The Northeastern Ohio Synod Council appointed Marcus J. Miller as interim bishop, effective Nov. 1. The synod’s bishop from 1995 to 2006, Miller retired in 2012 as president of Lutheran Southern Seminary, Columbia, S.C. He succeeds Elizabeth A. Eaton, who had served as bishop since 2007 and was elected ELCA presiding bishop by the 2013 Churchwide Assembly (see "Go, Sow! Sow! Go!").
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