Southeastern Synod ELCA

Who to Contact

You can find a complete staff directory here.  In addition, the list below may help you identify who to contact for a question or concern you may have.

Address and Contact Information Changes/Database  - Carolyn Davis

Abuse Prevention in Congregations - Call synod office

Bishop's Calendar - Carolyn Davis

Business Services - Holly Liersch 

Call Process - Georgia -  Deacon Michelle Angalet 

Call Process - Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Campus Ministry - Call synod office

Candidacy - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Committees and Task Forces - Sandra Gustavson

Communications - Carolyn Davis or Deacon Michelle Angalet

Compensation Guidelines - Deacon Michelle Angalet

Congregations Under Development - Wayne Fell

Congregational Renewal/Mission  Planning - Wayne Fell

Deans - Reverend Jill Henning 

Congregation Constitutional Questions - Reverend Delmer Chilton or 404-556-6238

Copyright Information - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Disaster Relief Financial Donations - Holly Liersch

Disaster Response - Deacon Michelle Angalet                                      

Ecumenical Officer - Reverend Delmer Chilton or 404-556-6238 

E-News Network - Carolyn Davis

Financial Questions - Holly Liersch or Sandra Gustavson 

First Call Theological Education - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Global Mission - Wayne Fell 

        Guatemala  - Reverend Stephen Friedrich

        Augsburg - Debbie Lundell or Bill Alderfer

        Malaysia/Singapore - Reverend Cuttino Alexander

Grants - Wayne Fell

Houser and Kessler Scholarships - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Interim Pastors - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Leadership Sexual Abuse Prevention - Call synod office

Leadership Boundary Training - Call synod office 

Lutheran Men in Mission - Call synod office

Lutheran Youth Organization (SESLYO) - youthministry@elca-ses.org

Mission Interpretation - Wayne Fell or Deacon Michelle Angalet

Mobility - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Morton Fund - Wayne Fell

Mutual Ministry Committee - Bishop Julian Gordy 

Nominations (Assembly) - Deacon Michelle Angalet or Sandra Gustavson

Office Manager - Holly Liersch 

Out-of-state pastor ability to perform  ceremony - Check with Clerk of Court in  the county of the ceremony 

Portico/Pre-retirement Questions - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Practice Discipleship - youthministry@elca-ses.org

Leadership Convocation - Deacon Michelle Angalet

Report Leadership Misconduct - Bishop Julian Gordy or Deacon Michelle Angalet or call the synod office at 404-589-1977 to leave a confidential voice mail message for either Bishop Gordy or Deacon Angalet

Resolutions (Assembly) - Reverend Delmer Chilton

Roster - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Stewardship - Wayne Fell

Supply Pastors - See list here

Synod Council - Deacon Michelle Angalet

Synod Assembly - Deacon Michelle Angalet (Coordinator), Holly Liersch (Payments)

Synodically Authorized Ministers - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Synodically Authorized Worshiping  Communities (SAWCs) - Wayne Fell 

Website - Carolyn Davis

Women of the ELCA - Carolyn Davis 

Youth and Young Adult Ministry - youthministry@elca-ses.org