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Synod Council

Synod Council June 2024

The Synod Council:

Exercises trusteeship responsibilities on behalf of the synod;

Recommends program goals and budgets to the regular meetings of the Synod Assembly;

Carries out the resolutions of the Synod Assembly;

Provides for an annual review of the roster of ordained ministers and of other official rosters, receives and acts upon appropriate recommendations regarding those persons whose status is subject to reconsideration and action under the constitution and bylaws of the ELCA and make a report to the Synod Assembly of the Synod Council’s actions in this regard;

Issues letters of call to Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ministers of Word and Service, as authorized by the ELCA;

Fills vacancies until the next regular meeting of the Synod Assembly in the incapacity of an officer of the synod;

Reports its actions to the regular meetings of the Synod Assembly; and

Performs other functions as needed.

Synod Constitution (Rev. June 2023)
Request for Allocation of Funds

President:  Bishop Pedro Suarez
Vice-President:  Michele Hilton
Secretary:  Rev. Kenneth Blyth
Treasurer:  Tracy Moffatt

North Mission District
Rev. Andre Keeley
Rev. Trixie Richter
Steve Beumer
Paula Edwards

Southeast Mission District
Richard Eggert
Pia Heiser
Donna Person
Rev. William Wiecher

Southwest Mission District
Cindy Kamp
Rev. Anne Harman
Rev. Margarita Romo
George Algozzina

Youth Voting Member
Rico Gordon

Young Adult Voting Member
Sophia Thomas

Rev. Sarah Locke
Linda Rosche

Advisory Members
Ann Storan (WELCA)
Linda Rivera (ELCA Church Council)

Florida-Bahamas Synod Council Highlights