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2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly

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ASSEMBLY PHOTOS by Dale Horkey

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LIFT UP YOUR EYES - Hymn commissioned by the Rocky Mountain Synod in Thanksgiving for Bishop Bjornberg's 18 years as bishop. Text by Susan Briehl. Tune by Mark Mummert. Copyright approval to use in Rocky Mountain Synod congregations throughout 2012 without further permission.
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"Blessings, Witness, Hope" was first shown at the Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly, April 27, 2012, to give thanks for the 18 years that Bishop Allan Bjornberg has served as a synod bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The Rocky Mountain Synod is comprised of 165 congregations in Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas.

A hymn commissioned by the Rocky Mountain Synod to express gratitude to Bishop Allan Bjornberg for his 18 years as bishop. The text is by Susan Briehl and the tune is by Mark Mummert. Recorded at the closing worship of the Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly, April 28, 2012. Copyright permission is granted for us in RMS congregations through 2012.
Melody and Text
With Accompaniment Setting
Text and Notes


The Rocky Mountain Synod elected James Gonia as Bishop on the fifth ballot on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The election took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado during the April 26-28 Assembly.

 

ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson presented the ELCA Report at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly, April 27, 2012. This is Part One of his presentation.

 

ELCA Synod Assembly Video Presentation

 

ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson presented the ELCA Report at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly, April 27, 2012 This is Part Two of his presentation.

Bishop Allan Bjornberg's address to the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly was presented on Thursday, April 26. This is Part One of his address.

Bishop Allan Bjornberg's address to the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly was presented on Thursday, April 26. This is Part Two of his address.

Linda Bobbitt, Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Synod presented her report on April 26, 2012.

The Rocky Mountain Synod gathered in assembly April 26-28, 2012, in Colorado Springs. Bishop Allan Bjornberg preached at the opening worship on Thursday, April 26, at 1 p.m.

Dr. Martha Stortz, New Testament Professor at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, was the Bible Study presenter at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly. This is Presentation One: Living the Questions.

Dr. Martha Stortz, New Testament Professor at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, was the Bible Study presenter at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly. This is Presentation Two.

Dr. Martha Stortz, New Testament Professor at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, was the Bible Study presenter at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly. This is Presentation Three.

The Rocky Mountain Synod expressed gratitude to Bishop Allan Bjornberg for his 18 years serving as bishop on April 27. Bishops Mark Hanson and Murray Finck expressed words of gratitude and thanksgiving.

The Rocky Mountain Synod expressed gratitude to Bishop Allan Bjornberg for his eighteen years serving as bishop by presenting to him a commissioned hymn, "Lift up your Eyes" with text by Susan Briehl and tune by Mark Mummert. The hymn weaves together texts from the psalms with images of the Rocky Mountain Synod, which capture our "Landscapes of Faith," which was the assembly theme.

ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson presented the sermon at the Closing Eucharist of the Rocky Mountain Synod Assembly, April 28, 2012





Assembly Guests


ELCA Representative

Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Keynote Presenter

Dr. Martha Stortz
Bernhard M. Christensen
Professor of Religion and Vocation
Augsburg College
Minneapolis, Minnesota



Assembly Musician

Mr. Mark Mummert
Director of Worship
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Houston, Texas




Musical Guests

Stoneback Brass
Members include Ron, Margie, Mary, Kristin and Sarah Stoneback

     
 
 

 

 

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