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.
- Bethany of the NW / Everett + Chaplain (part-time)
- Price of Peace, Shoreline + Pastor
TRANSITION PROCESS UNDERWAY
- Burlington / Burlington + Pastor (Sister Liz Colver, Transition Minister)
- Celebration / Anacortes + Pastor (Deb Butler, Transition Pastor)
- Luther Memorial / Seattle + Pastor (Paul Hoffman, Transition Pastor)
- Our Savior / Issaquah AND Shepherd of the Hills / Sammamish + Pastor (John Vaswig, Transition Pastor)
- Salem / Mount Vernon + Pastor (Doug Stensby, Transition Pastor)
PROFILE COMPLETE (receiving nominations – find nomination form HERE)
- Holy Trinity / Mercer Island + Pastor
INTERVIEWING & CALLING
- Anacortes / Anacortes + Pastor
- Central / Seattle + Pastor
- Hope / Lynden + Pastor
- Lutheran Campus Ministry / University of Washington + Campus Minister
- Our Saviour’s / Arlington + Pastor
- Pastor Heidi Fish has been serving at Bethesda / Mountlake Terrace; her installation is set for September 25 at 1pm with a community party to follow.
- Jenna Bergeson, has been called to serve at Trinity/Lynnwood as Associate Pastor. Ordination will take place at 12noon (Pacific) on September 25 on the Bockman Lawn at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. View the livestream HERE.
- Gina Herman has been called to Holy Spirit / Kirkland as Associate Pastor beginning Nov 1st. Installation (TBA).
- Pastor Kristi Lambing has been called to serve at Fir-Conway / Mount Vernon as pastor and will be installed there on October 10 at 2pm.
- Pastor Steve Jerbi will be installed at University Congregational UCC / Seattle on Sunday, October 24 at 3pm. Learn more here: HERE.
- Pastor Craig Beeker has been called to Christ the King / Snohomish as pastor and will begin November 1st.
DID YOU HEAR?
- When appropriate, we will post past ordination & installation events and resignations & retirements here for a bit so you can catch up on the latest news.
- Kristi Lambing had a wonderful ordination celebration at Pointe of Grace / Mukliteo on September 11.
- Pastors Nyla & David Schoeld were finally installed Sammamish Hills / Sammamish (8/29)-- having served as co-pastors there since January.
- Pastor Eileen Burdick has been called to serve as the Dir. of Spiritual Care at Josephine Caring Community - she began August 23.
- Patrick Meagher, Word and Service Candidate, has been called to serve as Minister of Outreach at Phinney Ridge / Seattle. His ordination service was celebrated August 10th at Phinney Ridge.
Last updated: 9/14/21