Northern Area Gathering

The Northern Area Gathering for 2017 will be held September 29-30 at Ascension Lutheran Church, Edmonton

A poster of the event, including information of the theme, guest presenter, location and agenda is available below:

2017 Area Gathering poster 


5:30 pm Registration and Light Supper (until 6:30 pm)
7:00 pm Gathering; In Song, with Remembrance of Baptism and Prayer
7:15 pm Bishop’s Time
8:00 pm Closing Prayer/Fellowship

8:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Word; Dwelling in the Word
9:30 am Area Gathering Vision & Conversation
10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am Business Section
· Approval of 2016 Area Gathering Minutes
· Report of the Dean
· Report of the Treasurer
· Other business
11:30 am National Convention Delegates Report and Q&A
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Gathering with Song
1:15 pm LWF Assembly Report
2:00 pm Refreshment Break
2:15 pm Meal and Sending; Offering, Installation, Prayer, Meal, Sending

For more information about your area gathering, contact:  Dean Trish Schmermund –, or Registrar Cindy Shriner –

To register, please click here: 2017 Registration form

Do not send any payment or registration form to the Synod office. The Conference registrar is the only person taking registrations and payments for the Northern Area Gathering.

Fees include general convention costs, bulletin of reports (if needed), Friday supper, Saturday breakfast and lunch.

Registration Fees: $ 65 – “Early Bird” – if received by September 15

$ 75 – General

$ 25 – Retired Rostered Leaders, Visitors and Students

$7.50 – Bulletin of Reports



Northern Area Fall Gathering Minutes – 2016: coming soon