April 2015

At the April 2015 meeting, the Candidacy Committee took the following actions:

 

Endorsed for ordained ministry:

Sandra Braasch, Trinity, Tullahoma, TN

Rich Hogg, Atonement, Atlanta, GA

Paula Smith, St. James, Greeneville, TN

Endorsed for ordained ministry - another tradition: 

Uijin Hwang, Advent, LaGrange, GA

David Trott, St. Stephen, Decatur, GA

Endorsed for ordained ministry - TEEM: 

Alberto Sifontes, Igelsia Luterana de Christo, Oakwood, GA

Endorsed for diaconal ministry:

David Holland, Our Saviour, Johnson City, TN

Entranced for ordained ministry:

Keith James, Christ the Lord, Lawrenceville, GA

Eddie Jones, St. Paul, Vonore, TN

Adam Schultz, St. John's, Knoxville

Entranced for ordained ministry - another tradition: 

Evangeline Anderson Rajkumar, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Entranced for associate in ministry:

Lori Ward, Faith, Lebanon, TN

 

Glossary: 

An Entrance decision means the Candidacy Committee has affirmed the candidate’s potential for ministry and initiates the candidate’s candidacy process in the ELCA. 

An Endorsement decision affirms a candidate’s specific ministry track (happens about half-way through the process) and his/her continued progression through the candidacy process. 

An Approval decision affirms the candidate’s readiness for rostered ministry in the ELCA and initiates his/her assignment to a synod and eligibility for a call.