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Nominations to 2025 Churchwide Assembly

This year’s Synod Assembly will elect representatives to the 2025 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, July 28-August 2 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Central/Southern Illinois Synod is allocated nine voting members: bishop, vice president, two rostered ministers (female and male), three lay people (at least one female and male), one youth or young adult (female or male), and one person of color or whose primary language is not English (lay or rostered, female or male).

All travel expenses for Churchwide Assembly are covered by the ELCA.

If you are interested in serving, please fill complete the nomination form using the button below. The pre-assembly nomination deadline is May 1.

Nominations not received in the synod office by May 1 will need to be made from the floor of the Synod Assembly. Nominations from the assembly floor will take place during the Thursday afternoon business session. Completed biographical information forms for nominations made from the floor should be turned in to Jennie Ruth at the assembly sign-in desk before the start of the Friday morning session.