Synod Assembly 2020 will be held at Kalahari Resort
Synod Assembly 2020
Assembly 2020 will be held on Thursday evening through Saturday, October 22-24
The 33rd Annual Assembly of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod will be held at the Kalahari Resort, Pocono Manor, PA on October 22-24, 2020. Please note: New registration materials (with a later deadline) will be mailed later this summer.
Theme – “We Are Church Together”
The highlight of this Assembly will be the election of a new bishop. This is done by Ecclesiastical Ballot. Click here to review the process.
The Churchwide Representative to our Assembly will be The Rev. Rafael Malpica Padilla, Executive Director, Global Mission program unit of the ELCA. In this capacity, he oversees the ELCA’s worldwide program, which gives expression to the accompaniment model for mission through the deepening of relationships and cooperation with Lutheran churches in approximately 90 countries. ELCA Global Mission expends about $35 million annually, including grants to companions, international scholarships, and financial and programmatic support for the work of over 166 missionaries, including Young Adults in Global Mission and volunteers in other countries and 35 Chicago-based staff (two staff members working in the Lutheran Office for World Community located in New York). Read more…
For all other information regarding the Assembly, please visit our Assembly 2020 Information page.