Documents

  1. Model Constitution for Congregations – pdf format. For a word document, please contact the Synod office and we will email you one.
  2. Constitution of the Synod of Alberta and the Territories (Amended 2016)
  3. Bylaws of the Synod of Alberta and the Territories (Amended 2016)
  4. Governance Manual – March 2017
  5. Constitution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
  6. Campus Ministry Manual – September 2016
  7. ABT Synod Call Manual – updated August 2015 **Please note that the Call Manual does not contain compensation amounts. For this information please see the current compensation guidelines found under Administration/Compensation Guidelines on this website.
  8. Congregational Mission Profile – fillable_2016
  9. Procedure for Revising the Terms of a Call
  10. ABT Synod Financial Statements Year End – 2015 
  11. ABT Synod Operating Budget 2016 & 2017

In 2015, the National Church adopted a new governance structure that included provisions to reduce the size of national conventions. Each synod was tasked with the responsibility of determining how it would elect its delegates. To read about the ABT Synod process for electing delegates to the National convention, click here: ABT – Nomination and Election of Delegates.National Convention