2021 Nominees for Executive Council and Court of Adjudication

The 2021 Nominating Committee presents the candidates named below for positions to be elected at the August Mission Convocation. We believe that all the individuals named are qualified and would do well in their service if elected.

Any delegate to the 2021 NALC Mission Convocation may nominate additional candidates for Executive Council and Court of Adjudication. Delegates are encouraged to submit such nominations as soon as possible to allow the nominees time to submit the required biographical information to the Nominating Committee. Additional nominations must be submitted to the Nominating Committee by June 16. For more information, visit thenalc.org/nominate.

Executive Council

Each year the convocation elects one pastor and one layperson to the Executive Council for four-year terms. The 2021 clergy candidates are as follows (name, current congregation and nominating congregation):

The Rev. Dr. Jess Abbott, Christ Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg, Florida; nominated by Faith Lutheran Church, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Rev. Mark A. Werner, Emanuel Lutheran Church, Elmer, New Jersey; nominated by Emanuel Lutheran Church, Elmer, New Jersey

The 2021 lay candidate is (name, current congregation and first congregation to nominate):

Mr. Joel B. Williams, Badger Lutheran Church, Badger, South Dakota; nominated by First English Lutheran Church, Lennox, South Dakota

Court of Adjudication

This year two individuals, clergy or lay, will be elected to a four-year term on the Court of Adjudication. The 2021 candidates are as follow (name, current congregation and nominating congregation):

The Rev. Dr. Jeffray S. Greene, Prince of Peace, Fayettville, Georgia; nominated by Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran, Manistee, Michigan

Mr. Lyle Hollander, St. John Lutheran, Boyden, Iowa; nominated by St. John Lutheran, Boyden, Iowa

Mr. Matthew A. Lind, Port Madison Lutheran, Bainbridge Island, Washington; nominated by Port Madison Lutheran, Bainbridge Island, Washington 

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