Constitution Resources

Every congregation should have an updated constitution in line with the ELCA Model Constitution.  Please use the resources below as a guide and call the synod office if you have questions.   The NWOS Constitutions Committee is a resource as congregations are in the process of updating their constitution, and the Synod Council must approve each congregational constitution once it is ratified at a legal congregational meeting.  Contact the Synod Office for more information and questions:  419.423.3664.

ELCA Model Constitution for Congregations

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Introduction to the Model Constitution for Congregations

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NWOS Constitution, Bylaws and Continuing Resolutions

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ELCA Constitution, Bylaws and Continuing Resolutions

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