March 2017

At the March 2017 meeting, the Candidacy Committee took the following actions:

 

Approved for Word and Service ministry:

Adrainne Gray, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Endorsed for Word and Sacrament ministry:

Mary Dickman, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Endorsed for Word and Service ministry:

Joshua Moss, Messiah, Knoxville, TN

Entranced for Word and Sacrament ministry:

Dawn Bennett, Christ, Nashville, TN

Robin Lovett, St. John's/Tyson House, Knoxville, TN

Rachel Patterson, St. Paul's, Maryville, TN

Entranced for Word and Service ministry:

Niyoka Nelson, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

 

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.