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Nominations & Pre-Assembly Info2019-01-07T14:00:11+00:00

2019 Nominations

TO BE ELECTED at this assembly are bishop, synod vice president, synod secretary, synod council:  5 adults (2 clergy, 2 lay female, and 1 lay male), young adult (1 lay male or female), youth (1 lay male or female) and Discipline Committee (2 clergy and 2 lay, male or female).  Please watch for the Report of the Nominating Committee on this synod’s website (www.lss-elca.org/synod-assembly).

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION for persons nominated from the floor must be submitted to the secretary of synod by (to be announced).  Forms are available from conference deans and secretaries, Nominating Committee representatives, members of Synod Council, or the secretary of synod.  Forms also may be downloaded from the synod website at www.lss-elca.org.

Have questions? Contact Pastor Thomas McKee at tmckee@lss-elca.org or 717-652-1852, ext. 111.

Pre-Assembly Information

2019 Conference Winter Assemblies

ConferenceDateTimeLocation
North York1/12/20199:00 AMMt. Zion, York (Snow date is 1/19/19)
Chambersburg1/13/20192:00 PM Salem, Marion
Lancaster1/13/20192:00 PMGood Shepherd, Lancaster
Gettysburg1/13/20192:00 PMSpiriTrust
Upper Dauphin1/14/20197:00 PMSimeon, Gratz (Snow Date: 1/21/19)
Harrisburg1/17/20197:00 PMEpiphany, Harrisburg
North Lancaster1/22/20197:00 PMSt. Paul, Lititz
Hanover1/27/20192:00 PMSt. Mark, Hanover
West Cumberland1/27/20192:00 PMFirst, Carlisle
Perry1/27/20192:00 PMMannsville, Elliottsburg
West Shore1/27/20192:00 PMChrist (Filey's), Dillsburg
Note: Snow date is 1/29/19 @ 7:00 PM
South York1/27/20193:00 PMSt. Paul, Hametown
York1/27/20193:00 PMZion, York
Lebanon1/27/20196:00 PMFriedens, Myerstown

2019 Conference Spring Assemblies

ConferenceDateTimeLocation
Chambersburg
Lancaster
North York
West Shore
North Lancaster
Harrisburg3/11/20197:00 PMZion, Hummelstown
South York3/17/20191:00 PMSalem, Jacobus
Upper Dauphin3/18/20197:00 PMSt. Peter, Halifax (Snow Date: 3/25/19)
West Cumberland3/24/20192:00 PMBig Spring Lutheran
Perry3/24/20192:00 PMChrist, New Bloomfield
Lebanon3/28/20196:00 PMFriedens, Myerstown
Gettysburg3/31/20192:00 PMSt. Paul, Biglerville
Hanover3/31/20193:00 PMTrinity (Jefferson), Codorus
York3/31/20193:00 PMZion, York

INSTALLATION of newly-appointed deans and newly-elected secretaries, newly-elected members of Synod Council, and LYO officers will be held during (to be announced).

SOCIAL MEDIA, LIVESTREAMING AND SYNOD ASSEMBLY:  One of the recurring themes from Synod Listening Posts was the need for better and more communication. Strategic use of social media is one important way to make better communication happen.  Social media provides us with an unprecedented opportunity to share synod assembly information instantaneously and it’s a venue where anyone can join the conversation. Check the synod assembly website frequently as the Assembly Communications Team is preparing a toolkit to help you and your congregation connect in new ways!

ASSEMBLY OFFERING (To be announced.)

ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES will be used again at this assembly.  You will receive your voting machine when you enter the assembly hall and return it before you leave the assembly hall. Don’t fret this new equipment.  There will be practice sessions so that all are comfortable with the machines before any voting occurs.