Transition Handbook

Transition process guide & forms - coming soon! 

Contact Assistant to the Bishop, Pastor Andy Yee

Transition Ministers - Complete your monthly report online HERE

Lifting prayers for these ministries in transition

We lift up the leaders who are guiding ministries through this time of transition: transition teams, call committees, transition pastors, congregation staff and lay leaders, and synod staff. Questions about these vacancies?  Contact Assistant to the Bishop, Pastor Andy Yee

NEW VACANCIES

  • Central / Everett + Pastor
  • First / West Seattle + Pastor
  • Good Shepherd @ Swan's Trail / Snohomish + Pastor
  • Lakeridge / Seattle + Pastor
  • Northlake / Seattle + Pastor

TRANSITION PROCESS UNDERWAY

  • Luther Memorial / Seattle + Pastor (Paul Hoffman, Transition Pastor)
  • Our Savior / Issaquah AND Shepherd of the Hills / Sammamish + Pastor (John Vaswig, Transition Pastor)
  • Prince of Peace, Shoreline + Pastor
  • Salem / Mount Vernon + Pastor (Doug Stensby, Transition Pastor)

PROFILE COMPLETE (receiving nominations – find nomination form HERE)

INTERVIEWING & CALLING

  • Burlington / Burlington + Pastor
  • Central / Seattle + Pastor
  • Holy Trinity / Mercer Island + Pastor
  • Hope / Lynden + Pastor

UPCOMING CELEBRATIONS

  • Pastor Craig Beeker, will be installed on 12/5 @ 2pm as pastor of Christ the King / Snohomish (began 11/1).  More details to follow
  • Pastor Scott Peterson will be installed on 1/30/2022 @ 10am as pastor of Anacortes / Anacortes (began 11/17).
  • Pastor John Schraan  called to Our Saviour’s / Arlington (begins 1/1/2022).  Installation: TBD
  • Lutheran Campus Ministry / University of Washington called Pastor Chelsea Globe to be their campus pastor...and now working along side of Pr. Joseph Li who reaches out to international students.

DID YOU HEAR?

  • Pastor Jenna Bergeson (ordained 9/25) was installed (11/14) at Trinity / Lynnwood as Associate Pastor
  • Pastor Gina Herman was installed as Associate Pastor at Holy Spirit / Kirkland on 11/7
  • Deacon Patrick Meagher (ordained 8/10) was installed at Phinney Ridge / Seattle on 10/24
  • Pastor Steve Jerbi was installed at University Congregational UCC / Seattle on 10/24 
  • Pastor Kristi Lambing (ordained 9/11) was installed at Fir-Conway / Mount Vernon on 10/10
  • Pastor Heidi Fish was installed at Bethesda / Mountlake Terrace on 9/25

Last updated: 11/30/21