If you have come here, you probably looking for a resource
of some bit of information. Why else would you have
entered through the...
As this portal develops, we'll be adding more and more
resources. Initially, we need to get some of the most
pressing material posted. If there is something you would
put in the pressing category, let us know.
you are looking for links to church camps, colleges &
campus ministries, social ministries, or our auxiliaries,
click on the "connections" button at right. You'll also find
links to the search engines for congregations and for
pastors and church workers.
In the meantime...
- Synod Assembly 2019
- Congregations Page
- Pastors & Deacons Page
- Parochial Reports
- Governing Documents
- Road Show
Synod Assembly 2019
The first installment of Synod Assembly 2019 information is
now up. Visit the Synod Assembly
Page to find out the when, where, and what of the
A Page for Congregations and a page for Pastors &
If you are looking for forms, resource documents, or
announcements, check out our pages for congregations and
pastors & deacons. The table below lists some of the
things you will find. If you are looking for something that
isn't found on either page (other than general synod stuff
that, for know, is on this page), drop us a line (at
firstname.lastname@example.org) with your suggestion or request.
- Supply Preachers
- Parochial Report (Form A & C)
- Congregational Finance
- Pastoral Compensation Guidelines
- Mission Support Forms
- Seed Planted Mission Grants
- Workshops & Presentations
|Pastors & Deacons Page
- Rostered Leader Report to Bishop
- Pastoral Compensation Package
- Rostered Leader Debt Reduction
- Continuing Education
Parochial Report Form Available
Every congregation of the ELCA is required to complete the
annual parochial report (Form A/C). This can be done on-line
Updated Governing Documents
The Synod Constitution and Bylaw underwent twenty revisions
this past Synod Assembly on top of the changes to the
required provisions as determined by the last Churchwide
Assembly. You can read the current documents here:
2019: "Christianity & Civil Government: History,
Theology, & Implications (for Citizens, Pastors, and
The Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic-United Methodist
Conference will be held at John XXIII, Charleston, WV,
September 9-11. The event is open to laity and clergy. If
you are on facebook, "follow" the WV LARCUM page.
Bishop's Road Show
You can subscribe to the Bishop's Road Show by
sending a blank e-mail to
email@example.com. You can unsubscribe just
as easily by sending a blank e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Road Show
is an e-newsletter published irregularly---in other words,
if there is something that seems important to share, we
send out a Road Show.
What's coming to the web site?
We'll keep chugging away at this, building bit by bit
until we have a full, functioning, perhaps not pretty, web
site where you can find the resources and information you
need. Expect tweaks in the format as pages get added.