2022 Acknowledgements

Thank you to the following people who made our 2022 Synod Assembly possible:


Assembling Planning and Logistics (Staff):

Michael Gold

Anna Marsh

Leslie Ortiz

Mary Smith


Elections Committee:

The Rev. Sarah Anderson - Christ the King, New Brighton | North Central Conference
The Rev. Steve Cruys - Chisago Lake, Center City | North Conference
Mary Kowitz - Arlington Hills, St. Paul | City Conference
The Rev. Kim Kyllo - St. John’s, Lakeville | South Conference
Barb Malamen - Amazing Grace, Inver Grove Heights | Southeast Conference
Karen Pavel - Zion, Chisago City | North Conference
The Rev. Peter Weston Miller - Trinity, Stillwater | East Central Conference
Helen Yotter - Amazing Grace, Inver Grove Heights | Synod Council Representative
The Rev. Jon Yurk - Christ the Servant, Vadnais Heights | East Central Conference
Staff Liaison: Rolf Lowenberg-DeBoer


Credentials Committee:

The Rev. Nathan Baker-Trinity - First, Rush City

The Rev. Betsy Hoium - Prince of Peace, Roseville (Synod Council Representative)

The Rev. Patrick Joiner - Luther Memorial, South St. Paul

The Rev. Walt Lichtenberger - St. James, Burnsville

The Rev. Lloyd Menke - Our Saviour’s, Hastings

Tori Remer - St. Timothy, St. Paul

The Rev. Patrick Shebeck - St. Paul-Reformation, St. Paul

The Rev. Scott Simmons - Cross, Maplewood

Staff Liaisons: Deacon Krista Lind & the Rev. Justin Grimm


Worship Planning Team:

John Helgen - Roseville, Roseville (Lead Musician)
Daniel Pederson - Roseville (Worship Bulletin Design)
Deacon Stephanie Anderson - St. Andrew’s, Mahtomedi
The Rev. Bristol Reading - St. Luke, St. Paul
The Rev. Marty Wyatt - Roseville, Roseville
The Rev. Lauren Wrightsman - Roseville, Roseville
Ana Becerra, intern pastor - Cristo Rey, New Brighton
Deacon Abby Matter - Roseville, Roseville
The Rev. Amy Mihelich-Smith - St. Andrew’s, Mahtomedi
Bishop Patricia Lull


Remembering the Children Liturgy:

The Rev. Joann Conroy
The Rev. Tim Maybee - Amazing Grace, Inver Grove Heights
The Rev. Andrew Tengwall
Bishop Patricia Lull


Additional Thanks:

The amazing team at St. Andrew's in Mahtomedi, especially Mark Jackson, Sara Renner, Brad Nelson, Bill Bakken, Doug McLean, Paul Leonetti, Matt Leonetti, Joe Holmberg, Carrin Mahmood, Sue Gilsdorf

Randy Smith, Recording Secretary 

A Piece of Cake Bakery in St. Paul

Marie Wiegert MAN, BSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA, on-site first responder

Dan Nyberg, photographer 


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