2018 LCMS Kansas District Convention

June 7-9, 2018 | Topeka, KS

73rd Kansas District Convention

June 7-9, 2018 | Topeka Capitol Plaza
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Al Espinosa

Latest Convention News


The deadline for delegate forms has been extended. Delegate forms, available below, should be submitted ASAP to Rev. David Meier, District Secretary. The forms may be submitted through the mail or via email to Rev. Meier at secretary@kslcms.org.

Delegate Reporting Form

Alternate Delegate Reporting Form

Excused Absence Request

Convention Timeline



Oct. 9
Elect Commissioned Advisory Delegate for 2019 Synod Convention at PCWC
Elect Pastor Advisory Delegate for 2019 Synod Convention at PCWC

Nov. 30
Nomination forms due to the District Office
From congregations: District President, Vice-President, and Regional Lay Board Member
From congregations or individuals: Kansas District Secretary, Kansas District Board of Directors, Kansas District Convention Nominating Committee, and Synod Convention Nominating Committee
Delegate reporting forms due to Rev. David Meier, Kansas District Secretary


Jan. 16
Deadline to submit nomination acceptance form, conflict of interest form, and biographical information

Feb. 1
District President appoints Election & Credentials Committees

Feb. 15
Deadline for submission of overtures to District Office; submit to Shannon Oldham
     Overture Template
Reports for convention workbook due to District Office: District President, vice-presidents, circuit visitors, Kansas District boards, Kansas District committees

District President finalizes floor committee appointments and assignments of overtures to floor committees
Floor committees named; nominations slate announced

April 6
Convention workbook completed and available online

April 28
Floor committees meet from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to prepare for convention

May 15
Resolutions drafted by floor committees; sent to voting delegates
List of corrections to convention workbook; mailed to all delegates

June 7-9

Convention proceedings completed – Board of Directors approves proceedings