This page is for voting members of the 2023 Southeastern Iowa Synod Assembly.

“Just the Essentials” Short Packet for Printing (6 pages)

Section 1 – General Information

  • Welcome Letter from Bishop Current
  • Orientation
  • Proposed Standing Rules
  • Assembly Schedule
  • Information about Churchwide Representative
  • Letter From Bishop Eaton
  • Roster Changes

Section 2 – Officer Reports and Financial Information

  • Vice President’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Proposed 2024 Synod Budget
  • 2022 Mission Spending Annual Report
  • 2022 Audit Report

Section 3 – Proposed Synod Constitution Changes 

  • Report of the Constitution Committee
  • Proposed Changes to the Synod Constitution

Section 4 – Resolutions

Section 5 – Proposed Changes to Compensation Guidelines

  • Summary
  • Proposed 2024 Compensation Guidelines

Section 6- Organizational Reports

  • Reports submitted from synod networks and partner ministries or organizations

Recording of Monday’s Session of the Synod Assembly

Recording of Tuesday’s Session of the Synod Assembly

Bishop Current’s Report to the Synod Assembly (text)

Tech Tips for A Successful Assembly 

Pre-Assembly Information Sessions
In order to help voting members have more time to learn about and discuss business items at the synod assembly, there are several preassembly Zoom sessions about topics that will be covered during the event. These sessions will also be recorded for viewing before the assembly. It is strongly recommended that first-time voting members attend or watch the orientation meeting.

Day 1

Monday May 15-5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The Zoom session opens and check-in begins at 4:30 PM and closes at 5:30 PM, late check-ins will not be accepted 

Opening of Assembly

Adoption of Agenda and Standing Rules

Introductions of Officers and Office of the Bishop

Partner Greetings

Vice President Report

Treasurer Report

2024 Synod Budget

2024 Compensation Guidelines

Congregation Anniversaries


Secretary Report

Report of Constitution Committee

Constitution Amendments

Report of Reference and Counsel and First Reading of Resolutions

Churchwide Report

Roster Changes and Anniversaries

Day 2

Tuesday, May 15-5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The Zoom session opens and check-in begins at 4:30 PM and closes at 5:30 PM, late check-ins will not be accepted

Scripture and Prayer

Bishop Report


Congregation Anniversaries


Unfinished Business

Closing of Assembly

If you leave the Zoom or close eBallot, you can reaccess them through the links in your email from SEIA Synod. 

Technology Help Desk:  

Text your phone number to:

319- 359-7928


The Help Desk will call or text you to help as quickly as they can to assist you. DO NOT USE THIS NUMBER TO TRY AND CALL THE HELP DESK.

Text for help is online available during check-in and when assembly is in session.

The Holy Spirit is working in our faith communities all over the church as we faithfully imagine how God is calling us to new expressions of church. The offering from both the Synod Assembly and Revival will support efforts for new ministries in the synod and throughout the ELCA.

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Bishop Current has provided a sermon based on the Ephesians text which is the theme for the Synod Assembly and Revival. Please share with your congregation. Worship planners, please use them at your convenience. If you have questions or need a different file type, contact [email protected]

Gospel Reading and Sermon for streaming

Gospel Reading and Sermon for download

Sermon text