NOMINATION ALERTS

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, all WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations can submit comments.

According to the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, ministerial education schools, boards and committees, and subsidiaries may ask WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate qualified individuals for called positions and/or board positions. Current nomination alerts are listed below.

NOMINATION ALERT

2021 Synod Convention

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the synod Nominating Committee  invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and all voting members of WELS to nominate a qualified . . .

● pastor to serve as chairman of the Board for World Missions

● parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Board for Home Missions

● parish pastor to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education

● male teacher or male staff minister to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education. Per synod bylaws, nominees must be from one of these districts: Arizona-California, Dakota-Montana, Nebraska, North Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, South Atlantic, or South Central.

● layman to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education

● parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Martin Luther College Governing Board

● pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Evangelism

● pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Lutheran Schools

● pastor to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals

● male teacher or male staff minister to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals

● layman to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals

All nominations must be received by Nov. 30, 2020.

At its meeting in January 2021, the synod Nominating Committee will propose three candidates for each of these positions. The list of candidates will be published below by May 15, 2021.

The delegates will elect one candidate for each position at the 2021 synod convention, which begins July 26, 2021.

Luther Preparatory School

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Luther Preparatory School (LPS), Watertown, Wis., invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

● male or female teacher for the position of professor of mathematics. The candidate will be able to teach Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry, and will have a willingness to advance to higher mathematical levels over time. This position will fill the vacancy when Prof. Robert Huebner retires at the end of the 2020–21 school year.

All nominations must be received by Oct. 29, 2020.

The list of candidates will be published below.

Michigan Lutheran Seminary

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, Mich., invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

● pastor or male teacher for the position of professor of music. This professor will be the chair of the Fine Arts Department and will direct the concert choir, teach music theory, teach organ lessons, and lead the drama department. The candidate should have a deep appreciation for ministerial education and strong ability in choral conducting. This is to fill a vacancy that will be created when Prof. Leonard Proeber retires at the end of the 2020–21 school year.

All nominations must be received by Oct. 22, 2020.

The list of candidates will be published below.

NOMINATION LIST

There are no nomination lists at this time. 

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