Retention of Records of Synodical Auxiliaries

Description of RecordsCare of RecordsFinal Disposition
Constitutions and bylaws

Minutes of boards

Assembly programs and documents

Audit reports
Auxiliaries 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.Auxiliaries related to the synods of the ELCA should be responsible for their own records management practices. Such auxiliaries are encouraged to place appropriate materials in their synodical or regional archives.
Programmatic material


Membership directories

Audio visual materials
See "Final Disposition" column for recommendation.Send directly to the synod or regional archives.