Assembly Highlights

Assembly Highlights

  • Celebration of leaders and communities throughout the Indiana-Kentucky Synod
  • Inspiring worship
  • Celebratory banquet
  • Youth Leadership Summit for high school students
  • Workshops focused on important aspects of church leadership
  • Motivating and informative plenary sessions
  • Election of Synod Council, board and committee members
  • Affinity group discussions –get to know others who share an interest in a particular topic
  • Several optional activities including a screening of the movie Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, guided campus tour, and/or visit to Purdue Lutheran

General Schedule of Events
All times are EDT

Friday, May 31, 2019

11:00 am                     On-site check-in and registration opens
1:00 pm                       Opening of Assembly/Plenary Session 1
1:30 pm                       Bible Study with Bishop Gafkjen
2:00 pm                       Plenary Session 1
2:15 pm                       Keynote Presentation 1 – Pastors Tim and Sharon Taylor
3:00 pm                      Music with Rachel Kurtz
3:15 pm                       Plenary Session 1 (continued)
4:30 pm                       Break before dinner
6:00 pm                       Dinner
7:30 pm                       Eucharist Service

Saturday, June 1, 2019

8:30 am                       Bible Study with Bishop Gafkjen
9:00 am                       Keynote Presentation 2 – Pastor Mandy France
9:45 am                       Music with Rachel Kurtz
10:00 am                     Plenary Session 2
11:00 am                     Affinity Group discussions
12:00 pm                     Lunch
1:15 pm                        Music with Rachel Kurtz
1:30 pm                       Plenary Session 2 (continued)
2:30 pm                       Workshops, screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, service project, guided campus tour, and/or visit to Purdue Campus Ministries
5:30 pm                       Who Is My Neighbor? Mission Banquet
7:30 pm                       Rachel Kurtz Concert

Sunday, June 2, 2019

8:30 am                       Bible Study with Bishop Gafkjen
9:00 am                       Music with Rachel Kurtz
9:15 am                        Plenary Session 3
10:30 pm                     Pre-service music
11:00 am                      Eucharist Service

Where every member is a missionary, every pastor is a mission director, and every congregation is a mission center.