For all rostered leaders who are celebrating 24, 40, 50 or 60 years of ordination; your years of faithful dedication to the service will be recognized and celebrated at the upcoming Synod Convention, being held June 16 – 18, 2016 in Camrose, Alberta. A letter of invitation with the following information, plus more details about the celebration and what is needed from you in order to prepare for it will be sent out by the end of February.
Those celebrating 25 or 40 years of ministry will be recognized during the plenary session of Convention on Friday, June 17. Those celebrating 50 or 60 years of ministry will be recognized during the banquet on the evening of Friday, June 17.
Banquet, Accommodation and Travel Arrangements:
All ordination anniversary celebrants are invited to join us for fun and fellowship at the Convention Banquet on the evening of Friday, June 17th.
Two complimentary tickets are available for you and a guest to attend the banquet.
Extra tickets for family and friends who wish to attend are available for a cost of $45.00 each.
If you are not already attending the Convention proper, a complimentary room reservation will be made for you if you wish to stay at Augustana College in Camrose the evening of June 17th, after the banquet.
If you are travelling to Camrose specifically for the banquet, you may claim a travel reimbursement at a rate of 12 cents per kilometre. Reimbursement forms will be available for you to pick up at the banquet.
Ordination Anniversary Booklet:
We will be preparing an anniversary ordination booklet of remembrance and appreciation.
In order to do that we will need anniversary celebrants to fill out the Ordination Anniversary Form (click here) and submit the form as well as a clear, head & shoulder photograph.
This may be a high resolution photo emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or a clear photograph, (approximately 2” x 3” in size) mailed to the Synod office by April 1, 2016.
If you have any questions about the Ordination Anniversary Celebration, filling out the Ordination Anniversary Form, or any other matter, please email the Synod office (email@example.com) or call 780-439-2636.