2020 Bishop Election

Our Next Bishop
With the decision to CANCEL our 2020 Synod Assembly, please watch for updates as to how the bishop election process will move forward. 
See "How to Elect a Bishop" document - preparing voting
members to the assembly regarding the nominating and
election process in our synod. ​ 













  • Rev. Liz Albertson - Dir. for Evangelical Mission/Asst. to the Bishop, Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod
  • Rev. Dr. Nathan Frambach - Prof. of Pastoral Theology, Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque
  • Rev. Libby Howe - Dir. for Evangelical Mission/Asst. to the Bishop, La Crosse Area Synod
  • Rev. Peter Jonas - Pastor, Our Savior's and Grace Lutheran Churches, Whitehall, Wis
  • Rev. Mark Kvale - Pastor, Trinity Lutheran, Sparta
  • Rev. Joanne Richmond - Pastor, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, La Crosse

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