NY State has implemented a new state law starting January 1, 2018 that provides a Paid Family Leave in certain situations.
Samuel Trexler Fellowship Fund grants awarded in 2017 will be decided on at the November Synod Council meeting.
On August 8th, the Churchwide Assembly of the ELCA gathers for worship.
The Rev. Deborah Turley will become synod secretary at the close of this assembly.
Treasurer Fred Risser presented his report and Finance Committee chair Greg May introduced Resolution #1, the 2017 Mission Plan.
Bishop Hazelwood has been generous enough to share with us his presentation.