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Synod Council

The Synod Council serves as the Rocky Mountain Synod board of directors and as the interim legislative authority between meetings of the Synod Assembly. 

* NEW - Synod Council Minutes, May 1, 2020

Synod Council Commitment to Serve/Behavioral Covenant 

Rocky Mountain Synod Officers
Synod Council

Synod Council Lay

  • Diana Biggs 2020
  • Terry Cole 2022
  • Todd Herreid, 2020
  • Bunga Manarung, 2020
  • Jay Voth 2020
  • Debra Frank Dew 2022
  • Ray Ferry 2022
  • Jeff Fairfax 2022
  • Wyatt Smith 2020

Synod Council Clergy

  • The Rev. Julie Brooks 2020
  • The Rev. Sara Wirth 2020 
  • The Rev. Matthew Weber 2022
  • The Rev. Reba Kiger-Kolasch 2022
  • The Rev. Terry Schjang
Consultation Committee

Lay

  • Brendon George (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Carlene Goldthwaite (6 year term ending 2020)
  • Keith Langford (6 year term ending 2021)

Clergy

  • Dave Cruson (6 year term ending 2021)
Committee on Discipline

Lay

  • Meg Spencer (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Wendy Krull (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Ray Ferry (6 year term ending 2021)

Clergy

  • Paul Rosin (6 year term ending 2021)
  • Larry Davis (6 year term ending 2021)
 

Rocky Mountain Synod Constitution 

The 2019 Churchwide Assembly, the ELCA Secretary recommended a number of non-required amendments to synod constitutions, along with required amendments. The non-required amendments were approved by voting members of the 2020 Synod Assembly.

Summary of non-required amendments

Required Amendments

RMS Constitution (May 2020)

For Synod Council Members:

Congregational Visit Form

Congregation Constitution

The 2019 Churchwide Assembly approved several important updates to the Model Constitution for Congregations. The 2019 Model constitution can be found HERE. Contact Synod Secretary Susan Mitchell: synodsecretaryrms@gmail.com with questions and to have your constitution approved.