THIRTIETH ANNUAL CONVENTION
This year we are celebrating the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Women of the ELCA at our annual convention which will be held September 15-17, 2017 at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee. We hope you will join us as we commemorate this special event.
You will find the following information for the convention attached below.
- Registration Form
- Convention Poster
- 30th Anniversary T-Shirt Order Form
- Voting Member Responsibilities
- Nomination Form
Encourage the women in your unit to attend the convention and please extend a personal invitation to the young women (ages 14-35) in your congregation. We have eight $100 scholarships available and five $100 scholarships for young women (14-35). Please contact Louise at firstname.lastname@example.org for a scholarship application.
You may make as many copies as you need of the Registration Form and the Convention Poster to share with the women in your congregational unit. Please make your checks payable to SES WELCA. If you would like to pay by credit card go to the store on the navigation bar above to purchase your registration. You will need to send a copy of your receipt along with the registration form to our registrar, Barbara Schwanebeck to complete your registration.
Please note that you will need to make your hotel reservations directly through Marriott at 615-889-0800 or 855-584-3466 by August 24 after which time our block of rooms will be released. You must mention Southeastern Synod Women of the ELCA to get the discounted rates.
Joni Donegan has designed t-shirts with our 30th Anniversary logo that you can pre-order by August 31 and pick them up when you register at the convention n September. See the attached form below.
Also attached is the information for your voting member to the convention. Each congregational, or special unit of the Southeastern Synod Women of the ELCA is entitled to one voting member. It is very important that all congregations be represented as we conduct the business of our organization.
We will be electing a vice president, secretary, and three board members this year. A form is attached to submit nominations for these positions. Please prayerfully consider serving our organization in this capacity. Remember that only one person from a congregation may serve on the board at a time.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of the board members.
See you in September!
More information is available in the latest Issue of The Southeastern Weaver which is attached below
REAFFIRMATION OF MEMBERSHIP
This year we are celebrating the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Women of the ELCA. In recognition of this milestone we are asking each congregational unit to renew their commitment to Women of the ELCA by completing a Reaffirmation of Membership form attached below.
Please complete the form and send it to the synodical secretary, Margery Kellar, before August 15, 2017. Her mailing address is 1686 Bristol Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 or you may email them to email@example.com.
There is also a form attached that you can fill out and keep for your records as a reminder of your commitment to the Southeastern Synod Women of the ELCA.