Documents, Forms & Policies

2019 Compensation Guidelines for Pastors

2019 Compensation Guidelines for Deacons


Annual Report Cover 2017


Assembly 2016 – Minutes


Background Checks


Certification of Financial Audit of Congregation Records


 Congregational Officers Form

   Download as a Word or a PDF document


Congregations in Leadership Transition: Procedure and Practice


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


Constitutions

ELCA Constitution

Model Constitution for Congregations (2016)

Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod Constitution & Bylaws

Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod Standing & Continuing Resolutions


Contact List


ELCA Philosophy of Benefits


 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:

PDF or Word Document (Fill in your basic information and then duplicate each month)

Mission Support Form


Mutual Ministry Handbook


Nominations Form for Assembly 2018

      Word or PDF


 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