms A and C (Parochial Report) which are 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.