2024 Conference

A Fraternal Conversation: The State of Our Synod in 2024

June 18–19, 2024

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kansas City, MO

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Since 2011, the ACELC has addressed 10 errors in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod because we believe that right doctrine and faithful practice promote the fullness of life that is in Christ. The 2024 conference will examine the state LCMS regarding three of these errors.

Tuesday afternoon:

  • Holy Communion, Rev. John Hill, Wyoming District President
  • Office of Holy Ministry, Rev. Dr.  Brian Saunders, Iowa District East President
  • Role of Women in the Church, Rev. Jeff Hemmer, Assistant to President Harrison

Tuesday evening:

  • Banquet Speaker, Rev. Jason Braaten, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Tuscola, Illinois

Wednesday morning:

  • Breakouts to discuss Tuesday’s presentations
  • Historical View of Correction in the Lutheran Church, Rev. Dr. Martin Noland, Grace Lutheran Church, San Mateo, California
  • Panel discussion with all presenters

Wednesday afternoon:

  • ACELC business Meeting


We have reserved a block of rooms at Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City North/Gladstone. To receive the ACELC rate, register by May 17 using the link or phone the hotel at 1-816-866-9693 and ask for the ACELC rate. 

Registration Fee

  • Full conference (includes banquet) - $95
  • One day of conference (no banquet) - $30
  • Banquet only - $35

There is no conference registration fee for the following (there is a fee for the optional banquet). Please register everyone attending even if there is no fee.

  • Your spouse or dependent children
  • 2023 or 2024 seminary graduates
  • Seminarians, college and high school students
  • Rostered pastors not currently serving a congregation

Speaker Bios

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Conference Agenda