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:

  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor) – 2 to be elected
  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson

1-year term:

  • Youth Representative

Congregational Life Committee

3-year terms:

  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson

Global Mission Committee

3-year terms:

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

Ministry Support Committee

3-year terms:

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

Outreach Committee

3-year terms:

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

Social Ministry Committee

3-year terms:

  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor) – 2 to be elected
  • Male Layperson

Voting Members for the 2019 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee, WI, August 5-10

  • Female Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor)
  • Female Layperson
  • Male Layperson
  • Youth/Young Adult (the term “youth” means a voting member of a congregation who has not reached the age of 18 at the time of election or appointment for service. The term “young adult” means a voting member of a congregation between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of election or appointment for service.)
  • Person of Color or for whom English is their second language

Nominees to stand for election to the ELCA Church Council at the CWA 2019

  • Male Minister of Word and Sacrament (Pastor) – two nominees

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