Documents, Forms & Policies

2020 Compensation Guidelines for Pastors

2020 Compensation Guidelines for Deacons


Assembly 2018 – Minutes


Background Checks


Certification of Financial Audit of Congregation Records


 Congregational Officers Form

   Download as a Word or a PDF document


Congregation Records Retention Schedule

It is important to know which records and information a congregation should keep and which can be discarded. Some records need to be maintained permanently and others should be discarded periodically.


Congregations Using Supply Pastors: Guidelines (unchanged from 2019)


Constitutions

ELCA Constitution

Model Constitution for Congregations (2019)

Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod Constitution & Bylaws

Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod Standing & Continuing Resolutions


Contact List


ELCA Philosophy of Benefits


Employee Parking Tax Information


Facebook: How to Submit a Story


 Interim Ministry Brochure


 Ministry Team Grant Applications

Leadership Development

Grants for Lay Persons

Grants for Rostered Leaders

Witness & Service

Worship


 Mission Support

Congregational Remittance Form

Please note: This form will automatically calculate the total; however, you must use Adobe Acrobat Reader or one that is compatible. It will not calculate using Apple Preview, for example.

Mission Support Intention Form


Mutual Ministry Handbook


 PLACE (Professional Leaders’ Aid for Continuing Education)

Change in Policy for Reimbursement

Booklet about PLACE

Withdrawal Form

Deposit Form


Report to the Bishop 


Reports of the 2018 Synod Assembly


Sabbatical Leave Guidelines


Sexual Misconduct Policy


Spending Plan for 2020