Retention of Records of Synodical Agencies, Schools, and Camps

Description of RecordsCare of RecordsFinal Disposition
Constitutions and bylaws

Articles of incorporation

Minutes of boards

Audit reports

Copies of insurance policies
Agencies, schools, and camps related to the synod are encouraged to protect their vital records by duplication and dispersal. Copies of vital records placed in the synod office may serve this purpose.Retain until superseded by updated versions or until tenure of new officers, then transfer to the synod or regional archives.
Programmatic material


Histories and bulletins of special events
See "Final Disposition" column for recommendation.Send directly to the synod or regional archives.