Bishop Robert G. Schaefer of the Florida-Bahamas Synod, ELCA, announced his resignation as bishop, effective March 31, 2017. Bishop Marcus Lohrmann was appointed as interim bishop, effective April 1. A bishop’s election will occur during this year’s Synod Assembly, which will now be Oct. 12-14, 2017. Below are links to communications related to this transition.
Click here for the full announcement (February 10, 2017)
Greeting from Interim Bishop Marcus Lohrmann (March 30, 2017)