National Bishop Re-elected
The Rev. Susan Johnson Continues as the National Bishop
of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
The National Assembly of the ELCIC met at the University of Regina from July 11th to 13th. The Rev. Susan Johnson was re-elected National Bishop for a fourth term. She was first elected to the position in June 2007 and was the first woman to become the National Bishop. In her address to the delegates after her re-election she said “I am overwhelmed with gratitude and thanksgiving. I am honoured to be re-elected as your National Bishop.”
The theme for the National Assembly was Called to Journey Together: The Ministry of Reconciliation. For more information about the National Assembly and its decisions, go to the webpage for this gathering. For pictures and to get a sense of the happenings at the National Assembly, check out ELCIC’s facebook page.
One of the people elected to the National Council is the Rev. Jane Gingrich. She is the pastor at Hills of Peace in Kamloops, BC and is currently the Dean of the Southern Interior Region of the BC Synod.
~ The photographs are from the ELCIC Facebook page.