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 The South-Central Synod of Wisconsin
Annual Synod Assembly

Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6, 2018
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells

Registration is open! Go to

2018 Assembly Information can be found at:

Information about  the 2018 Bishop Election can be found at:

Assembly Offering Bulletin Insert
Download here

Assembly Reports & Book
The complete book is currently available for download & printing in one large file. It is bookmarked for Windows PC only.

2018 Assembly Book Complete

Addendum - 2019 Compensation Guidelines

If you have difficulty downloading the whole file, can be downloaded in smaller sections. This will work for printing, but the pdf page numbers will not match the printed page numbers like they do in the complete file.

2018 Assembly Book Part 1
2018 Assembly Book Part 2
2018 Assembly Book Part 3
Addendum - 2019 Compensation Guidelines

Excerpts of Documents from Assembly Book
 All these documents are included in the assembly book above. They are available here for for quick review.

posted April 5, 2018:
 - Assembly Agenda
 - Reports of Officers & Staff
 - Spending Plan
 - Rules of the Assembly
 - Constitutional Amendment Proposed
 - 2018 Bishop Election Rules
 - Nominations
 - Reports of Synod Teams

 - 2019 Compensation Guidelines

Come and be a part of the Synod Choir at Synod Assembly!
You are invited to sing with the Synod Assembly Choir for Saturday evening worship at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday morning worship at 8:15 a.m. Rehearsal will take
place on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. There will be a brief warm-up Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m.

Please RSVP to Ondra Williams, by phone: 608.291.4311, or by e-mail:

Your Synod Worship Planning Team ~
Bishop. Mary Froiland, Rev. Nancy Raabe, Ben Johnston-Urey, Ondra Williams

Nominations needed for open positions:
- synod council
- synod vice president
- synod secretary
- 2019 churchwide voting members
- discipline & consultation committees

If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please complete the form below
. Instructions are on form. (It is important to downoad the file to your computer before you fill it out!)  If you have difficulty,  print out the completed form & send in to the synod office.Questions? Please contact: Robin Cherwinka at or (608) 832-6388.

Nomination Form

Important Dates

March 16 -
Publication of Profiles from Pre-identified to         Bishop Election Website: 

March 30 - Early Bird Synod Assembly Registration Closes

March 31 - Million Dollar Mission Jar Challenge Offerings to Synod Office in order to be included in celebration at Synod Assembly

April 4 - Deadline for hotel reservations - after the 4th, we can’t guarantee rooms will still be available at the Kalahari

April 5 - The Assembly Agenda and book will be available on line.

April 6 - Deadline for sending photos of your Baptismal Font for loop.

April 10 - Pre-Assembly Bishop Election Forum - 7:00 pm at First Congregational UCC Janesville

April 15 - Pre-Assembly Bishop Election Forum - 2:00 pm at Holy Wisdom Monastery

April 16 - Registration closes for Synod Assembly

Keynote Speaker:

Bishop Lozada-Montanez

Rev. Felipe Lozada-Montanez

Bishop Carribbean Synod-ELCA
President Puerto Rico Council of Churches

Assembly Registration
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About the Offering

About the Speaker

Nomination Form

Due to the large number of elections at the assembly this year as well as the bishop election, we are encouraging members to wait until next year to submit resolutions.  Resolutions from our 2019 assembly will still be able to reach the 2019 churchwide assembly.  If you have questions please contact Rich McLeer at

Resolution Template

Don't forget to turn in your Million Dollar Challenge. Click here for more information

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