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Pastoral Call Process:
Now Accepting Nominations for Candidates
As announced at the June 24 JELC Voters Meeting, the JELC Call Committee is now gathering names of potential
candidates for the position of called pastor. Congregation members are encouraged to submit nominations for names to
be reviewed by the Call Committee and for the LCMS Minnesota South District to gather initial supporting documents.
Nominations must be submitted using the official Nomination Form from the Minnesota South District Office.
These forms are due to the JELC office no later than Sunday, July 22, either in hard copy
(available in the narthex after church and in the church office) or electronically by completing
the Nomination Form
and attaching to an email sent to
This is the next step in the call process, which can take from six to eighteen months.
If you have questions about the call process, please feel free to contact any of these members of the
Call Committee: Sandy Kolar, Charlie Avoles, David Lumpp, Lydia Volz, David Mennicke, and Katherine Mennicke.
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS NEEDED FOR EX-PRISONERS
Gently used household items are needed for recently released prisoners served by Crossing Home,
an organization that helps released prison inmates adjust to living on their own.
Jehovah Lutheran Church at 1566 Thomas in St. Paul is helping gather dishes, cooking pans, small
appliances, flatware and furniture on behalf of Crossing Home, which has an office at the church.
Bring items to the church's Donation Center indoors to the left at the Thomas Street entry before or
after worship at 10:15 a.m. Sundays. To set another dropoff time, contact the church at 651-644-1421 or
email@example.com; or contact Jim Seemann (651-276-8047 or
Seemann is a congregation member and liaison with Crossing HOME.
Contact him especially for guidance about donating larger furniture.
More about Crossing HOME is at
Sunday-school kids helped collect food-shelf items.