November 2016

At the November 2016 meeting, the Candidacy Committee took the following actions:


Granted Reinstatement for ordained ministry:

Connie Bramlett

Granted Approval for ordained ministry: 

Richard Hogg, Atonement, Atlanta, GA

Andrew Lewis, Messiah, Decatur, GA

Louis Tillman, Christ the Lord, Lawrenceville, GA

Granted Approval for ordained ministry - TEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries):

Debra Jimenez, Prince of Peace, Johns Creek, GA

Granted Endorsement for ordained track: 

Elise Anderson, Redeemer, Atlanta, GA

Sarah Garrett, Trinity, Tullahoma, TN

Kimberly Peterson, Hope, Ellijay, GA

Adam Schultz, St. John's, Knoxvill, TN

Granted Endorsement for ordained track - TEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries):

Michael Sauls, Sinking Springs, Midway, TN

Granted Entrance for ordained track: 

La Donna Williams, St. Paul, Decatur, GA



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.