SYNOD ASSEMBLY REPORT 2015
At our Synod Assembly, we gathered around the theme, “Sacred Intersections.” We were at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Assembly was chaired by Bishop Guy Erwin. Rev. Rustin Comer from Bethel, Encino, CA was the Chair of the Synod Assembly Planning Committee. Other key players were Jonathan Hemphill and Pastor Nikki Fielder who planned our worships.
368 people were present:
- 95 – Clergy
- 3 – Diaconal Ministers
- 1 – Associate in Ministry
- 206 – Lay Leaders
- 63 – Visitors
- 32 – Exhibitors
- 92 – Congregations (out of 124 in our synod)
- 70 – People present for our Pre-Assembly workshops
- 291 – Times our moblie app was downloaded
- 569 – Times our mobile app was viewed from the web
NEW SYNOD MISSION GOALS
- Communicating the Gospel message powerfully and clearly
- Shaping the faith of the baptized through education
- Fostering congregations in becoming healthy communities
- Creating opportunities for our rostered leaders to thrive
- Developing at least four geographical area ministry strategies
- Establishing clusters of congregations around similar ministries
RESOLUTIONS – all passed
To see the detailed resolution, click on the resolutions below for a pdf file.
GENEROUS LIFE PROJECT
Pictures from the Synod Assembly can be viewed on our Facebook page
All of the videos that were shown at the Synod Assembly can be found here: Videos
REPORTS (Staff, Conferences, Agencies)
To see all the detailed reports, please view the online web version of our app. It is easy to navigate, you can read all of the reports and have access to all the information that was presented at the Synod Assembly.
You can access that website here: Synod Assembly Website (once you are there, click on “Web”)
We are hoping to post the Thought Leader video presentations soon to YouTube. Stay tuned!
MISSION AND MINISTRY and the CHARLES AND MABLE WARNER TRUSTS GRANTED
DIGITAL MEDIA WORKSHOP SLIDES
If you attended the Pre-Assembly Sacred Intersections: Digital Media workshop. As promised, here is the slideshow for your use! Click here.