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Synod names interim bishop

In July, the Minneapolis Area Synod council named Glenn Nycklemoe as interim bishop, effective Aug. 1.

In an announcement, Michelle Reichow, synod vice president, wrote: "Bishop Nycklemoe brings vast experience in both parish and synodical ministry. We look forward to his leadership during this time of transition."

Nycklemoe previously served as bishop of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod. He replaces Craig Johnson, who resigned to take an interim call at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, following the death of its pastor, Paul Youngdahl, in June (August, "Johnson resigns as bishop").

A new bishop will be elected at the synod assembly in February.


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