2019 Southeastern Iowa Synod Assembly
One Bread. One Body.
The 32nd Assembly of the Southeastern Iowa Synod will be held May 10-11, 2019, at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, Iowa. Participants will gather under the theme One Bread. One Body.
Registration and Lodging information
**New for 2019, online registration will only be available via credit card. You may still register and pay with a check via email [email protected] or by phone by calling the Southeastern Iowa Synod Center Ministry 319-338-1273.**
As part of our registration this year we are offering the menu in advance for Synod Assembly. We will not be requesting information for specific dietary needs. Each meal will offer items that are suitable for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lo-carb, and low-dairy dietary restrictions. If you are unable to eat what is listed, please plan accordingly. Assembly Menu
If you wish to have a display table at the 2019 Synod Assembly, please note display space is reserved for ministries of the ELCA and the Southeastern Iowa Synod. Contact Kathy Smith, Associate for Administration, [email protected] if you have questions about display tables.
A reduced rate has been negotiated at a block rate for Friday, May 10, 2019, at the
Sheraton West Des Moines
1800 50th St.
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Single or double rate is $109 per night plus tax. The last day to book at the group rate is April 25, 2019.
The deadline for submitting resolutions is March 26, 2019. For complete information on writing and submitting a resolution see the guide linked below. If you have questions about resolutions contact Eric Carlson, Assistant to the Bishop, [email protected]Writing A Resolution Guide 2019
Friday, May 10
8:00 am Registration opens
Breakfast Served at Hope
9:15 am Synod Governance Restructuring Orientation Session
10:00 am Session One
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Session Two
2:30 pm Break
3:15 pm Session Three
4:15 pm Forums: Session 1 of 2
5:30 pm Holy Communion
6:30 pm Banquet and Presentation
Saturday, May 11
8:00 am Breakfast Served at Hope
9:00 am Morning Worship
9:30 am Session Four
11:00 am Forums: Session 2 of 2
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Session Five
2:30 pm Closing of Assembly