Sandra Schlesinger, Vice President
The North/West Lower Michigan Synod is governed by the annual Synod Assembly with the Synod Council serving as the North/West Lower Michigan Synod board of directors and the interim legislative authority between meetings of the Synod Assembly. Synod Council members are nominated with an attempt to assure geographic representation.
Dan Carter, Treasurer
Pastor Larry Foster, Coach
Pastor Joan Oleson
The path to rostered leadership in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is a partnership between candidates, congregations, synods, seminaries, and the churchwide expression of the church. The Michigan Multi-Synodical Committee is the synodical partner for candidates for ordained ministry, associates in ministry, deaconesses, and diaconal ministry from the two (Lower Peninsula) Michigan Synods.
Pastor Dennis Smith
Church in Society Committee
Global Mission Committee
Pastor Andreas Teich
Pastor Erick Johnson
Pastor Michael Anderson
Equipping Leaders for Mission and Ministry
Rebecca Bossenbroek, Administrator
Living Fire Ministries
Living Water Ministries
A shared ministry of the North/West Lower Michigan and the Southeast Michigan Synods, Living Water Ministries provides camping experiences for children and youth, as well as meaningful retreats for adults.
Multi-Cultural Ministry/Anti-Racism Team
Pastor Ken Ponds, Chair
Open Hearts. Open Church
Task Force on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Beth Johnson, Chair
Women of the ELCA
Pastor Rachel Laughlin