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2017 Synod Assembly Schedule

2017 Synod Assembly
May 5-7, 2017
Antlers Hilton Hotel Colorado Springs

Friday, May 5
Plenary 1

2:00: Opening of Assembly:  Thanksgiving for Baptism: Rev. Dirk Stadtlander, SE CO Conference Dean
          adopt agenda, rules of procedure, voting, nominations from the floor,  intro guests,
2:55:   Bishop Gonia, Claiming our Gifts Session 1:  Theology

3:45: RMS Strategic Plan/Lilly Grant 3E

4:30:  Break

5:00:  Dinner (Group 1)
           Bible Study (Group 2)
6:00:  Dinner (Group 2)
           Bible Study (Group 1)

7:30:  Worship- First United Methodist Church
 
 

Saturday, May 6
Plenary 2:
8:30
:  Morning Prayer

9:00:  Bishop Gonia, Claiming our Gifts Session 2:  Heritage
          ELCA AMMPARO Strategy
          LIRS, ELCA World Hunger

11:00:  Break

11:30:  Lunch (Group 1)
              Bible Study (Group 2)
12:30:  Lunch (Group 2)
             Bible Study (Group 1)

Plenary 3
1:45:  Bishop Gonia, Claiming our Gifts Session 3:  Ecclesiology
          ELCA Churchwide Report
         RMS Business:  Officer reports, Budget, Constitution Changes

3:30:  Adrian Miller, Colorado Council of Churches:  Ecumenism/Why the Reformation matters to the rest of us

3:50:  Break

4:15:  Saturday Afternoon Full-Communion Breakout Sessions (See full descriptions)

5:45: Q&A:  Questions and Appetizers:  Lilly Grant 3E, RMS Budget, Constitution Changes, RMS Strategic Plan

6:15: Dinner, Ministry Fair, Entertainment

Sunday, May 7
Plenary 4

8:15: Opening Prayer

8:30: Bishop Gonia, Claiming our Gifts Session 4: Practice
         Final Business
         
10:00:  Recognition of Anniversaries

10:30:  Break

11:00  Closing worship