January 29, 2016

Solidarity With Persecuted Christians

ELCA At the May 2015 Synod Assembly a resolution was passed asking that we as a Synod express our solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Christ around the world who are experiencing persecution for professing the Faith. At its December meeting the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod Council adopted the following statement: The Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod of...

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May 11, 2015

2015 Assembly Elections

At the 2015 Assembly, we elected the Rev. Karl Richard as our new secretary, and elected clergy and lay members of the Synod Council and the Churchwide Assembly. SYNOD COUNCIL   TICKET #1 SYNOD COUNCIL, Secretary (2019)                                 Karl Richard   TICKET #2 SYNOD COUNCIL, Clergy (2018) William Rex Tyler Rassmussen   TICKET #3 SYNOD COUNCIL,...

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May 13, 2014

VP Lifts Up ‘Out-of-the-Box’ Ministry

Through a year full of some hard decisions requiring much thought and prayer, the congregations of the SEPA Synod have increased their benevolent giving and increased their outreach efforts on behalf of their members and communities. Tracey Beasley, Synod Council vice president, used her report to praise the congregations and their efforts. “(This) hard conversation...

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May 9, 2013

Beasley Elected Vice President

Tracey Beasley, a member of Reformation Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, was elected Vice President of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod (SEPA) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in an election held as part of the annual Synod Assembly on Friday, May 3, 2013. The Vice President is the chief lay officer of the Synod, chairs...

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