Northwest Washington Synod Council

The council, meeting every other month, serves as the board of directors and the interim legislative authority in bewteen Synod Assemblies. They provide vision, support, and resources so that congregations and other ministries can carry out their mission. Question for the council? Contact our VP by email.

  • Bishop - Rev. Shelley Bryan Wee Faith, Everett (2025) #
  • Vice President - Kay Edgerton Nativity, Renton (2022, re-elected in 2022) #
  • Secretary - Rev. Deanna Wildermuth (2022) #
  • Treasurer - Bart Brosten, Phinney Ridge, Seattle (2024) #
  • Imani Austin, Immanuel, Seattle (2023)
  • James Colver, Salt House, Kirkland (2022) #
  • Curt Eidem, Our Savior's, Everett (2024)
  • Rev. Hector Garfias-Toledo, Trinity, Lynnwood (2022, relected in 2022)
  • Rev. Ivar Hillesland, Church of the Apostles (2024)
  • Rev. Rebecca Langholz, Zion, Ferndale (2024) #
  • Beth Lewis, Our Savior's, Everett (2022)
  • Sherianne Molzahn Caldwell, Immanuel, Seattle (2024)
  • Deacon Luke Allgeyer, Columbia City of Hope, Seattle (2024)
  • Lauren Ode-Giles, Christ, Ferndale (2024)
  • Eric Peoples, First, Bothell (2022)
  • Rev. Sam Sseba, Prince of Peace, Seatac (2024)
  • Elizabeth Stitt, Prince of Peace, Shoreline (2024) #
  • NEW* - Salvador Cossio, Grace, Des Moines (elected 2022)
  • NEW* - Rev. Netsie Griffith, Faith, Bellingham (elected as Secretary 2022)
  • NEW* - Shane Lambing, Pointe of Grace (elected 2022)
  • NEW* - Cindy Shultz, Emmaus Table at 7400 Woodlawn, Seattle (elected 2022)
  • * newly elected persons begin September 1, 2022

The Executive Committee, noted above with a #, meets monthly and provides guidance for the council and leadership between synod council meetings. Find minutes & financial reports here.

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