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AssemblyLogo2017Synod Assembly 2017

May 21-23, 2017

The North/West Lower Michigan Synod Assembly will begin on Sunday, May 21, 2017 and run through Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant, MI. This year’s theme is “Freed by God’s Grace.”







Synod Assembly Registration

Register now for Synod Assembly!

Download the Registration Form 

Registration forms may be emailed to or mailed to the Synod Office. The final day to register is May 11, 2017.

Registration Fees can be paid online or by check.

Pay Online

To pay by check, send the registration form and a check made payable to:

North/West Lower Michigan Synod
2900 N. Waverly Rd.
Lansing, MI  48906.

Include Synod Assembly on the memo line.

There will be a $75.00 charge for canceled registrations made by May 11, 2017. No reimbursement after May 11, 2017


Table Display Request

Download the Display Request Form. Forms must be submitted to the Synod Office by April 30, 2017.


Submission of Resolutions

Instructions for the submission of resolutions for the 2017 Synod Assembly are now available. Resolutions must be submitted to the Synod Office by March 15, 2017 for review by the Committee on Reference and Counsel and for inclusion in the Synod Assembly Booklet. Resolutions submitted after this date will not be distributed to voting members prior to the opening of Synod Assembly and will be considered only if there is time remaining on the Assembly agenda. Download instructions for further information. 

Learn more about the difference between Memorials and Resolutions.


Nomination Information

The 2017 Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for multiple positions on Synod Council, the Consultation Committee, and the Discipline Committee. Nominations with completed Bio Forms must be submitted to the Synod Office by March 31, 2017.

Nominating Committee

Rev. Sarah Samuelson, Chair
Mr. Patrick Blanchard
Ms. Joan Hartwig
Rev. Emily Oleson
Mr. Paul Schmidt
Ms. Amanda Schneider
Rev. Bryan Schneider-Thomas