The 23rd Annual Assembly of the New England Synod of the ELCA will take place June 3-5 at the Sturbridge (Mass.) Host Hotel and Conference Center.
The assembly will seek to fill 11 seats on the Synod Council, the legislative body that acts for the synod between assemblies; five seats on the Synod Committee on Discipline, and two spots on the Synod Consultation Committee. It also will elect 15 voting members to the 2011 Churchwide Assembly of the ELCA to be held Aug. 14-20, 2011, in Orlando, Fla. The Churchwide Assembly is the chief legislative authority of the ELCA. The assembly will also consider resolutions about energy stewardship and support for Palestinians in the Holy Land.
Pastor Harman and Carol Goulet will represent Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield as its voting representatives. Please contact them with any questions or concerns.
For more detail, including how to watch the assembly live on your computer, visit the 2010 New England Synod Assembly page.