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

  • Bethlehem / Marysville + Pastor
  • Bethlehem / Sedro Woolley + Pastor
  • Central / Bellingham + Pastor

TRANSITION PROCESS UNDERWAY

  • Cross & Crown / Renton + Pastor (Heidi Calhoun, Transition Pastor)
  • Faith / Bellingham +Pastor (Care Pastor Team Members: Emma Donohew, Netsie Griffith, Wendell Hendershott)
  • Glendale / Burien + Pastor (Jim Kruse, Transition Pastor)
  • Good Shepherd @ Swan's Trail / Snohomish + Pastor (Liz Colver, Care Minister)
  • Holy Cross / Bellevue + Pastor (Judy Brennan, Transition Pastor)
  • Holy Cross / Lake Stevens + Pastor (Liz Colver, Transition Minister)
  • Immanuel / Everson + Pastor (Esau Cuevas, Care Pastor; Marc Hander, Transition Facilitator)
  • Kent Lutheran + Pastor - retirement pending, transition work underway (Mike Anderson, Transition Facilitator)
  • Lord of Life / Renton +Pastor (Joe Kutzke, Care Pastor & Krista Johnson, Transition Facilitator)
  • Northlake / Kenmore + Pastor (Glen Aaberg, Care Pastor; Red Burchfield, Transition Facilitator)
  • Our Redeemer's / Ballard + Pastor (Gretchen Mertes, Pastor & David Hahn, Transition Facilitator)
  • Our Savior / Issaquah + Pastor (John Vaswig, Transition Pastor)
  • Salem / Mount Vernon + Pastor (Doug Stensby, Transition Pastor)
  • University / Seattle + Pastor (Transiton leaders: Carol Jensen, Gary Dalenius, Tim Wolbrecht)
  • Vashon / Vashon Island + Pastor (Tom Aitken, Care Pastor)

PROFILE COMPLETE (receiving nominations – find nomination form HERE)

  • Christ the Servant / Bellingham + Pastor (Deanna Wildermuth, Care Pastor & Rebecca Langholz, Transition Facilitator)
  • First / West Seattle + Pastor 
  • Hope / Lynden + Pastor 

INTERVIEWING & CALLING

  • Prince of Peace / Shoreline + Pastor (Jade Yi, Care Pastor)

UPCOMING CELEBRATIONS

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DID YOU HEAR?

  • Sister Jessica Zimmerle was ordained into Word and Service Ministry on 11/19. She has accepted the call to serve at Earth Ministry/WAIPL in Seattle
  • Rev. John Kim was installed as new pastor at Lakeridge, Seattle on 11/13
  • Rev. Paul Eldred was installed as new pastor at Central/Seattle on 9/16
  • Rev. Leslie Mahraun was installed at Hearthstone on 9/27

Last updated: 11/21/22