Synod Assembly 2020

After prayerful reflection and in keeping with the recommendations of the Office of the Secretary and the Office of the Presiding Bishop, Bishop Satterlee recommended and Synod Council affirmed that we will NOT gather for Synod Assembly May 14-16, 2020 in Mount Pleasant. 

For more information, please read the letter from Bishop Craig A. Satterlee and Christine Allen, Secretary of the North/West Lower Michigan Synod.

We will inform you of additional updates, including the date and location of the next assembly and how we will carry out essential business, as soon as we are able to make these determinations. 

Registration & Hotel Refunds

Synod Assembly Registration fees and Display Table fees will be refunded. If you submitted a credit card payment, it will be refunded to your card. If you submitted a check, you will be issued a refund check. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.

All hotel rooms at the Comfort Inn & Suites and the Fairfield Inn have been automatically cancelled. If you booked at another hotel, please verify the status of your room directly with your hotel. If you have any questions about refunds, please contact Ann Stavros at

Nominations for Synod Council

We are seeking nominees for nine positions on Synod Council for elections at the 2020 Synod Assembly.

Nomination forms must be submitted by Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Contact the Rev. Jessica Hahn, Chair of the Nominating Committee, with any questions.