2019 Nebraska Synod Assembly

"Disciples for All the World"

The 2019 Nebraska Synod Assembly will be held Thursday, May 30- Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Younes Center in Kearney, NE.

 

Please check back for schedule & presenter information.

Registration deadlines (see registration link below):

Early Bird ends March 8.

Regular rate ends April 12.

Registration closes May 7.

 

Tentative Agenda

Thursday, May 30, 2019 (Pre-Assembly Day)

9:00am – 4:30pm        Pre-Assembly Day Workshops

·     9:00am – 12:00pm      TBD

·     10:00am – 4:00pm      What’s Next? Going Deeper – Embracing Stewardship by Rev. Charles “Chick” Lane and Mrs. Grace Duddy Pomroy

·     1:00pm – 3:00pm        Sow the Seeds 

·     1:30pm – 4:30pm        TBD

10:00am – 4:00pm      Synod Council

12:00pm – 7:30pm      Registration

5:00pm  –  8:00pm      Reception and Partners in Ministry Banquet

  •  5:00pm  Reception (Cash Bar)
  •  5:30pm  Partners in Ministry Banquet 

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

7:30am – 8:30am         Registration

8:30am – 9:45am         Opening Worship with Glocal Musicians

9:45am                        Welcome and Announcements

Assembly Business Session I (10:00am – 11:30am)

·     10:00am - Formal Opening of Assembly

·     10:10am - Report of Committee on Registration & Attendance

·     10:15am - Synod Council Resolution 1 - Assembly Agenda

·     10:25am - Synod Council Resolution 2 - Assembly Rules of Procedure

·     10:35am - Action on En Bloc Items

  Receipt of the Reports of the Vice President and the Synod Council 

  •   Synod Council Resolution 3 - Authorization for Specified Agencies and Causes to Present Their Needs to the Congregations of the Nebraska Synod and for Special Offerings
  •   Synod Council Resolution 4 - Authorization for Synodically-Authorized Worship Communities
  •   Synod Council Resolution 5 - Proposed Compensation Guidelines
  •   Synod Council Resolution 6 - Approval of the Audit Report

·     10:45am – Placeholder for Introduced Proposed Resolutions 

·     10:55am – World Hunger Committee 3 Minute Video while Dan Friedlund and Pr. Bob Hayden come forward

·     11:00am - Report of the Treasurer by Dan Friedlund

·     11:10am - Introduction of Synod Council Resolution 7 - Proposed 2020 Budget by Pr. Bob Hayden and Dan Friedlund

11:30am – 1:00pm – Willing Witness Luncheon / General Luncheon 

Assembly Festival Session I (1:00pm – 5:15pm)

·     1:00pm – Immanuel Vision Foundation 

·     1:10pm – Bishop’s Report by Bishop Brian Maas 

·     2:00pm - World Hunger Committee 3 Minute Video 

·     2:05pm – Introduce We Are Church for the Sake of the World 

·     2:15pm – 4:15pm        Workshops

  •   2:15pm – 3:00pm        Workshops 
  •   3:15pm – 4:00pm        Workshops 

·     4:15pm - World Hunger Committee 3 Minute Video 

·     4:20pm – ELCA Churchwide Report by Rev. David Wunsch

·     5:05pm – Behold I Do a New Thing: The Nebraska Synod Theological Education Initiative 

5:30pm – 6:30pm        Dinner

Assembly Festival Session II (6:30pm – 9:30pm)

·     6:30pm – 7:15pm        Keynote Address – Accompaniment by Glocal Musicians

·     7:15pm – 8:00pm        Keynote Address – Bishop Shoo

·     8:00pm – 9:30pm        Brews and Hymns (Cash Bar with local Microbreweries)

Deacon Timothy Siburg, Accompanist

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

7:15am – Synod 5K Run & Walk 

Assembly Festival Session III (8:15am – 10:15am)

8:15am – 10:15am Workshops 

  •   8:15am – 9:00am         Workshops 
  •   9:15am – 10:00am       Workshops 

 

Assembly Business Session II (10:15am - 11:30am)

·     10:15am - Synod Council Resolution 7 - Proposed 2020 Budget

·     10:30am - Late Assembly Resolutions

·     10:40am – Bible Study 

·     11:20am -  Report of the Committee on Minutes

·     11:25am – Resolution to Receive Spirit of Grace Congregation into Nebraska Synod

11:30am – 12:30pm    General Luncheon  

Assembly Business Session III (12:30pm – 1:00pm)

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Placeholder for Further Discussion on Introduced Resolutions

Assembly Festival Session IV (1:00pm – 2:45pm)

1:00pm – 1:15pm – Transition to Closing Worship - Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church Musicians

1:30pm – 2:45pm - Closing Worship (with Glocal Musicians)

·     Worship Service includes Reception of Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church, Holdrege, NE, into NE Synod ELCA

 

There will be a separate registration for Pre-Assembly workshops. Please check back for Workshop & registration link.

 

Healthy Leader's Walk & Run:
Saturday, June 1st
Registration opens at 7:00am
Walk & Run begin at 7:15am
For more information see link at the bottom of the page

 

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