The 50th Biennial Convention of the Southeastern Wisconsin District will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, June 14 and 15 on the campus of Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.
Convention Theme: Our Great Heritage . . . from Age to Age
Opening Service Preacher: Outgoing District President David Rutschow
Keynote Presentation: Embracing the Cross: A Reformation in the Pastor's Study
Pastor Peter Prange, Living Word, Gray, Tennesee
The agenda includes reports from representatives of most of the synod's boards and commissions and several local ministries and the election of the district officers and the leaders and members of various district boards and committees.
Delegates will also react to reports from floor committees that will focus especially on reports about:
The agenda also includes some time Tuesday evening to acknowledge and celebrate President Rutschow's years of service to the district (thirty years as a district officer, including twenty-four years as our district president).
- doctrinal discussions with the Church of the Lutheran Confession
- changes being considered for the synod's compensation code
- an initial draft for a new long range plan for the synod's ministry (2018-2025)
If you haven't registered yet, please follow this link:
All the reports and other materials are available at the links below:
2016 Report to the Districts (RttD)
Note: Printed copies of the RttD are available at the convention for every delegate.
I might have links in this document by tomorrow.
Note: The Convention Information, District Reports, and Other Reports files should open with a bookmark pane if you save them and open them in Acrobat.
(includes Agenda, Floor Committees, Parliamentary Guidelines, Lunch and Circuit Schedule, Nominations, Membership List, Serving the District, District Calendar, Evaluation Form)
(District President's Report, 2014 Minutes, Financial Report, 2017 Synod Delegates, and reports from all district boards and committees)
(reports from synodical and para-synodical boards, committees, and organizations)
(All delegates will recieve a printed copy of the worship folder at convention. You may certainly download the file if you wish, but you wouldn't need to print it.)
Floor Committee Resolutions
(You may use this form to provide any encouraging comments or constructive criticisms you may have regarding this convention, as well as any advice or suggestions you may have for future conventions or conferences.)