Ninth Triennial Convention
The Ninth Triennial Convention of Women of the ELCA will be held July 22-24, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. The triennial convention is the highest legislative authority within the organization. Women are elected in each of the 64 synodical women’s organizations to serve as delegates.
Delegates to the Ninth Triennial Convention will elect four officers and 17 women to serve on the churchwide executive board for the 2014-2017 triennium. Learn more
Seven business committees support the work of the delegates as they consider proposed constitutional changes, memorials from synodical women’s organizations, a proposed budget and more. Learn more
Among the benefits of participating in Women of the ELCA is the opportunity to have a voice in determining the activities and direction of the organization. Learn more
Visitors are welcome at the Ninth Triennial Convention, and a special visitors seating area will be available. Learn more
Volunteers are needed to assist in distributing materials to the delegates, identifying delegates for the audio/visual crew, collecting ballots, ushering for worship and with general clerical duties. Learn more
The Ninth Triennial Convention opens with a Service of Holy Communion on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the feast of Mary Magdalene. The Rev. Susan Gamelin, of Jamestown, N.C., will preach and preside. Learn more