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Assembly First Time Attendees

Voting Member Materials

Date
Info

06/03/19
2020 Proposed Compensation Guidelines
06/03/19

05/22/21
2021 Synod Assembly Minutes
05/22/21

05/13/22
2022 Complete Voting Member Book
Complete Voting Member Book for 2022 Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod Assembly May 20-21, 2022.
05/13/22

05/13/22
Agenda
05/13/22

06/03/19
AMMPARO Resolution
06/03/19

06/03/19
Assembly Agenda
06/03/19

06/03/19
Assembly Vocabulary
06/03/19

06/03/19
Auditor’s Report (Fiscal Year 2017)
06/03/19

06/03/19
Bishop’s Election Chart
06/03/19

05/13/22
Budget Narrative
Narrative Budget for FY2023
05/13/22

06/03/19
Budget Narrative 2021
06/03/19

06/03/19
Congregational Anniversaries
06/03/19

06/03/19
Consultation Committee Nominations
06/03/19

06/03/19
Discipline Committee Nominations
06/03/19

06/03/19
Earth Charter Memorial
06/03/19

06/03/19
Memorials and Resolutions Flowchart
06/03/19

05/13/22
Nominations
05/13/22

06/03/19
Nominations Information
06/03/19

05/13/22
Parliamentary Procedures, Avoiding Gender Bias, and Having Respectful Conversations
05/13/22

06/03/19
Proposed Bylaw Changes (LiveOn)
06/03/19

05/13/22
Proposed Compensation Guidelines – 2023
05/13/22

05/13/22
Resolutions – Justice, Advocacy and Caring for Creation Education Resolution
05/13/22

05/13/22
Resolutions – Mental Health Resolution
05/13/22

05/13/22
Resolutions – Reconciling in Christ
05/13/22

05/13/22
Resolutions & Memorials Section
Mental Health Resolution Reconciling in Christ Resolution Justice, Advocacy & Caring for Creation Education Resolution
05/13/22

06/03/19
Standing Rules of Assembly
06/03/19

05/13/22
Standing Rules of the Assembly
05/13/22

06/03/19
Synod Council Nominations
06/03/19

06/03/19
Tips and Guidelines
06/03/19

05/13/22
Vocabulary
05/13/22

06/03/19
Voting Member Booklet
06/03/19

06/03/19
Women and Justice Social Statement Draft
06/03/19

Staff Reports

Date
Info

05/01/20
CAR – Synod Report
05/01/20

05/01/20
Chris Markert, Bishop’s Associate for Mission
05/01/20

05/01/20
Mike Rinehart, Bishop
05/01/20

05/01/20
Tracey Breashears Schultz, Bishop’s Associate for Leadership
05/01/20

ELCA Report

Date
Info

06/03/19
Assembly Letter from Bishop Eaton (English)
06/03/19

06/03/19
Assembly Letter from Bishop Eaton (Spanish)
06/03/19

06/03/19
Congregations in Companionship After a Disaster Guidelines
06/03/19

Partner Ministry Reports

Date
Info

06/01/20
2019 Fall LiveOn Scholarship Recipients Thank You
06/01/20

05/01/20
Lutheran Foundation of the Southwest
05/01/20

05/01/20
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services
05/01/20

05/01/20
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and Wartburg Theological Seminary
05/01/20

05/01/20
Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest
05/01/20

05/01/20
Mosiac
05/01/20

05/01/20
Portico Benefit Services
05/01/20

05/01/20
Texas Lutheran University
05/01/20

05/01/20
Upbring
05/01/20

As it is, there are many parts, but only one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you.”

~ 1 Corinthians 12:20-22a

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