2022 Synod Elections

Congratulations to the following people who were elected to positions during our 2022 Synod Assembly:


  • Synod Council, At-Large, Lay (3-year term): Richard Cedergren - Fish Lake, Harris
  • Synod Council, At-Large, Clergy (3-year term): The Rev. Nouk Vagh - Hmong Central, St. Paul
  • Committee on Discipline, Clergy (6-year term): The Rev. Lue Moua - St. Mark’s, Randolph
  • Committee on Discipline, Lay (6-year term): Annie Morgan - Amazing Grace, Inver Grove Heights
  • Consultation Committee, Clergy (6-year term): Kristen Eisele - Farmington, Farmington
  • Consultation Committee, Lay (6-year term): Thaoke Her - Good Samaritan, St. Paul


The Assembly also ratified appointments by the Synod Council to replace persons who were previously elected as voting members to the Churchwide Assembly in August 2022 but are now unable to attend. These persons include:

  • Toya Dragseth - St. Anthony Park, St. Paul (lay, person of color and/or primary language other than English)
  • The Rev. Sarah Kerkes - Zion, Chisago City (North Conference, clergy)
  • The Rev. Kim Kyllo - St. John’s, Lakeville (South Conference, clergy)
  • Barbara Moon - Easter, Eagan (South Conference, lay)
  • Annie Morgan - Amazing Grace, Inver Grove Heights, (Southeast Conference, lay)
  • Gail Seaver - Trinity, Lindstrom (lay, male)


They join these previously elected as churchwide voting members:

  • Delia Bingea - Humble Walk, St. Paul
  • Penny Catlin - Trinity, Stillwater
  • The Rev. Mollie Dvorak - St. Mark, Circle Pines
  • The Rev. Tanner Howard - All Saints, Cottage Grove
  • Laurie Krachmer - St. Michael’s, Roseville
  • David Laden - Como Park, St. Paul
  • Jason Langworthy - St. Anthony Park, St. Paul
  • Mark Lichtenberger - St. James, Burnsville
  • Bishop Patricia Lull - Gloria Dei, St. Paul
  • Jennifer Norris Peterson - Gloria Dei, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Jen Rome - Pilgrim, St. Paul
  • Deacon Jennifer Schneider - Our Redeemer, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Patrick Shebeck - St. Paul-Reformation, St. Paul
  • The Rev. Jenny Sung - St. Andrew’s, Mahtomedi
  • Melissa Taphorn - Shepherd of the Valley, Apple Valley
  • Abraham Watson - Galilee, Roseville


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