April 2018

At the April 2018 meeting, the Candidacy Committee took the following actions:

 

Approved for Word and Sacrament ministry:

Tina Trice-Culpepper, Atonement, Atlanta, GA

Approved for Word and Sacrament ministry (Ordained in another tradition):

Mica Koli, St. Paul, Decatur, GA

Approved for Word and Sacrament ministry (For reinstatement):

Frank Waugh, Redeemer, Atlanta, GA

Endorsed for Word and Sacrament ministry:

Sister Sylvia Countess, St. John, Knoxville, TN

Susan Feurzeig, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Noah Herren, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Megan Hoewisch, St. John's, Atlanta, GA

Rachel Patterson, St. Paul, Maryville, TN

Endorsed for Word and Service ministry:

Amanda Spangler, Holy Cross, Athens, GA

Entranced for Word and Sacrament ministry:

Mardy Ringer, St. Mark, East Point, GA

William Strand, Messiah, Madison, AL

Lax Vardhanapu, St. Andrew, Franklin, TN

Entranced for Word and Service ministry:

Esther Ngomuo, Christ Kiswahili, Nashville, TN

Jaime Witt, Community of Grace, Grayson, 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.