Nominations for Synod Council and Committees

The Nominating Committee of the Northern Illinois Synod invites members of the synod to prayerfully consider whether God is calling them to serve in this special way. To nominate yourself, please complete the nomination form. To nominate others, please ask them to complete the form, or send their name to Deaconess Cheryl Erdmann (CErdmann@nisynod.org), and she’ll contact them!

Below is a list of the current nominees being sought. Some positions have incumbents eligible to run again.

Synod Council and Synod Committee Openings

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Current openings for election at the next Synod Assembly include the following:

Synod Council

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

1-year term:

  • Female Layperson, person of color or whose language is other than English
  • Youth Representative

Congregational Life Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Global Mission Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Ministry Support Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Outreach Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Social Ministry Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Consultation Committee

6-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Discipline Committee

6-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)

Find out more about Synod Nominations


Download a Nomination Form (pdf)

or fill out the form online below