The Synod’s Commission on Ministerial Growth and Support (CMGS) is reissuing a call for nominations for an executive director.
The executive director reports to the commission and to the Synod president, and is responsible for providing principal leadership in promoting the vocational development and continuing education of our church’s workers and the well-being of our church’s workers and their family members.
Duties include promoting and providing tools to help congregations be sensitive to and provide for the vocational development, continuing education, and health and well-being of the church’s workers and their families; facilitating positive personal relation-ships, family interactions and healthy lifestyle behaviors; supporting church workers by creating and administrating continuing-education initiatives such as the Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support (PALS), the Coaching Principals and Welcoming New Teachers; and serving as an advocate for church workers through various writings.
A nominee must be an active member of an LCMS congregation; be faithful to the Holy Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions; be supportive of the Synod’s Constitution, Bylaws and policies; have experience in counseling, education, health management or promotion, or a related discipline; be a rostered church worker of the Synod with demonstrated understanding of and commitment to wholistic wellness and vocational development; and have proven competence in administration and leadership.
Nominations should be submitted by Feb. 11 to Barbara Ryan, Human Resources, The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, 1333 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122-7295; firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax (314) 996-1121.
Posted Dec. 27, 2004