Elected: John H.K. Schreiber, 44, as bishop of Southeast Michigan Synod, effective Jan. 21.
When: Nov. 19, on the sixth ballot, 199-171 over Dennis Kenny, director of pastoral care, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, San Francisco.
Bio: Assistant to the bishop, Southeast Michigan Synod. Pastor of Olivet Evangelical Lutheran Church, Detroit. Graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio.
Replaces: Robert Rimbo, who resigned Aug. 31 and is now serving as pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, New York.
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