The synod celebrates its leaders in their various stages of ministry. We are happy to share information about changes here.

“Change is constant in any living organism. That is no less true for communities of faith. Leaders change. New ordinands explore calls. Pastors retire.” – Ken Inskeep

New to the Synod:

The Rev. John Elverum, from the Grand Canyon Synod, retired
The Rev. Marla Rotman, from the Reformed Church in America to Nokomis Heights, Minneapolis, interim pastor

Goings/Retirement, with Godspeed:

The Rev. Susan Debner, from Nokomis Heights, Minneapolis to the Southeastern Iowa Synod
The Rev. Dan Olson, from Siloa, Braham, retired February 28, 2019

Congregations in Interim/Study:

Christ Memorial, Plymouth, pastor
Cross of Glory, Brooklyn Center, pastor
Crown of Glory, Chaska, associate pastor
Edina Community, Edina, co-pastor
Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis, pastor
Long Lake, Isanti, senior pastor
Nokomis Heights, Minneapolis, pastor
Our Fathers, Rockford, co-pastor
Peace, Bloomington, associate pastor
Prince of Peace, St. Louis Park, pastor
River of Life, Minneapolis, pastor (pt)
Spirit of Joy, Buffalo, pastor
Zion, Buffalo, associate pastor

Congregations in Active Call Process:

Good Shepherd, Minneapolis, associate pastor
Grace, Andover, senior pastor
Normandale, Edina, associate pastor
Prairie, Eden Prairie, associate pastor
Salem, Dalbo and Siloa, Braham, pastor (ft or pt)
St. Andrew, East Bethel, pastor (pt)
Trinity, Monticello, pastor

Congregations Calling Final Candidate:

Family of Christ, Chanhassen, associate pastor (pt)
Gethsemane, Minneapolis, associate pastor
House of Prayer, Richfield, associate
Prairie, Eden Prairie, associate pastor
St. John’s, Mound, associate pastor (pt)
Woodlake, Richfield, associate pastor
Word of Peace, Rogers, deacon

Updated 3/27/19