Synod Assembly Update
April 25, 2018
Download Synod Assembly App

We will be distributing reports and documents for the 2018 Synod Assembly via an app that you can load onto your smartphone or tablet. The app is available for Android and iOS devices. Click the button or follow these instructions:
  1. Visit the app store for your device.
  2. Search for "ELCA Organizations and Events".
  3. Install the app.
  4. Open the app and tap "Passphrase".
  5. Enter the passphrase sepa2018
  6. Tap to download the guide.
  7. Please allow the app to send you notifications.
  8. Remember to refresh your app (tap the circular arrow icon highlighted below) before coming to Assembly.
Availability of wi-fi is limited at Franconia Mennonite Church. Please download materials in advance of the Assembly to avoid disappointment.
Download Assembly Documents from the Web

If you are not able to use the Assembly app, the same information can be downloaded from

Please download materials in advance of the Assembly, as wi-fi availability will be limited on-site.
Assembly Offering Giving Online

The offering received at Assembly worship will be divided between hurricane relief in Puerto Rico through the Caribbean Synod and the Forward Together in Faith campaign.

You can give online from now through May 4 by clicking on the button below or by texting GIVE to 267-612-3310. When giving by text, you will receive a text message prompting you to make a gift. Please enter the amount of your offering (in dollars, ex: 50 ) followed by a space and the word offering .
Gifts to Forward Together in Faith

On Saturday, we will recognize the congregations and individuals who have made gifts and/or pledges to the Forward Together in Faith Campaign.

You can still make a personal gift and be recognized at the Assembly. Click the button below OR bring your check to Assembly on Friday and present it at the Campaign table in the hallway outside the sanctuary.

Thanks for your generous support!
Submit Questions for Bishop Candidate Forums

Vice President Tracey Beasley asks voting members to submit questions to be considered for the Saturday forum when the top three candidates will respond to queries from the Assembly. Your question should be sent to Tracey at by close of business on April 26.