Northwest Washington Synod Council

The council, meeting every other month, serves as the board of directors and the interim legislative authority in bewteen Synod Assemblies. They provide vision, support, and resources so that congregations and other ministries can carry out their mission. Question for the council? Contact our VP by email.

  • Bishop - Rev. Shelley Bryan Wee Faith, Everett (2025) #
  • Vice President - Kay Edgerton Nativity, Renton (2022) #
  • Secretary - Rev. Dr. Gail Rautmann Gloria Dei, Lynnwood (2022) #
  • Treasurer - Bart Brosten, Phinney Ridge, Seattle (2024) #
  • Emily Brebner, Trinity, Everett (2021)
  • James Colver, Salt House, Kirkland (2022) #
  • Curt Eidem, Our Savior's, Everett (2021)
  • Rev. Hector Garfias-Toledo, Trinity, Lynnwood (2022)
  • Rev. Rebecca Langholz, Zion, Ferndale (2021) #
  • Rev. Ivar Hillesland, Church of the Apostles (2021)
  • Beth Lewis, Our Savior's, Everett (2022)
  • Deacon Amy O'Collins, Trinity, Freeland (2021)
  • Lauren Ode-Giles, Christ, Ferndale (2021)
  • Eric Peoples, First, Bothell (2022)
  • Rev. Herbert Shao, Air Force Chaplain (2021)
  • Elizabeth Stitt, Prince of Peace, Shoreline (2021) #
  • Dustin Wunderlich, University Lutheran, Seattle (2021)

The Executive Committee, noted above with a #, meets monthly and provides guidance for the council and leadership between synod council meetings. Find minutes & financial reports here.

Synod Committees

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(Contact the synod office to connect with those committees that are unlinked.)