LCMS National Convention
As a "Minister of Religion, Commissioned" you are eligible to attend the LCMS Synodical Convention, July 9-14, 2016, as an advisory delegate. "Advisory delegates shall have voice but no vote and shall be entitled to the floor to express their opinion the same as voting members. Advisory delegates shall also be eligible for membership on committees and to offices of the convention unless otherwise specified."
Please note that convention expenses (transportation, registration, housing, food allowance, etc.) will be paid by the Pacific Southwest District.
The Pacific Southwest District is eligible to send up to 8 advisory delegates to the Synodical Convention. Emeriti (retired), Candidate, and Non-Candidate Commissioned Ministers are also eligible to attend as an advisory delegate. Please give serious consideration to being nominated or nominating yourself to attend the Synodical Convention to be held in Milwaukee, WI, July 9-14, 2016. In order to accommodate the selection of advisory delegates, please fill out the enclosed form and return to Rachel Klitzing at the district office by September 15, 2015. You may nominate yourself, nominate others, or have another "Minister of Religion, Commissioned" nominate you. If you are nominating someone else, please make sure you have their permission to be nominated.
At the Lutheran Educators Conference, November 22 -24, 2015, the slate of candidates to attend the Synodical Convention will be ratified.