Constitutional Changes

A revision of the Parish Constitution - incorporating the merging of three lay rosters voted upon by the 2016 ELCA Churchwide Assembly - can be found by clicking here. The changes required by the ELCA to parish constitutions primarily concern the potentiality to call "Ministers of Word and Service," more commonly known as "Deacons."  This document represents the January 2016 revisions of the SPR constitution, passed for the first time at the 2016 Annual meeting, as well as the changes required by the ELCA, to be incorporated into the ratification of the Parish Constitution, to take place at the January 2017 meeting on Sunday, January 29.

Common questions about the "Lay Roster" of deacons can be found by clicking here.