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The listed "baptized membership figures" of the 142 Northern Illinois Synod congregations, as reported to the ELCA through each congregation's year-end statistical report (parochial report) as of 12/31/2019, is the basis for determining the "number of lay voting members" selected to attend the assembly.  

The "baptized membership" formula consists of the top 10% of our congregations receiving four lay voting members, the next top 10% of our congregations receiving three lay voting members, and the remainder of our congregations receiving two lay voting members.   

Congregations allowed FOUR voting members, plus one additional youth or young adult: 

Congregations allowed THREE voting members, plus one additional youth or young adult:  

three voting members

All other congregations are allowed TWO voting members, plus one additional youth or young adult.