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 - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Bishop's Calendar - Carolyn Davis

Business Services - Holly Liersch 

Call Process  

        Georgia - Reverend Dale Sillik

        Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Campus Ministry - Reverend Jill Henning

Candidacy - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Committees and Task Forces - Dr. Sandra Gustavson

Communications - Carolyn Davis 

Compensation Guidelines - Reverend Ben Moravitz

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

Congregational Vitality/Mission  Planning - Wayne Fell

Copyright Information - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Deans - Reverend Jill Henning 

Disaster Relief Financial Donations - Holly Liersch

Disaster Response - Reverend Morgan Gordy 

Domestic Hunger Grants - Reverend Ben Moravitz                                

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

E-News Network - Carolyn Davis

Financial Questions - Holly Liersch or Dr. 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 - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Leadership Boundary Training - Reverend Ben Moravitz 

Leadership Convocation 

          Programming - Reverend Jill Henning

          Logistics - Carolyn Davis

Lutheran Youth Organization (SESLYO) - Reverend Jill Henning

Mission Interpretation - Wayne Fell 

Mobility - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Morton Fund - Wayne Fell

Mutual Ministry Committee - Bishop Julian Gordy 

New Starts including Synod Authorized Worshiping Communities (SAWCs) - Wayne Fell 

Nominations (Assembly) - Dr. 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

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

Resolutions (Assembly) - Reverend Delmer Chilton

Roster - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Stewardship - Wayne Fell

Supply Pastors

          Available to Supply - See list here

          Request to be added - Reverend Ben Moravitz

Synod Assembly 

          Manager - Carolyn Davis 

          Payments - Holly Liersch 

Synod Authorized Ministers - Deacon Jeanette Burgess

Synod Council

           Liaison - Dr. Sandra Gustavson

           Logistics - Carolyn Davis

Website - Carolyn Davis

Women of the ELCA - Carolyn Davis 

Youth and Young Adult Ministry - Reverend Jill Henning