Southwestern Texas Synod Assembly
May 4-6, 2018
Assembly Information
Online Resources
Assembly Guidebook
Facebook Live
Embassy Suites, San Marcos
1001 E. McCarty Ln 
San Marcos, TX 78666
Thank You
to our Sponsor
Visitor & Voting Member Registration

Feb. 1 - Mar. 20
 Mar. 21 - Apr. 19
Apr. 20 - May 5
$150 refund on cancellations before March 30.
DO NOT use Internet Explorer. You will NOT be able to complete the registration.
Please use Mozilla Firefox, Google ChromeApple Safari or if you have Windows 10 you can use Microsoft Edge. Click a different web browers to download.
Registration includes Saturday lunch, Saturday banquet dinner honoring Bishop Ray Tiemann, and Sunday lunch. Vegetarian, Gluten Free and other Dietary Needs options are available upon request during registration. Click for meal details.

Information you need to know for registration:
Name,  Congregation-Org/City,  Conference,  Gender,  Email Address,  Contact Phone, 
Emergency Contact  - Name, phone, relationship,
Birth Year,  Meal Choice,  Special Needs

Check-in is 6:00pm-7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday 7:30am-8:45 a.m. in Chautauqua A.

Click to purchase additional meal tickets for non-registered guests. Meal tickets will not be available for purchase after April 23rd.

Click  to RSVP for Debbie Tiemann's Spouses' Luncheon.

Breakfast and happy hour refreshments are for hotel guests provided by Embassy Suites. 

2018 Proposed Standing Rules
A minimum of 1 voting member per congregation/SAWC under 175 baptized members
Female: Capital North, Capital South, Hill Country, Bluebonnet
Male: Gulf Coast, Rio Grande, Alamo, Cibolo Creek
    2 voting members per congregation/SAWC over 175 baptized members
        1 Male, 1 Female
    3 voting members per congregation/SAWC over 400 baptized members
        2 Male, 1 Female: Capital North, Capital South, Hill Country, Bluebonnet
        2 Female, 1 Male: Gulf Coast, Rio Grande, Alamo, Cibolo Creek
    In addition, 1 youth (<18) or young adult (18-30) voting member per congregation/SAWC

All are welcome to participate in worship. Non-registered individuals who would like to attend plenary may sign in as observers. Limited seating will be available along the back wall. Table seating is reserved for registered individuals. We hope to livestream the synod assembly so those who cannot attend can join. Stay tuned for details.



The Southwestern Texas Synod is part of Region 4 of the ELCA-Brandmark
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