2019 ELCA Southeastern Synod Leadership Convocation

The 2019 ELCA Southeastern Synod Leadership Convocation takes place at Lutheridge, 2149 Upper Laurel Drive, Arden, NC, Tuesday, October 15 - Thursday, October 17. 

Please scroll down and scan the registration form in its entirety to ensure that you have the information readily available to prepare and submit the form. 

All registrations must be submitted online to the synod office on or before September 30.  Additionally, all payments must be submitted to the synod office in accordance with the instructions in the Registration and Payment Deadline section of this form.  

For assistance, please call Ms.Carolyn Nottingham Davis at 404-589-1977 extension 235.

Participant's Name and Contact Information
*Title
*First Name
*Last Name
Preferred Name
*Address 1
Address 2
*City
*State
*Zip
*Phone
*Email
*Gender (Used to assign roommates)
Emergency Contact Information
*First Name
*Last Name
*Daytime Telephone Number
*Evening Telephone Number
Disclosures

Please submit any information that may help us ensure your comfort. All information submitted in this section remains confidential between the participant, the Synod staff and the Lutheridge staff if needed.

 

*Allergies

Ener 'None' if there are no allergies.

*Dietary Needs

Enter 'None' if there are no dietary needs.

*Physical Challenges

Enter 'None' if there are no physical challenges.

Additional Information

Please enter any additional information that might be helpful to the Synod or Lutheridge staff.

Registration Fees

Please be sure to select all options that apply.  For example:  If you are arriving on Monday to attend First Call, followed by the Convocation, you must check Monday Arrival, First Call and Leadership Convocation - Onsite.

Leadership Convocation - Onsite (October 15 – 17) ($265)

Includes lodging and meals, Tuesday lunch through Thursday lunch.

Leadership Convocation - Commuter (October 15 – 17) ($215)

Includes meals, Tuesday lunch through Thursday lunch.

Dean's Retreat (October 14 - 15) ($0)
First Call (October 15, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) ($0)
Sunday Arrival (October 13) ($50)

Includes dinner on Monday and breakfast on Tuesday.

Monday Arrival (October 14) ($25)

Includes dinner on Monday and breakfast on Tuesday.

Interim Pastors' Gathering (October 17, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM) ($0)
Spouse ($100)

Applicable only for non-rostered spouses. Includes meals, Tuesday lunch through Thursday lunch.

Child/Youth (4-18 years) ($50)

Includes meals, Tuesday lunch through Thursday lunch.

Children 3 and under are free, however, neither programming nor babysitting is provided.

Lodging Preferences

Every effort will be made to accommodate your lodging request.  There are, however, a limited number of single rooms.  When the single room inventory is depleted, you will be assigned to a double room with a roommate.

Single Room
Double Room
Cottage
Cabin
*Cabin - First Choice
*Cabin - Second Choice
*Cabin - Third Choice
*Cottage - First Choice
*Cottage - Second Choice
*Double - First Choice
*Double - Second Choice
*Single
Roommate(s) (Applicable to all except for single designations.)

Please list roommate(s).  Roommate(s) will be assigned if none are indicated.

One-on-one with Bishop Kevin Strickland

Four brief opportunities are being provided to meet one-on-one with Bishop Strickland at the Convocation.  You may also contact Ms. Carolyn Nottingham Davis, cdavis@elca-ses.org or 404-589-1977, extension 235, to schedule a synod office or telephone call appointment with the Bishop. 

Tuesday, October 15, 10:00 AM 1 available
There are only 1 available
Tuesday, October 15, 10:30 AM 1 available
There are only 1 available
Tuesday, October 15, 11:00 AM
SOLD OUT
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Tuesday, October 15, 11:30 AM
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One-on-one with the Rev. Karen Boda, Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life

Four brief opportunities are being provided to meet one-on-one with Pastor Boda to discuss MOBILITY at the Convocation. Beginning September 2019, you may contact her at kboda@elca-ses.org or 404-589-1977, extension 226, to address mobility, Global Mission and other areas for which she has oversight.

Tuesday, October 15, 10:00 AM 1 available
There are only 1 available
Tuesday, October 15, 10:30 AM 1 available
There are only 1 available
Tuesday, October 15 11:00 AM
SOLD OUT
This item is no longer available
Tuesday, October 15, 11:30 AM
SOLD OUT
This item is no longer available
Free Time Opportunities

Free time on the agenda is Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.  You are welcome to spend it as you please or join an organized outing.  Please select one of the three outings listed below if you wish to attend.

Hiking with Rossing

Pastor John Rossing invites you to join the annual hiking event. Meeting place and time TBD

Chat and Chill with the Bishop

Join Bishop Strickland in an informal gathering from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher, NC.  A tour of the brewery IS NOT SCHEDULED.

Groce & Jones Go Golfing 17 available

Pastors Lewis Groce and Randy Jones invite you to join them in a round of golf.  The cost is approximately $40 payable at the golf course.  Limited to 24 golfers.  Meeting place and tee-time TBD

 

There are only 17 available
Exhibit Table
Ministry

Please enter the name of the ministry for whom the table is requested. 

Registration & Payment Deadlines

Registration closes on September 30.  Fees will increase on September 15.  

Payments for registrations entered before September 15 must be submitted online or postmarked no later than September 16 to avoid lincreased registration charges. 

Payments for registrations entered on or after September 15 must be submitted online or postmarked no later than October 1.

Payments may be mailed to ELCA Southeastern Synod, Attn:  Leadership Convocation, PO Box 400, Decatur, GA 30031.

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to Ms. Carolyn Davis, cdavis@elca-ses.org, no later than October 1, 2019.  No credit is given for no-shows or cancellations after October 1.  

Completing Registration

To complete your registration, please note the following instructions for payment. 

If paying by credit card, please click the 'Submit Form' button and then the 'Pay now' button which will appear on the next page.  Enter your credit card information and click the 'Pay' button.

If paying by check, please click the 'Submit Form' button and mail your payment according to the instructions which will appear on the next page.

 

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