iab-728x90

The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

iab-728x90

Bishop proposes new churchwide structure

Even before he moved his things into the 11th floor corner office at 8765 Higgins Rd., Mark S. Hanson envisioned a different structure for the organization the ELCA calls "churchwide."

That dream has grown into a design proposal the presiding bishop unveiled in September. If adopted, the plan will cut 41 positions, including six executive directors; dissolve the Higher Education and Schools, Congregational Ministries and Outreach divisions and the Multicultural Ministries and Women commissions; and form five departments (see below).


The rest of this article is only available to subscribers.

text size:

this page: email | print

iab-728x90
April issue

APRIL issue:

Faith traditions

More...