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31st Annual Convention & Gathering - November 2-3, 2018

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Registration: registration form
Scholarship: scholarship form (and explanation of each scholarship)
Nomination: nomination form
Love Gift List: Love Gift
Service Project: www.blanketsforbrianna.com or find them on Facebook
Triennial Delegate Nomination: Triennial Delegate form
Resolution: (Resolution Form here)

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Convention Details

Worship Pastor

Dianne Finnecy Biography

Pastor Dianne Finnecy is currently serving in her first pastoral call at Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church-ELCA in Big Bear City, CA. This is her third career, having taught Elementary School in Houston, TX for three years and as an attorney for the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office for over twenty years before answering God’s call to ministry.  

Dianne has an adult son from a prior marriage who started medical school at Creighton University in Omaha, NE this Fall. She is married to Jay, who has two children from a prior marriage; a daughter studying at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and a son in his junior year in high school.  

Besides enjoying ministry in the mountains, Dianne is involved with Pacifica Synod, and the larger ELCA. She enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, cooking, singing, and skiing. 

Dianne Finnecy Biografia

La Pastora Dianne Finnecy actualmente está sirviendo en su primer llamado pastoral a la Iglesia Luterana Spirit-of-ELCA en Big Bear City, California. Esta es su tercera carrera, enseñando la Escuela Primaria en Houston, TX por tres años y como abogada de la Oficina del Defensor Público del Condado de San Diego por más de veinte años antes de responder el llamado de Dios al ministerio.

Dianne tiene un hijo adulto de un matrimonio anterior que comenzó la escuela de medicina en la Universidad de Creighton en Omaha, NE este otoño. Está casada con Jay, que tiene dos hijos de un matrimonio anterior; una hija que estudia en Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, y un hijo en su tercer año en la escuela secundaria.

Además de disfrutar el ministerio en las montañas, Dianne está involucrada con el Sínodo de Pacifica y la ELCA más grande. Le gusta leer, viajar, caminar, cocinar, cantar y esquiar.

From the WELCA President

This is the place to be for current news on Pacifica Women of the ELCA and women in the global community.
Our focus for this year is Act Boldly and that is what we strive to do. You will find ideas for acting boldly and possible outcomes of acting on Jesus Christ's direction to help us to Act Boldly.

Blessings to my faithful sisters in Christ,

What a wonderful community of women has gathered together in the name of Christ! My prayers are overflowing with thanksgiving for your faithful service and ministry. May this time together inspire you, fulfill you and encourage you to continue to live out our purpose statement.

This organization has done some amazing things over the years. As a community of women we have provided services such as anti-racism training, addressing issues involving domestic violence and commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

We also support families with special needs. And we do this not only in our churches and communities, but all over the world. What a testament of discipleship in Jesus Christ!

During your time together I would like you to consider these two questions: why am I a member of Women of the ELCA? What can I do to ensure the ministry of this amazing organization will continue on to the next generation? We have accomplished so much, but there is still much work that needs to be done.

My representative who is attending your convention is excited and looks forward to speaking with each of you. She would love to hear about what is happening in your congregational units and your synodical organization. Please feel free to share your joys and your concerns with her as well.

The churchwide board and staff are here for you and are willing to assist in anything you need. You are bold and faithful women of the ELCA and I thank God for each and every one of you!

Blessings to you!

Lisa Plorin

President, 2017-2020 triennium

Women of the ELCA