Synod Council Notes - May 2015

The Nebraska Synod Council took the following actions at its May 2015 meeting:

  • Endorsed the Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministry’s Faithfully Forward Campaign.
  • Authorized the Executive Committee to oversee and release extra-budgetary funds granted by the Immanuel Vision Foundation.
  • Recommended recognition of the South Sudanese Lutheran Worshiping Community at Messiah Lutheran Church in Ralston as a Synodically-Authorized Worshiping Community of the Nebraska Synod.
  • Endorsed the proposed “Cross at the Heart” capital campaign of Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministry (NeLCM) for the construction of a new Lutheran Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
  • Approved annual appointments to various Synod committees as recommended by the Nominating Committee.
  • Agreed to study and consider consolidation and coordination among various seminary scholarship funds and programs.
  • Agreed to study and consider coordination and information sharing of all fundraising campaigns of Nebraska Synod serving arms agencies.