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2016 Rocky Mountain Synod Annual Report

2016 Annual Report Insert- COLOR

2016 Annual Report Insert- Black & White

2016 Thank You Video

ELCA:  Where Your Offering Goes

 

Updated RMS Constitution

Changes to the model Synod Constitution have come out of decisions from the 2016 Churchwide Assembly.  Many of the changes reflect the decision to create a new unified roster for Word and Service, called Deacon.  The new language refers to our 2 rosters:  Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ministers of Word and Service.  

All proposed changes are highlighted in yellow.  The changes will be voted on at the 2017 Synod Assembly.

RMS Constitution

 

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

Synod Council Commitment to Serve/Behavioral Covenant 

Rocky Mountain Synod Officers

  • The Rev. James Gonia - Bishop 2018
  • Ms. Earline Bohling - Vice President 2017
  • Ms. Jody Hoelter - Secretary 2019
  • Mr. Dennis Reynolds - Treasurer 2018

Synod Council

Synod Council Lay

  • Diana Biggs 2020
  • Debra Elstad 2018
  • Jerry Ethridge 2018 
  • Joan Jacobson 2018 
  • Susan Mitchell 2020
  • Betty Pepin 2018
  • Terry Cole 2018
  • Todd Herreid, 2020
  • Melanie Ferraro (Young Adult) 2020
  • Maggie Nieberger (Youth) 2018
  • Hendrik Dapot Samosir 2020
  • Jay Voth 2020

Synod Council Clergy

  • The Rev. Julie Brooks 2020
  • The Rev. Sara Wirth 2020 
  • The Rev. Dana Peterson 2018
  • The Rev. Larry Davis 2018 

Consultation Committee

Lay

  • Carlene Goldthwaite (6 year term ending 2020)

Clergy

  • The Rev. Keith Long (6 year term ending 2017)
  • The Rev. Scott McAnally  (6 Year Term ending 2017)

Committee on Discipline

Lay

  • Betty Boyd (6 year term ending 2019)
  • Rod Schofield (6 year term ending 2017)

Clergy

  • The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber (6 year term ending 2017)
  • The Rev. Patricia Holman (6 year term ending 2017)
  • The Rev. Scott Jorgensen (6 year term ending 2019)
  • The Rev. Inga Oyan Longbrake (6 year term ending 2019)