The documents and links provided below will help church councils as they update and modify their congregation's constitution so that the document is in compliance with ELCA Churchwide constitutional guidelines.
Please note that all changes to a congregation's constitution, except for mandatory updates resulting from ELCA Churchwide Assembly actions, must be reviewed and approved by the Southern Ohio Synod Constitution Committee. Send an electronic copy of the updated/revised constitution to Pr. Jeff Wick, firstname.lastname@example.org, AND a hard copy to Pr. Wick's attention at the synod office, 300 S. 2nd St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Please contact the synod office at 614.464.3532 with questions.