Synod Assembly

Save the Date: 2018 Synod Assembly
Eradicating Hunger One Relationship at a Time.

The 31st Annual Lower Susquehanna Synod Assembly
May 31 – June 2, 2018
Parmer Hall in the High Center for Worship & Performing Arts at Messiah College in Grantham, PA

ursday, May 31 – Business sessions

Friday, June 1 – Edification sessions, including a keynote presentation that enables us to grow deeper in our understanding of local and global feeding ministries modeling relational expressions of God’s church from Elizabeth McKinley, Lutheran World Relief Regional Representative. The day concludes with a Service of Word and Sacrament with Rites of Ordination and Consecration.

Saturday, June 2 – Our synod-wide Day of Feeding including several different opportunities to participate in hunger-related mission and service. In partnership with Messiah College, Kids Against Hunger and Orphan Grain Train, our hands-on food packing event will be held on site at Messiah College. For anyone (regardless of assembly registration) interested in experiencing existing relational hunger ministries on the territory of our synod, various other service opportunities are being arranged. For congregations or individuals desiring to collect much-needed canned fruits and vegetables for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, donations will be accepted on site at assembly. Our Day of Feeding strives to eradicate hunger one relationship at a time.

2018 Synod Assembly Hunger Donations
Action taken at our 2017 Synod Assembly included a 2018 food packing event of up to $75,000 in meals. To support the 2018 LSS Hunger Initiatives and to help us plan for the number of meals to pack, we invite your congregation to share 2018 LSS Hunger Initiatives gifts by April 2, 2018 with “2018 LSS Hunger Initiatives” notated in the memo. Together, we are feeding others as we have been fed by Christ.

2018 Display Request Form (editable PDF) Submission Deadline: March 1, 2018
2018 Designation of Spokesperson Form (editable PDF) Submission Deadline:  April 30, 2018