Proposed Updates to the Constitution

Changes to the ELCA model Constitution were made at the Church-wide Assembly in August. The primary changes relate to the merging of lay rosters for various Diaconal Ministers and Associates in Ministry into a single roster titled Ministers of Word and Service. Ordained pastors are designated as Ministers of Word and Sacrament. The ILC Council has reviewed […]

Constitution to Ratify at Annual Meeting

The revised constitution, bylaws, and continuing resolutions will be considered for ratification at the January 25 congregation annual meeting. The document is available through several means: request an electronic copy or hard copy from the  church office, pick up a copy from the table outside the church office; review or print out the document here: ILC […]

Constitutional Amendment Meeting

The ILC Council has called a special congregational meeting to consider proposed amendments to the ILC Constitution. The consideration of proposed amendments is the sole item on the agenda. A light lunch will be served. Please see the attached documents for review: ILC Constitution – 17 June 2014 – ILC Constitution with proposed amendments up for review […]

Constitution Amendments

The Immanuel Lutheran Church Constitution outlines our Lutheran confession of faith, the nature of the church, our statement of purpose, the powers of the congregation, church affiliation, property ownership, membership, the role of the pastor, a model for congregational meetings, officers, council and committees, discipline, and defines how bylaws, amendments, and continuing resolutions govern our […]