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Synod Council

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. 2021)
Request for Allocation of Funds

Officers
President:  Bishop Pedro Suarez
Vice-President:  Michele Hilton
Secretary:  Rev. Kenneth Blyth
Treasurer:  Thomas O’Reilly

North Mission District
Rev. Andre Keeley
Rev. Derek Hoven
Steve Beumer
Marcee Wilkes

Southeast Mission District
Richard Eggert
Amy Mitchell
Donna Person
Rev. Don Reiter

Southwest Mission District
Pamela Fairfax
Rev. Anne Harman
Rev. Bruce Edwards
George Algozzina

Youth Voting Members
Elliot Rose

Young Adult Voting Member
Anna Hunter

At-Large
Tracy Moffatt
Rev. Jennifer Kopacz
Linda Rosche